Astronomers Reveal Stunning Image of Baby Star Coming Into Existence

james Webb Space Telescope continues to revolutionise astronomy - it now shows the birth of a star. The star is named L1527, and at this young age, it's still ensconced in the molecular cloud that spawned it.

Earliest, most distant galaxy discovered with James Webb Space Telescope

The two earliest and most distant galaxies yet confirmed, dating back to only 300 million years after the Big Bang, have been discovered using NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

James Webb Just Observed the Universe's Youngest Galaxies Being Born

Using the James Webb Space Telescope, researchers observed the birth of some of the youngest galaxies ever witnessed.

Webb detects most distant black hole merger to date

An international team of astronomers have used the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope to find evidence for an ongoing merger of two galaxies and their massive black holes when the Universe was only 740 million years old. 

The James Webb Space Telescope Reveals Details of the Horsehead Nebula

Focused on the part of the sky where you can spot the constellation Orion on clear nights, the James Webb Space Telescope’s latest dispatch blinks in astonishing images from an area known as the Orion B molecular cloud.

NASA's Webb Depicts Staggering Structure in 19 Nearby Spiral Galaxies

It’s oh-so-easy to be absolutely mesmerized by these spiral galaxies. Follow their clearly defined arms, which are brimming with stars, to their centers, where there may be old star clusters and – sometimes – active supermassive black holes.

Webb Discovers Methane, Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere of K2-18 b

A new investigation with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope into K2-18 b, an exoplanet 8.6 times as massive as Earth, has revealed the presence of carbon-bearing molecules including methane and carbon dioxide.

Never Before Seen Structures In A Supernova

The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a new image of Supernova 1987A, one of the most famous exploding stars.

Webb sees carbon-rich dust grains in the first billion years of cosmic time

This observation suggests exciting avenues of investigation into both the production of cosmic dust and the earliest stellar populations in our Universe, and was made possible by Webb’s unprecedented sensitivity.

JWST completes stunning visual collection of solar system's giant planets

NASA recently released a stunning new image of Saturn, depicting the planet's rings shining brightly against the blackness of space. The powerful space telescope has now captured all four gas giants in our solar system.

Webb Telescope Tracks Universe's First Light

New results from the James Webb Space Telescope find that radiation from ordinary galaxies cleared the primordial haze left over from the Big Bang, allowing the first light to shine through the early universe.

Webb telescope detects universe's most distant organic molecules

An international team of astronomers has detected complex organic molecules in the most distant galaxy to date using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

Webb telescope discovers oldest galaxies ever observed

The James Webb Space Telescope has discovered the four most distant galaxies ever observed, one of which formed just 320 million years after the Big Bang when the universe was still in its infancy, new research said on Tuesday.

Webb captures detailed infrared view of Uranus

The James Webb Space Telescope continues to wow astronomers and the public alike with its infrared view of deep space targets. Now its Uranus.

JWST Has Found Life's Building Blocks in The Depths of Space

In a molecular cloud called Chamaeleon I data from the telescope has revealed the presence of frozen carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur – elements vital to the formation of atmospheres and molecules.