Study suggests faint galaxies illuminated early universe

A new study has found that the light from tiny galaxies more than 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today.

Green pea galaxies could help understand formation of early universe

The rare Green Pea galaxies that were discovered by the general public in 2007 could help confirm astronomers` understanding of reionization - a pivotal stage in the evolution of the early universe, according to a new study.

Hubble solves mystery of ghost galaxies

For many years, astronomers have been trying to find out why some puny, extremely faint dwarf galaxies spotted in our Milky Way galaxy’s back yard contain so few stars.