"Baby Boom" of Stars Occurred After Big Bang

Oldest stars not much younger than the universe


With the help of the Antarctic's South Pole Telescope and the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) radio telescope, Scientists were able to discover something amazing in the field of Astronomy. The scientists discovered that there was a "baby boom" of stars very soon after the Big Bang. The scientists discovered stars 12 billion light years away, an interesting observation considering the universe is 13.7 billion years old.