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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Long Ago and Far Away...

The oldest explosion yet detected in the Universe (~13 billion years ago) reported on here:


Astrophysicist Bing Zhang (...gotta love that name :-)) writes in Nature about the finding.
Next year the Hubble telescope will be used to look for the galaxy from which the star explosion emanated.

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