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 Reveals Colors of Earendel, Most Distant Star Ever Detected

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has followed up on observations by the Hubble Space Telescope of the farthest star ever detected in the very distant universe, within the first billion years after the big bang.

Mesmerizing Image Shows The Vivid Death of a Doomed Star

It's called Messier 57, AKA the Ring Nebula, a glowing circle of gas in the constellation of Lyra, some 2,750 light-years from Earth.

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 Might Have Spotted the First Dark Matter Stars

In a first, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) may have glimpsed a rare type of star that astronomers aren’t even sure exists. These “dark stars” might not have been fueled not by nuclear fusion but by the self-annihilation of dark matter.

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 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.

NASA's Webb Confirms Its First Exoplanet

Researchers confirmed an exoplanet using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope for the first time.Formally classified as LHS 475 b, the planet is almost exactly the same size as our own, clocking in at 99% of Earth's diameter.