Population III stars

Carbon is Surprisingly Abundant in an Early Galaxy

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has once again found evidence that the early universe was a far more complex…

5 days ago

A Galaxy Only 350 Million Years Old Had Surprising Amounts of Metal

Astrophysicists working with the JWST have found a surprising amount of metal in a galaxy only 350 million years after…

7 months ago

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…

11 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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.

1 year 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

4 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…

5 years ago