James Webb Space Telescope

Another Ghostly Spiral Galaxy Revealed by JWST

The famous American baseball player once said, "You can observe a lot just by watching." That's certainly true of the…

6 days ago

Webb Scans a Nearby Brown Dwarf and Finds it has Clouds Made of Sand

An international collaboration has used data from Webb to characterize a brown dwarf, and found clouds of sand in its…

1 week ago

Webb Turns its Infrared Gaze on Mars

The first Webb images of Mars were just released by the ESA, revealing spectra from the planet's atmosphere and what…

2 weeks ago

Uh oh, There’s a Problem With one of Webb’s Science Instruments

James Webb is currently experiencing problems with its MIRI instrument. The problem is due to increased friction in one of…

2 weeks ago

Wow! Here's Webb's View of the Tarantula Nebula

Here’s the Tarantula Nebula like we've never seen it before. The James Webb Space Telescope turned its detectors towards the…

4 weeks ago

JWST Takes Its First Image of an Exoplanet

The James Webb Space Telescope has taken its first direct image of an exoplanet, a planet outside our Solar System.…

1 month ago

JWST Finds a Clear, Unambiguous Signal for Carbon Dioxide in an Exoplanet’s Atmosphere

An early – and exciting -- science result from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was announced today: the first…

1 month ago

Gaze Into the Heart of NGC 1365, Captured by Webb

Astrophotographer Judy Schmidt (aka. Geckzilla, SpaceGeck) is at it again! Earlier this month, she released a processed image of the…

1 month ago

Webb Telescope Sees Jupiter and Its Auroras in a New Light

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is designed to probe the farthest frontiers of the universe, but newly released images of…

1 month ago

Has JWST Found Proto-Globular Clusters?

The James Webb Space Telescope continues to deliver surprise after surprise. Next up, a team of astronomers have identified likely…

1 month ago