This galaxy is the farthest into space we have ever seen
When you start talking about cosmic measurements, most people have a hard time truly comprehending the figures involved. They become abstract, conceptual — so much larger than any human experience.
So the age of the universe just seems like a number, but it’s a very big number: roughly 13.8 billion years. That means the “edge” of the universe is 13.8 billion light-years away — so far away that we’ve never been able to observe it.