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First images from Nasa’s James Webb

 First images from Nasa’s James Webb
Science and Technology 

First images from Nasa’s James Webb

Oliver Milman  Ian Sample   /  Source:  The Guardian
12/07/2022


SMACS 0723

The pictures show elements of the universe as they were 13bn years ago, reshaping our understanding of the cosmos

Nasa has released an image of far-flung galaxies as they were 13bn years ago, the first glimpse from the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, which promises to reshape our understanding of the dawn of the universe.

The small slice of the universe, called SMACS 0723, has been captured in sharp detail by the James Webb space telescope (JWST), showing the light from many different twinkling galaxies, among the oldest in the universe. Joe Biden, who unveiled the image at a White House event, called the moment “historic” and said it provided “a new window into the history of our universe”...

The Guardian: First images from Nasa’s James Webb space telescope reveal ancient galaxies

NASA: First Images from the James Webb Space Telescop

Stephan’s Quintet

Southern Ring Nebula

Carina Nebula


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