Magifying a Distant Galaxy (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption Light rays from a distant galaxy are deflected due to the gravity of a massive, foreground galaxy, as predicted by Einstein's theory of general relativity. This makes the background galaxy appear as multiple magnified images surrounding the foreground galaxy. Credit ALMA (ESO/NRAO/NAOJ), L. Calçada (ESO), and Y Hezaveh Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with articles about the South Pole Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter Array. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.