written by michelle starr, on march 30th, 2022

who: a team led by astrophysicist brian welch of johns hopkins university
what: really old star named earendel just found
when: study published march 30th, 2022
where: will be further researched with data from the webb tellescope
how: the home galaxy of this star was found by gravitational lensing and reverse engineering 

Interesting fact: scientists don’t know if this star is alone or in a binary system

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