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24 October 2010

The Oldest Object Ever Photographed?

There is a paper in NATURE this week that has caught the attention of a lot of people. Even those who are not into astrophysics! Awhile back the Hubble telescope took the image you see below. See that little smudge? This image may contain the most distant and oldest object ever seen by human eyes. From European Southern Observatory/NASA Astronomer Matt Lehnert from the Observatoire de Paris and a team …


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