UC Riverside astronomers discover a new galaxy — Oct 24, 2013 by Take Two Show published on 2013/10/25 01:23:08 +0000 "The Galaxy Next Door" — This composite image of the Andromeda galaxy was produced by NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, showing Andromeda's ultraviolet side. ; Credit: NASA Astronomers at UC Riverside have recently discovered a new galaxy, a galaxy which they say is the most distant one ever discovered. Bahram Mobasher is an observational astronomy professor at UC Riverside and was part of the team that discovered this new galaxy. He and his team discovered the galaxy using infrared and deep optical images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Mobasher joins us to talk about the discovery.