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12th March 2014
Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre of the Amgueddfa Cymru-
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Two of Europe’s cosmic explorers, the Herschel Space Observatory and the Planck Satellite, have revolutionised our understanding of the formation of stars, galaxies and the Universe. I will outline the major results and their implications.
School of Physics and Astronomy,
Europe’s Cosmic Explorers
Herschel (shown on the left) has shown that galaxies in the early Universe were cooler than those we see around us today, indicating that early galaxies were more bloated.