Nasa Reveals Webb Telescope's
First Cosmic Targets
Cosmic Images from the James Webb
Space Telescope will include unprecedented views of distant galaxies, bright nebulae, and a faraway giant gas planet.
US, European and Canadian Space
Agencies are gearing up for a big reveal on July 12 of early observations by the $10 billion observatory
Klaus Pontoppidan, an Astronomer
"I'm Looking Very Much Forward to Not Having to Keep These Secrets Anymore, That Will Be a Great Relief,"
An International Committee
Decided the first wave of full-color scientific images would include...
The Carina Nebula
An enormous cloud of dust and gas 7,600 light years away, as well as the Southern Ring Nebula, which surrounds a dying star 2,000 light years away.
Webb's Infrared Capabilities
Allow it to see deeper back in time to the Big Bang, which happened 13.8 billion years ago, than any instrument before it.
The World's Best Dark Matter
Detector Whiffed on Its First Try