How Webb’s NIRSpec instrument opened up 200 windows to our origins

Science & Exploration 11/18/2022 34 views 0 likes Astronomy is driven by big questions, and they don’t come much bigger than wondering how the first stars and galaxies began to form – eventually giving rise to our own existence. The answers lie buried in the far distant Universe, so distant that the light traveled billions … Read more

Looking ahead to Webb’s first images

Science & Exploration 01/06/2022 926 views 20 likes The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope will release its first full-colour images and spectroscopic data on 12 July 2022. As the largest and most complex observatory ever launched into space, Webb has been going through a six-month period of preparation before it can begin science work, calibrating … Read more