Universe Timeline

Universe Timeline

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This graphic shows a timeline of the universe, stretching from the present day (left) all the way back to the big bang (right). The position of the record-breaking galaxy GN-z11 is shown not far from where the first stars began to form. The previous record holder's position is also identified.

CANDELS, Cosmology, Distant Galaxies, GOODS, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Survey, Universe Age/Size


Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Oesch and B. Robertson (University of California, Santa Cruz), and A. Feild (STScI)