JWST

JWST Sees Multiple Gravitational Lenses in a Massive Cluster: “The Fishhook” and “The Thin One”

We've been getting plenty of spectacular images from the James Webb Space Telescope since it began operations last year. Fraser…

7 months ago

Jupiter’s Moons Get the JWST Treatment

A pair of studies published in JGR: Planets and Science Advances discuss new findings from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope…

7 months ago

Carbon-Based Molecules Seen Just a Billion Years After the Big Bang

The more astronomers look at the early Universe, the more discoveries they make. Some of those finds change what they…

7 months ago

JWST Sees the Most Distant Active Supermassive Black Hole

As astronomers push our views of the Universe further back in time, their telescopes keep uncovering surprises. That's the case…

8 months ago

JWST Shows How the Early Universe Was Furiously Forming Stars

We can gaze out into regions in our neighbourhood of the Milky Way and find orgies of star birth. The…

9 months ago

JWST Looks at the Atmosphere of a Stormy, Steamy Mini-Neptune

Just because there's no Mini-Neptune in our Solar System doesn't mean they're not common. They appear to be widespread throughout…

10 months ago

JWST Sees Merging Galaxies Releasing the Light of a Trillion Suns

If we want to know what it'll look like in about 4.5 billion years when our galaxy merges with Andromeda,…

10 months ago

Beautiful New Hubble Photo Shows Hot, Young Variable Stars in the Orion Nebula

Here’s another striking image from the venerable Hubble Space Telescope. These billows of blue and red show a detailed look…

1 year ago

Astronomers Pin Down the Age of the Most Distant Galaxy: Seen 367 Million Years After the Big Bang

Staring off into the ancient past with a $10 billion space telescope, hoping to find extraordinarily faint signals from the…

1 year ago

JWST Sees Frozen Water, Ammonia, Methane and Other Ices in a Protostellar Nebula

Want to build a habitable planet? Then you’ll need various and sundry ingredients such as carbon, hydrogen oxygen, nitrogen and…

1 year ago