Universe in a spin at Big Bang

An excess of counter-clockwise rotating, or “left-handed,” spiral galaxies have been found, providing evidence that the universe does not have mirror symmetry, and that it may have been born spinning at the time of the Big Bang.

The discovery, by University of Michigan researchers, provides new insights about the shape of the Big Bang. A symmetric and isotropic universe would have begun with a spherically symmetric explosion shaped like a basketball.

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