The Morning Star

Niall Leah
2 min readApr 11, 2022

The Hubble telescope has broken the record on the most distant thing we have ever seen in the Universe.

NASA images (Shutterstock)

So NASA’s Hubble telescope made a pretty exciting discovery.

The light from a star reflected At roughly 28 billion light-years away. It’s the most distant object we have ever seen in the cosmos. It’s named after the half-elf Earendel from Tolkien’s Silmarillion.

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Niall Leah

An ex-pat from the UK living in Chengdu, China. I satisfy my endless curiosity about the incredible journey of humanity by reading, traveling, and writing.