The rare “Green Pea” galaxy may be the most “chemically primitive” galaxy ever discovered

The rare “Green Pea” galaxy may be the most “chemically primitive” galaxy ever discovered

The rare “Green Pea” galaxy may be the most “chemically primitive” galaxy ever discovered

A new analysis of distant galaxies recorded by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) shows that they share properties with a rare class of galaxies called “green peas” found in our cosmic backyard.

One of these galaxieswhich existed when the Universe was only 5% of its current age, may be one of the most “chemically primitive” galaxies astronomers have ever seen.

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