NIRISS

JWST Uses “Interferometry Mode” to Reveal Two Protoplanets Around a Young Star

The JWST is flexing its muscles with its interferometry mode. Researchers used it to study a well-known extrasolar system called…

3 weeks ago

JWST Scans an Ultra-Hot Jupiter’s Atmosphere

When astronomers discovered WASP-18b in 2009, they uncovered one of the most unusual planets ever found. It's ten times as…

12 months ago

Good News! Webb is Fully Operational Again

The James Webb Space Telescope is back to full science operations. One of the telescope‚Äôs instruments, the Near Infrared Imager…

1 year ago

Webb NIRISS Instrument has Gone Offline

The JWST is having a problem. One of its instruments, the Near Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph (NIRISS,) has gone…

1 year ago