Oldest stars possibly located

NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. da Silva/Spaceengine An artist’s rendering of a cloud of matter orbiting a quasar. Scientists believe one such cloud in a distant galaxy is the remains of one of the earliest stars to ever exist in the universe.

Astronomers believe they may have detected the last remnants of one of the first stars in the universe using a Maunakea telescope.