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Astronomers spot stars in the most distant galaxies for the first time

Astronomers spot stars in the most distant galaxies for the first time

Since its launch on December 25, 2021 (quite a Christmas present!), the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) took the sharpest and most detailed images of the Universe, surpassing even its predecessor, the venerable The Hubble Space Telescope! But what’s particularly exciting are the kinds of sightings we can expect, where the JWST will use its …

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Neutrinos from a nearby galaxy reveal the secrets of a black hole

Neutrinos from a nearby galaxy reveal the secrets of a black hole

In the zoo of subatomic particles, neutrinos are strange beasts. Unlike more familiar particles such as electrons and protons, ghostly neutrinos barely interact with normal matter: they can fly through a planet as if it isn’t even there. This makes them extremely difficult to detect and, for neutrinos from cosmic objects in the sky, even …

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Indian telescope SARAS finds clues to the first galaxies in the universe!  |  Weather.com

Indian telescope SARAS finds clues to the first galaxies in the universe! | Weather.com

Representative picture (NASA) Humanity’s fascination with the secrets of the universe is endless, and rightly so! After all, who wouldn’t want to know how our existence came about? The world has been collectively striving to find the answers for ages. And now he has taken a step forward, with India making a significant contribution to …

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The failure to detect the key signal allows astronomers to determine what the first galaxies were and were not, as

The failure to detect the key signal allows astronomers to determine what the first galaxies were and were not, as

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Researchers were able to make key determinations about the first galaxies to exist, in one of the first astrophysical studies of the period in the early universe when the first stars and galaxies formed, known as the cosmic dawn. Using data from India’s SARAS3 radio telescope, researchers led by the University …

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