“The Unexplored Epoch” –Evolution of Stars in the Early Cosmos

 

One of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) primary objectives will be “to unravel what happened in the first billion years after the big bang,” said K├íri Helgason, an astrophysicist at the University of Iceland. “Our work places important new limits on the amount of starlight we can expect to see in those first billion years — a largely unexplored epoch in the universe.”

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