James Webb space telescope

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Image of star cluster sheds light on early stages of universe
James Webb space telescope brings insight into birth of stars at ‘cosmic noon’ with image of NGC 346 cluster

Harry Taylor

11, Jan, 2023 @8:36 PM

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Best of 2022: James Webb space telescope – thousands of galaxies in a grain of sand – podcast
Astronomer Prof Ray Jayawardhana speaks to Ian Sample about the first spectacular images from the JWST – and what they tell us about the cosmos

Presented by Ian Sample, produced by Madeleine Finlay, sound design by Tony Onuchukwu, and the executive producer was Lorna Stewart

05, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Above and beyond: key events in 2022 that shaped space exploration
It was a great year for a slight lifting of the veil on the final frontier – from redirecting an asteroid to a glimpse into creation

Richard Luscombe in Miami

31, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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James Webb telescope captures ‘cosmic fingerprint’ formed by two giant stars
Series of 17 concentric dust rings was spawned by Wolf-Rayet 140 binary system thousands of light years away

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

12, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Will we ever see pictures of the big bang? We ask an expert
Dr Matthew Bothwell, public astronomer at the University of Cambridge, on whether humans will one day be able to observe the origin of the universe

Coco Khan

23, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Historic’ James Webb images show exoplanet in unprecedented detail
Telescope uses infrared light to reveal blazing gas giant shrouded in dusty red clouds

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Sep, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Webb telescope zooms in on planet beyond our solar system
The team observed carbon dioxide on a hot gas giant called Wasp-39b, about 700 light years away

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

25, Aug, 2022 @4:11 PM

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James Webb telescope gives a stunning look at galaxies far, far away
What the telescope’s incredible images show about how it operates – and the universe itself

Archie Bland

24, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Wednesday briefing: The telescope revealing the secrets of the universe
In today’s newsletter: After the James Webb space telescope sends extraordinary images of Jupiter, astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst explains why it’s so important

Archie Bland

24, Aug, 2022 @5:28 AM

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The Webb telescope: a source of wonder that is both aesthetic and technological | Monica Grady
The inspirational JWST is pushing the limits of how far back in time cosmologists can see

Monica Grady

17, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Revealed: hundreds of billions of stars. Now let’s search them for life | Louisa Preston
For astrobiologists like me, the first image from Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope reveals infinite possibilities of life beyond Earth, says Louisa Preston of University College London

Louisa Preston

14, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Disco was right! Nasa’s glitterball images were predicted by pop music
The James Webb space telescope’s pictures are impressive – but disco and Daft Punk did it first

Alex Rayner

14, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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