Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Scientists detect light from a single star more than nine billion light years away

Scientists detect light from a single star more than nine billion light years away

"Normally, a star this far away would be far, far too faint to see. Like, hundreds of times too faint! However, in this case, we caught a break from the Universe: The light from the star has been hugely magnified by the gravity from a cluster of galaxies between us and it."

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