This composite image shows examples of galaxies similar to our Milky Way at various stages of construction over a time span of 11 billion years. The galaxies are arranged according to time. Those on ... more 
This composite image shows examples of galaxies similar to our Milky Way at various stages of construction over a time span of 11 billion years. The galaxies are arranged according to time. Those on the left reside nearby; those at far right e less 
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SPACE.com | Photo By NASA, ESA, P. van Dokkum (Yale University), S. Patel (Leiden University), and the 3D-HST Team
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 3:00 PM EST