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The First Galaxies in the Universe

Credit: ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

Credit: ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

By Stuart Wyithe

By measuring the spatial distribution of cosmic hydrogen, the SKA will help to answer some of the biggest missing pieces in our knowledge of the universe’s history, including when the first galaxies formed and how they influenced the universe around them.

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