MIRI Instrument

Woohoo! JWST's Mid-Infrared Instrument is Fully Operational Again

Engineers with the James Webb Space Telescope have figured out a way to work around a friction issue that arose…

4 weeks ago

A New Image From Webb Shows Galaxy NGC 1365, Known to Have an Actively Feeding Supermassive Black Hole

A new James Webb image shows the Great Barred Spiral Galaxy in stunning detail!

4 months ago

Brrr. Webb’s MIRI has Reached 6.4 Kelvin, Just a few Degrees Above Absolute Zero

The latest update on the James Webb Space Telescope literally sent a shiver down my spine! The telescope’s Mid-Infrared Instrument…

8 months ago

It’s Been Three Months in Deep Space, and Webb’s Mid-Infrared Instrument is Still Cooling Down

The James Webb Space Telescope continues to cool down out at its location at Lagrange Point 2, about 1.5 million…

8 months ago

Meet MIRI, Infrared Camera for Webb Telescope

Our friend Will Gater from the BBC's Sky At Night Magazine had the chance to get a behind-the-scenes tour of…

11 years ago