The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope discovered the brightest quasar ever seen in the early universe 12.8 billion light years from Earth. The quasar’s light began its journey when the universe was only about a billion years old, so the discovery also provides an insight into the formation of galaxies.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.