ALMA unveils rapid star formation in distant galaxies

ALMA unveils rapid star formation in distant galaxies

Researchers have found that galaxies forming stars at extreme rates 9¬†billion years ago were more efficient than average galaxies today. The question astronomers have been asking is whether such starbursts in the early universe were the result of having an overabundant gas supply, or whether galaxies converted gas more efficiently. In general, the larger a …