A billion-year-old crime

Galaxy 3C 326 North is stealing gas from 3C 326 South. At first, based on the scale of a galaxy and the current price of gas, this sounds like grand theft.

The scene of the crime is about a billion light-years away. So in reality, the theft took place a billion years ago, but the light revealing it has only just arrived.

Fortunately for the alleged thief, the statute of limitations is way expired.

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