Oldest galaxy is lone ranger

The most distant galaxy ever detected has been found .. how old? 13.2 billion light years … <insert stunned silence here> …Yikes!! … that’s close to the start of the universe … now that is truly fascinating. And here it is … Spotted in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field infrared image. The finding “pushes the … Read more

Two favorite Hubble images

Of all the Hubble images available, what is your favorite? Well, here are a couple of mine. Pillars of Creation Here you can see columns of interstellar gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula, and was taken April 1, 1995. To see a larger higher-resolution copy, click on the image. The columns that you can … Read more