The Earthball is a fantastic tool for discussing our planet with children, combining playtime with education!

Cecilia Scorza, EU-UNAWE Germany

Cosmic Magnifying Glass

This picture shows the huge group of galaxies whose light took over 5 billion years to reach us. The strong gravity of the group is bending the light from more distant objects, like a magnifying glass, revealing an even more distant object behind -- the most distant star ever seen! 





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