SIGNS IN THE HEAVENS: Astronomers discover most distant star ever seen…

Astronomers have spotted the most distant star ever observed that is 9 billion light-years from Earth, a new study reported Monday. “For the first time ever we’re seeing an individual normal star — not a supernova, not a gamma-ray burst, but a single, stable star — at a distance of 9 billion light-years,” said Alex Filippenko, an astronomer at the University of California-Berkeley and co-author of the study. The star … Continue reading SIGNS IN THE HEAVENS: Astronomers discover most distant star ever seen…