The most distant object you’ve ever seen

. . .has now been detected by astronomers: a gamma ray burst from a star that collapsed 95% of the age of the universe ago. . .almost 13.7 billion years. Nothing more distant has hiresever been spotted—nor has a higher redshift (8.2). This is the kind of thing that gives me a twinge of regret at confining my science fiction to the Earth-Moon system.  Sure, you can get up to a lot of fun within it, particularly if you leverage those libration points.  But there are times I miss the rest of the Universe. . .

“Chains of logic so far gone they’ve done the redshift.–Stephan Lynx

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2 Responses to “The most distant object you’ve ever seen”

  1. Steven Klotz Says:

    You could always write a short story *smile*

    I for one would gobble up a story about an ancient dying star.

  2. David Williams Says:

    Who knows? Maybe space opera’s next for me. : )