Balloon Experiment Solves Mystery of Far Infrared Background

Scientists have found a way to look past Earth’s atmosphere — and ancient cosmic dust — to glimpse galaxies that were formed in the first 5 billion years of the Universe.
A new study, released today in the journal Nature, reveals first-ever news from star-forming regions both near and far — including some from the edges of the Universe, which are racing away from us the fastest because of the Universe’s expansion.
The findings also clear up the sources of the Far Infrared Background, long shrouded in mystery.

Full article by Anne Minard on Universe Today



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