What a difference 11 billion years makes, as can be seen in these two comparative views of our Milky Way galaxy. The top view shows how our galaxy looks today; the bottom view, how it appeared in the ... more 
What a difference 11 billion years makes, as can be seen in these two comparative views of our Milky Way galaxy. The top view shows how our galaxy looks today; the bottom view, how it appeared in the remote past. This photo illustration is base less 
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SPACE.com | Photo By NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI)
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 3:00 PM EST