EGS-zs8-1: Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy Ever

An international group of astronomers led by Dr Pascal Oesch of Yale University has discovered a massive galaxy more than 13 billion years in the past and accurately measured the distance to it using the Multi-Object Spectrometer for Infra-Red Exploration (MOSFIRE) instrument on the W.M. Keck Observatory’s 10-m telescope. The galaxy, named EGS-zs8-1, is one [...] —> Read More