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James Webb Telescope James Webb telescope may have spotted some of the most distant galaxies ever seen

Researchers say that if the initial estimates are correct, these galaxies may have formed some 350 million to 450 million years after the Big Bang occurred

James Webb Telescope: A step toward reshaping our understanding of the universe

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha and Prof. Sabyasachi Chatterjee discuss the James Webb Space Telescope and the implications and future of the images it has brought us

Webb telescope opens new window in the sky

It’s an exciting time for astrophysicists as the Webb telescope delivers astounding details from the farthest reaches of the cosmos. Will it also help find dark matter and answer other questions?

James Webb telescope: First images reveal ancient galaxies

The images reveal far-distant galaxies as they were some 4.6 billion years ago. Experts believe that compelling images are the first step toward reshaping our understanding of the time when the universe dawned

James Webb Telescope James Webb telescope encounters a micrometeoroid, without major damage

After initial assessments, the team has found that the telescope is still performing at a level that exceeds all mission requirements despite a marginally detectable effect in the data

James Webb telescope James Webb Telescope completes arduous path, reaches destination

With the telescope reaching its parking spot, it will take another week to cool down further before engineers begin the months-long process of setting up its mirror to observe space

James Webb Telescope heads out to explore the origin of the universe

The mission is a joint effort by NASA, the ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency, with an aim of finding the light emanating from the early universe’s first galaxies by exploring the solar system and the exoplanets