BREAKING NEWS: MACS1149-JD1, The most distant galaxy ever discovered!
Sarah here, a Cosmologist working at University College London as a researcher.
News has just been released to the public: the most distant galaxy ever found has been revealed! My colleague Nicolas Laporte - the second author of the discovery paper - and the whole team are very excited to finally make it public! Its name is MACS1149-JD1, and it is more than 30 billion light years away!
We put together a brief video on our channel to shed some details on this amazing find, including an answer to the question "How can this galaxy be 30 billion light years away if the universe is younger than that"?
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