Extended Lyman Alpha Emitter Merging (image) Rutgers University Share Print E-Mail Caption An extended Lyman alpha emitting galaxy which shows evidence of merging, 12 billion light years from Earth, as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys. Credit NASA, ESA, Caryl Gronwall/Penn State Usage Restrictions Permission is granted to reproduce these images in connection with news coverage of this story. All other rights are reserved. 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.