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Galaxy ring discovery challenges thinking on universe | BBC News

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UK scientists have discovered a gigantic, ring-shaped structure in space.

It is 1.3bn light-years in diameter and appears to be roughly 15 times the size of the Moon in the night sky as seen from Earth.

Named the Big Ring by the astronomers, it is made up of galaxies and galaxy clusters.

The team at the University of Central Lancashire said that it is so big it challenges our understanding of the universe.

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