Infant Universe Made Monster Galaxies – Now We Know When | Video

Scanning in the infrared, the European Southern Observatory's VISTA survey telescope in Chile and NASA's orbiting Spitzer Space Telescope uncovered 574 gigantic galaxies created around 1 billion years after the Big Bang.

credit : ESO/UltraVISTA team. Acknowledgement: TERAPIX/CNRS/INSU/CASU. Music: Johan Monell (www.johanmonell.com)