Cosmic Dawn | Science News

Real Science. Real News.

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.


Cosmic Dawn

Pinning down the origin and nature of the first stars

11:47am, June 4, 2002

Most parents will tell you that the arrival of their firstborn was a life-altering event. Abraham Loeb, a first-time father and cosmologist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass., is no exception. Standing in front of an audience of NASA astronomers one recent Friday afternoon, Loeb begins his lecture by flashing a slide of his 1-year-old daughter, Klil. "It's always fascinating to study the infant universe," he jokes.

This article is only available to Science News subscribers. Already a subscriber? Log in now.
Or subscribe today for full access.

Get Science News headlines by e-mail.

More from Science News

From the Nature Index Paid Content