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A James Webb Telescope scientist explains what it's like to create the most beautiful space images of our time

Two years ago, NASA unveiled JWST's first space images. Take a look at how image processors turn ra…

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Using the Webb telescope, scientists may have found the ‘best bet’ for an ocean world outside our solar system!

Among all known temperate exoplanets, this is possibly the most promising candidate for confirming …

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NASA's Webb Space Telescope discovered 3 rare galaxies that can help astronomers study the cosmic dark ages

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope spotted three galaxies forming when the universe was about only 4…

Lloyd Lee,Jessica Orwig   


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There might be a secret massive black hole in our galaxy that scientists didn’t know about till now!

We have found evidence for the second-biggest black hole in our Milky Way, challenging our understa…

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Check out stunning photos from the $2 billion space telescope that captures the invisible universe and that NASA plans to defund

Messier 74, nicknamed "the Phantom Galaxy" for its dimness, comes to life when Chandra revealed its…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Scientists want to build telescopes on the moon for up to $10 billion to see more of the universe than the James Webb Space Telescope

Astronomers want to build giant telescopes on the moon. They're already drafting blueprints and mak…

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2 'potentially hazardous' asteroids will streak by Earth this week, one as big as a mountain. You can watch it live.

On Thursday and Saturday, two different asteroids will hurtle past Earth at close range. You can wa…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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NASA is putting an 'artificial star' in orbit around Earth

NASA plans to launch a mini satellite into Earth's orbit that could revolutionize astronomy as we k…

Jessica Orwig   


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NASA's James Webb telescope spotted a strange 13 billion-year-old galaxy that shouldn't exist

The galaxy could re-write what we know about how dark matter shaped the early universe.

Marianne Guenot   


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Scientists finally think they know why giraffe necks are so long

Giraffes have the longest necks of any living animal today, but scientists debated why for over a c…

Jessica Orwig   


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Earth 2.0? Astronomers have discovered the nearest-yet potentially-habitable planet with Earth-like temperatures!

In our ongoing search for alien life, astronomers have scoured the cosmos, longing for a connection…

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A mysterious hole on Mars could be a jackpot of scientific discoveries, from extraterrestrial life to where astronauts could live

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter imaged a hole on Mars in 2022 that recently resurfaced, reigniti…

Ellyn Lapointe,Jessica Orwig   


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NASA telescope discovers mysterious hotspot of high-energy particles beyond our galaxy

Gamma rays and ultra-high-energy cosmic rays are filling a huge area of the sky. An astronomer call…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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A mysterious Jupiter-sized planet that shouldn't exist is as puffy as a marshmallow and astronomers finally think they know why

"Super puff" WASP 107b confused scientists for years. Now, two independent teams of astronomers thi…

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James Webb Space Telescope reveals one of the most mysterious worlds in the universe might have a volcanic moon

Mysterious brown dwarfs are neither planets nor stars, but this one somehow has northern lights, me…

Maiya Focht,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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13 breathtaking images NASA's James Webb Space Telescope took this year that changed our understanding of the universe

Now, well into its second year of operations, Webb has given us spectacular images of the universe …

Jessica Orwig,Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Jenny McGrath,Grace Eliza Goodwin,Marianne Guenot   


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Telescope in Utah detects mysterious cosmic ray beyond our galaxy

Scientists in Utah believe the "Amaterasu particle" traveled from beyond our galaxy.

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Scientists uncover enormous cosmic structure containing a whopping 20 galaxies!

The "Cosmic Vine" stands out as an exceptionally lengthy and vast structure, surpassing the size of…

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We've just discovered the most distant supermassive black hole ever. And boy, is it one massive infant!

Utilizing data from the James Webb Space Telescope, it was revealed that this black hole emerged ju…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen