in a blob far away…

 

actual photo of distant newfound blob

 

Furthermore, since it is so distant (over 11 billion light-years away), this blob, which is composed almost entirely of a dense cluster of galaxies and huge gas clouds, essentially blew off from the big bang.

For More Information:

“Newfound Blob is Biggest Thing in the Universe:”
http://www.space.com/2671-newfound-blob-biggest-universe.html

Image Credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

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