Population III stars

Have We Seen the First Glimpse of Supermassive Dark Stars?

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) examines what are known as dark…

2 months ago

More Evidence of Massive First Generation Stars

A few days ago I wrote about the search for Population III stars. These stars were the first stars of…

3 months ago

Has JWST Finally Found the First Stars in the Universe?

New observations from JWST hint at pockets of new gas in the halo of more evolved galaxies, where these first-generation…

4 months ago

Here's How You Could Get Impossibly Large Galaxies in the Early Universe

A study by an Israeli team of astronomers offers a solution to the "impossibly massive" galaxies Webb observed.

4 months ago

Can JWST see Galaxies Made of Primordial Stars?

With a bit of luck, the Webb Space Telescope might be able to see a galaxy full of the first…

11 months ago

Did Supermassive Black Holes Collapse Directly out of Giant Clouds of gas? It Could Depend on Magnetic Fields

New research shows how the seeds of Supermassive Black Holes (SMBHs) could have formed from gas clouds with amplified magnetic…

11 months ago

What Telescope Will Be Needed to See the First Stars in the Universe? The Ultimately Large Telescope

The oldest stars in the Universe are cloaked in darkness. Their redshift is so high, we can only wonder about…

3 years ago

The First Stars Formed Very Quickly

Based on a new study, it is possible that the first stars in our Universe formed about 1 billion years…

4 years ago

Traces of One of the Oldest Stars in the Universe Found Inside Another Star

Despite all we know about the formation and evolution of the Universe, the very early days are still kind of…

4 years ago

Ancient Star Found that’s Only Slightly Younger than the Universe Itself

Thanks to a team from John Hopkins University, a star was recently discovered that is 13.5 billion years old, almost…

5 years ago