Science DiscoveriesWar, pandemic, inflation: The year 2022 is not exactly presenting its most generous side. The fact that the past months embodied the exact opposite for the world of astronomical research seems all the more remarkable. A few weeks ago we were able to marvel at the first breathtaking images of the James Webb telescope, which provide us with a foretaste of all the cosmic secrets that will soon be unraveled. In addition, researchers were able to detect the most distant and thus oldest known galaxy. But that’s not all: the oldest known star was also identified recently and added to the space maps. Find out more about the discovery of Earendel and what we have learned so far about the glistening bright celestial body in today’s video!