dr-becky 1 year ago
astrophysicist #Space and Time

JWST's "Too Massive" Galaxy Problem Solved?

Remember those overmassive galaxies that JWST found that people claimed proved "the big bang never happened?" when in reality it was just that we couldn't explain how they'd got so big?

Well, turns out those galaxies probably aren't that massive after all.

In this video we're chatting about one assumption (called the Initial Mass Function of stars) used to calculate their masses needed a bit of a tweak...

Dr Becky Smethurst
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