Epoch of Reionization

The JWST Solves the Mystery of Ancient Light

The very early Universe was a dark place. It was packed with light-blocking hydrogen and not much else. Only when…

1 month ago

James Webb is a GO for Cycle 2 Observations!

The observation programs for Cycle 2 of the James Webb Space Telescope have just been announced, and they are a…

8 months ago

JWST Glimpses the Cosmic Dawn of the Universe

Thanks to the JWST, galaxies that existed during the Cosmic Dawn have been observed for the first time!

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

Hungry Black Hole was Already Feasting 800 Million Years After the Big Bang

Black holes swallow everything—including light—which explains why we can't see them. But we can observe their immediate surroundings and learn…

1 year ago

Astronomers are Working on a 3D map of Cosmic Dawn

The latest results from the HERA Collaboration suggest how the earliest galaxies in the Universe slowly dispelled the cosmic "Dark…

1 year ago

The James Webb Links Modern Green Pea Galaxies to Ancient Galaxies in the Cosmic Dawn

When the James Webb Space Telescope lifted off from Earth on Christmas Day in 2021, it carried a lot of…

1 year ago

Construction Begins on the Square Kilometer Array

At twin ground-breaking ceremonies today in South Africa and Australia, project leaders formally marked the start of construction on what…

1 year ago

New Simulation Recreates an Early Time in the Universe That Still Hasn't Been Seen Directly

A new simulation suite created by an international team of scientists shows what the James Webb will be seeing soon!

2 years ago

Nancy Grace Roman Telescope Will do its Own, Wide-Angle Version of the Hubble Deep Field

Remember the Hubble Space Telescope's Deep Field and Ultra-Deep Field images? Those images showed everyone that what appears to be…

2 years ago