The James Webb Space Telescope looked back in time 13.4 billion years. you read that right

and doing so allowed scientists to find those early galaxies, The ones humanity has ever seen (so far, that is).

These galaxies containing countless stars were formed soon after the birth of the universe.

"For the first time, we've discovered galaxies only 350 million years after the big bang,

And we can be absolutely sure of their fantastic distances."

Brent Robertson, an astrophysicist at the University of California Santa Cruz,

Those who worked on the research said. in a statement.

It is a special experience to find these early galaxies in such stunningly beautiful images."

To capture the extremely faint light from these galaxies,

Astronomy team trained on the Webb Telescope - the most powerful space observatory ever built

on a relatively small patch of sky. But they watched for many hours,