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Science at the Frontier: Volume I
one be found. Djorgovski showed the scientists some pictures of one candidate "which has the romantic name of 3C 326.1, at a redshift of nearly 2, two-thirds of the way to the Big Bang." Whether this is a primeval galaxy remains a subject for debate, as is the case with many such candidates, because it is associated with intense radio emissions and its signals may be confounded by an active nucleus it contains. "We know about a dozen objects of this sort," said Djorgovski, "but what you really want to find are just ordinary galaxies forming with large redshifts. And that nobody has found so far."
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