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Distant galaxy regains title as oldest in universe

By ALICIA CHANG, Associated Press Published: December 13, 2012
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LOS ANGELES — A galaxy once considered the oldest has reclaimed its title, scientists reported Wednesday.

Poring through Hubble Space Telescope photos, the team recalculated the galaxy's age and determined it is actually 13.3 billion years old — not a mere 13.2 billion.

The dim galaxy filled...

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