James Webb Space Telescope

New Webb Image of a Massive Star Forming Complex

The James Webb Space Telescope, a collaborative effort between NASA, the ESA, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), has revealed…

1 month ago

A Solo Brown Dwarf Found With Auroras

Astronomers have used JWST to find a brown dwarf with polar auroras like the Earth, or Jupiter. This is surprising…

2 months ago

JWST and Chandra Team Up for a Stunning View of Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A

NASA's long-lived Chandra X-ray Observatory teamed up with JWST for the first time, producing this incredibly detailed image of the…

2 months ago

TRAPPIST-1c Isn’t the Exo-Venus We Were Hoping For. But Don’t Blame the Star

A recent study accepted to The Astrophysical Journal uses computer models to investigate why the exoplanet, TRAPPIST-1c, could not possess…

2 months ago

Gaze Into the Heart of the Milky Way in This Latest JWST Image

Thanks to its infrared capabilities, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) allows astronomers to peer through the gas and dust…

4 months ago

An Epic Collaboration Between Hubble and JWST

Hubble and Webb have come together to create one of the most detailed and revealing images of an iconic galaxy…

4 months ago

Supermassive Black Holes Shut Down Star Formation During Cosmic Noon

Using data from Webb's NIRSpec instrument, an international team has confirmed that quasars shut down star formation in galaxies billions…

4 months ago

JWST Confirms the Formation of Heavy Elements in a Kilonova

A recent study published in Nature investigates recent observations from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and ground-based telescopes of…

4 months ago

A New Weather Feature was Hiding in JWST’s Picture of Jupiter

In July 2022, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) used its NIRCam (Near-Infrared Camera) to capture stunning infrared images of…

5 months ago

The Combination of Oxygen and Methane Could Reveal the Presence of Life on Another World

In a recent study, a pair of researchers from the Carl Sagan Institute developed a model for finding exoplanets similar…

5 months ago