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When were the *very* first stars born? Earlier than we can see, even with Hubble

16 Jun 2020, 13:00 UTC
When were the *very* first stars born? Earlier than we can see, even with Hubble NAOJ

When you look up at the night sky, you can see thousands of stars. The fact that they're there at all implies they had a beginning, and we know stars can exist for billions of years. We see them die, and we see them being born. It's not a huge leap of logic to presume that, given the finite age of the Universe, there must have been a time when the very first stars were born.

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