National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

In this image provided by NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team, a stellar jet in the Carina Nebula is pictured in space. (credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team via Getty Images)

Astronomers Find Galaxy Nearly 13 Billion Light-Years Old

A team of Japanese astronomers using telescopes on Hawaii say they’ve seen the oldest galaxy, a discovery that’s competing with other “earliest galaxy” claims.

06/11/2012

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