Hubble Spots the Most Distant Type Ia Supernova Ever

Astronomers working on a multi-year program with the Hubble Space Telescope have announced the discovery of the most distant supernova ever observed, a stellar explosion that occurred over 10 billion years ago. ->

April 5, 2013
11:56 AM EDT
Pinpointing supernova SN Wilson within its host galaxy over 10 billion light-years away. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Riess (STScI and JHU), and D. Jones and S. Rodney (JHU)