Tag: James Webb Telescope
July 15, 2022
This week, the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) were released by NASA. The telescope replaces the Hubble, with a much larger mirror geared to infra-red wavelengths which can (1) pass through dust clouds, and (2) recognize older stars and galaxies by their red-shifts.
JWST was a $10 billion joint effort between … More “The first pictures from the new James Webb Telescope – mind-blowing insights to our universe.”
April 16, 2022
Hubble Space Telescope.A new star has been discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been turning up amazing pictures of space for 32 years. The new star is called Earendel, a name that means “morning star”.
Earendel is a primordial star that existed in an ancient time – soon after the Big-Bang explosion that … More “The most distant star ever discovered, and it’s really really old.”