James Webb Space Telescope

Hubble Telescope detects water vapour in the atmosphere of smallest exoplanet GJ 9827d

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have made a groundbreaking discovery in their search for exoplanets. For the first time, they have detected...

Webb image techniques reveal faint features in galaxy NGC 5728

Modern age JWST image development techniques.

Galaxy Mergers unveil the mystery of inexplicable hydrogen emission in early Universe

Astronomers have long been puzzled by the detection of light from hydrogen atoms in the very early universe. According to theory, the abundant Lyman-α...

The oldest black hole ever observed

It is ‘eating’ its host galaxy to death.

New discovery in Beta Pictoris System reveals unseen structure

Scientists have made a new discovery in the Beta Pictoris planetary system, located just 63 light-years away. This system has been studied for decades...

Chandra and Webb combine to solve the mystery of the “Green Monster”

The Green Monster was first spotted in Webb data in April 2023.

A carbon-lite atmosphere could be a sign of habitable planet

The James Webb Space Telescope can detect.

Astronomers look 3.5 billion years into the past

Astronomers focused their work specifically on the old, compact clusters.

Webb Telescope captures Uranus’ spectacular rings and its moons

The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope recently trained its sights on unusual and enigmatic Uranus, an ice giant that spins on its side. Webb...

New record holder: Webb identifies tiniest free-floating brown dwarf

Brown dwarfs are sometimes called failed stars, since they form like stars through gravitational collapse, but never gain enough mass to ignite nuclear fusion....

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