Web edition: November 26, 2012
A new light-detection technique will allow scientists to spot light from all stars in their field of view and going back to early in the formation of the universe.
“[This way of looking] provides us with a review of the entire history of cosmic star formation, including the very first epochs of star formation in the very early universe,” says Volker Bromm of the University of Texas at Austin.
N. Drake. Astronomers spot leftover light from distant stars. Science News, Nov. 1, 2012. [Go to]