A long time ago in a Galaxy browser far, far away…

Today marks exactly 10 years since the first publication that describes the popular Galaxy platform:

The tremendous success of the Galaxy project can be summarized by the following two graphs (taken from the statistics page on the Galaxy Wiki):

New user registrations on Galaxy main site


Publications that reference or mention Galaxy

I'm sure that the Galaxy team have a more official date to use as their anniversary, but I'll mark the 10th year since their initial publication to say congratulations and 'Happy Birthday'! I hope that Galaxy can emerge unscathed from those difficult 'teenage years' that lie just around the corner!