More heat than light from brightest galaxy

Henbest, Nigel
July 1991
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p23
Reports on the discovery of a distant galaxy in the Universe, by an international team led by Michael Rowan-Robinson of Queen Mary and Westfield College in London, England. Unique features of the galaxy; Background on the team's efforts to identify galaxies that emit infrared radiation; Measurement of the galaxy's spectrum using the William Herschel Telescope on La Palma; Explanation on why the galaxy could not be seen on ordinary photographs.


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