"Earendel" was spotted about 900 million years after the universe was born, making it by far the most distant star ever seen.
The unexpected discovery suggests that one in five galaxies in the ancient universe may be concealed behind dust.
Spectacular new images of the large-scale structures that link our universe were captured from the Chilean desert.
The radio emissions traveled 13 billion light years to Earth and are the most distant ever detected.
A new study reveals “by far the best evidence” for the elusive cosmic filaments that supercharge ancient galaxies with cold gas.
The active galactic nucleus is powered by a supermassive black hole and was spotted just 670 million years after the Big Bang, making it the most distant quasar ever discovered.
The Ultimately Large Telescope, a concept for a spinning liquid telescope, could see the light of the first stars.
Scientists shot protons at a deuterium nucleus to understand what the universe was like mere minutes after it was born.
12 billion light years from Earth, scientists spotted a galaxy that is the spitting image of a young Milky Way. Its discovery challenges our understanding of the early universe.
A disk galaxy in the early universe, just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, somehow formed during a time of chaotic cosmic conditions.
The blazar—powered by an extremely bright black hole that can blast a hole through galaxies—is the most ancient ever discovered, sending radio signals from the early universe
These ancient galaxies, known as H-dropouts, defy our current understanding of the early universe.