From the January 2008 issue

Galaxy quest

Caltech astronomers claim the most distant galaxies ever.
By | Published: January 24, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
In July 2007, Caltech’s Richard Ellis revealed images showing the first traces of galaxies near redshift 10. Light from these galaxies left them nearly 13.2 billion years ago, or just 500 million years after the Big Bang.