The James Webb Space Telescope has taken its first direct image of a planet in a distant star system nearly 400 light years away, producing an image with a clarity that exceeds JWST’s designers’ expectations by about ten times. HIP 65426 b is a Jupiter-sized gas planet 385 light years awayread more

The data being gathered by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is upending the scientific community’s theories of galactic formation and evolution, with the incoming images showing that both the number of galaxies and their relative complexity—amongst other conundrums—were much greater in the early universe than originally anticipated. “We hadread more

On July 12, NASA released the first full images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), offering a deeper, more detailed look at a quintet of celestial phenomena. Aside from being 100 times more sensitive than the Hubble Space Telescope, the JWST is capable of seeing deeper into theread more