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Top Image from Universe Evolution animation: Birth of the First Stars

Middle Image from Universe Evolution animation: Expansion of Space

Bottom Image from Universe Evolution animation: WMAP Looks Back Through Time

Universe Evolution

The structure of the universe evolved from the Big Bang, as represented by WMAP's "baby picture", through the clumping and ignition of matter (which caused reionization) up to the present.

Credit: NASA / WMAP Science Team

Duration: 45.0 seconds

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