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Do Planets Have the Raw Ingredients for Life? The Answer is in their Stars

Finding planets that already have, or have the ingredients for intelligent life is a real challenge. It is exciting that…

3 days ago

Almost a Third of Early Galaxies Were Already Spirals

In the years before the JWST's launch, astronomers' efforts to understand the early Universe were stymied by a stubborn obstacle:…

4 weeks ago

Webb is an Amazing Supernova Hunter

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has just increased the number of known distant supernovae by tenfold. This rapid expansion…

4 weeks ago

Sulphur Makes A Surprise Appearance in this Exoplanet’s Atmosphere

At our current level of knowledge, many exoplanet findings take us by surprise. The only atmospheric chemistry we can see…

4 weeks ago

Webb Sees Asteroids Collide in Another Star System

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to make amazing discoveries. This time in the constellation of Pictor where, in…

1 month ago

Carbon is Surprisingly Abundant in an Early Galaxy

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has once again found evidence that the early universe was a far more complex…

1 month ago

An Earth-sized Exoplanet Found Orbiting a Jupiter-Sized Star

Red dwarf stars, also known as M-dwarfs, dominate the Milky Way's stellar population. They can last for 100 billion years…

1 month ago

NASA has a New Database to Predict Meteoroid Hazards for Spaceflight

There are plenty of problems that spacecraft designers have to consider. Getting smacked in the sensitive parts by a rock…

1 month ago

Galaxies in the Early Universe Preferred their Food Cold

One of the main objectives of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is to study the early Universe by using…

2 months ago

A New Venus-Sized World Found in the Habitable Zone of its Star

The parade of interesting new exoplanets continues. Today, NASA issued a press release announcing the discovery of a new exoplanet…

2 months ago