James Webb Space Telescope: News

09 Nov 2023

Astronomy

James Webb Space Telescope discovers doppelganger of Milky Way 

Using the powerful James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), astronomers have discovered a distant galaxy that bears striking similarities to our own Milky Way.

06 Nov 2023

NASA

NASA's streaming service launches this week: Check what it'll offer

NASA is launching a new streaming channel, NASA+, on November 8.

16 Oct 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST finds ethane on three Kuiper Belt dwarf planets

A team of international astronomers have used NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to study three fascinating dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt, namely Sedna, Gonggong, and Quaoar.

22 Sep 2023

NASA

JWST finds carbon dioxide on Europa, fuels possibilities of life

Jupiter's icy moon Europa, known to have a subsurface ocean beneath its crust, is among the most intriguing targets in the search for extraterrestrial life.

15 Sep 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST captures stunning biopolar jets emanating from young star

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a mesmerizing image of bipolar jets, called Herbig-Haro 211, emanating from a young star in constellation Perseus.

14 Sep 2023

NASA

NASA's next flagship space telescope could be JWST's successor

NASA is planning on its next major space telescope, called the Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO). The upcoming mission could serve as a potential successor to the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

14 Sep 2023

NASA

JWST measures the universe's expansion rate but scientists are puzzled

NASA's powerful James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has confirmed the expansion rate of the universe previously measured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

12 Sep 2023

NASA

JWST detects life-supporting elements in the atmosphere of an exoplanet

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has unveiled something intriguing yet again. The telescope has detected carbon-based molecules in the atmosphere of an exoplanet that could be harboring oceans.

01 Sep 2023

Technology

JSWT's latest image reveals stunning details of expanding supernova remnants

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a striking image of SN1987A, a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, just 170,000 light-years away from Earth.

29 Aug 2023

Space Science

JWST reveals new details of star formation in nearby galaxies

The James Webb Space Telescope's groundbreaking FEAST (Feedback in Evolved Astrophysical Systems with the Telescope) observations are providing valuable insights into stellar nurseries in galaxies beyond the Milky Way.

29 Aug 2023

NASA

JWST, Hubble to help NASA's Juno Probe study Jupiter's moon

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), Hubble Space Telescope, and NASA's Juno spacecraft are joining forces to study Jupiter's moon, Io, which is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

04 Aug 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST records stunning details of Ring Nebula

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a breathtaking image of Ring Nebula, or Messier 57 (M57), unveiling intricate details of the cosmic object.

02 Aug 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST unveils secrets of Jovian moons Io and Ganymede

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has uncovered new information about Jupiter's moons Io and Ganymede.

27 Jul 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST drops striking image of actively forming stars

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured yet another spectacular cosmic sight.

25 Jul 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope detects water vapor in planet-forming region

An interesting new study, published in the journal Nature, has claimed that rocky exoplanets could contain vast amounts of water from the time they are born.

20 Jul 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST makes surprising discovery of carbon in early universe

Using NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), scientists have detected significant amounts of carbon in the early universe—about a billion years after the Big Bang.

12 Jul 2023

NASA

JWST's 1-year anniversary: NASA shares spectacular image of star-forming region

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has reached a crucial milestone. The powerful observatory has successfully marked one year of conducting science investigations, broadening our understanding of the universe in ways like never before.

12 Jul 2023

NASA

JWST completes one year of science investigations: Check key discoveries

Exactly one year ago, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) stunned the world by providing the deepest view of the cosmos.

07 Jul 2023

NASA

Why JWST's discovery of most-distant black hole is puzzling scientists

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has spotted the most distant active supermassive black hole known to humans.

04 Jul 2023

NASA

NASA's Webb photographs spectacular spiral galaxy born from 'cosmic clash'

The latest image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) reveals an enormously bright spiral galaxy lying about 120 million light-years away in the constellation Vela.

03 Jul 2023

NASA

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 striking image was captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

30 Jun 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope discovers earliest galaxies of 'cosmic web'

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has detected some of the earliest galaxies in the cosmos.

27 Jun 2023

NASA

JWST makes first-ever discovery of crucial carbon compound in space

Using NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), scientists have identified a new carbon compound, called methyl cation, for the first time in space.

20 Jun 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb peers into the atmosphere of rocky exoplanet

About 40 light-years away, a planetary system consisting of seven rocky exoplanets orbiting a single star, called TRAPPIST-1, has particularly intrigued scientists.

07 Jun 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope captures 45,000 galaxies from early universe

A new image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows galaxies that existed in the ancient universe, which formed only a couple of million years after the Big Bang.

01 Jun 2023

NASA

NASA's Webb telescope maps 'ultra-hot' exoplanet, finds water in atmosphere

Exoplanets are key targets for astronomers in the search for potentially habitable worlds.

31 May 2023

NASA

NASA's Webb spots giant vapor plume on Saturn's moon Enceladus

Researchers using NASA's James Webb Space Telescope have mapped a massive plume of water vapor arising from Saturn's moon Enceladus.

26 May 2023

NASA

Latest discoveries by NASA's 33-year-old Hubble Space Telescope

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is among the most powerful space observatories. To date, the telescope has probed more than 40,000 cosmic objects, providing views that are not possible with ground-based telescopes.

16 May 2023

NASA

JWST finds water around rare comet but scientists are puzzled

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has detected water around a rare comet lying in the main asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars.

09 May 2023

NASA

JWST's recent discoveries: From alien asteroid belt to early universe

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been providing spectacular glimpses of the cosmos since it commenced operations.

02 May 2023

NASA

NASA's Webb detects water vapor but source remains a mystery

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has detected hints of water vapor but researchers are not sure, as yet, if the signals are from a rocky planet or the star it orbits.

14 Apr 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST finds black hole from the beginning of time

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) may have discovered the oldest black hole ever. Webb's onboard equipment allows it to look back to the earliest phases of the universe.

07 Apr 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST captures Uranus's ring system in stunning details

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured extraordinary details of Uranus, ranging from the planet's spectacular ring system to features of the atmosphere.

05 Apr 2023

NASA

How NASA's James Webb telescope spotted the oldest-ever galaxies

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has spotted four of the most ancient galaxies that have been known to date.

28 Mar 2023

NASA

NASA's JWST detects exoplanet's temperature for first time: Know how

Researchers have used the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to measure the temperature of a rocky Earth-like exoplanet called TRAPPIST-1 b.

15 Mar 2023

Space News

How NASA's Webb captured the rare sight of dying star

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured the rare sight of a dying star right before it goes out with a supernova explosion.

01 Mar 2023

NASA

Glitch or mystery: JWST captures galaxy thrice in single image

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) makes exciting discoveries on a regular basis. Now, it has captured an image in which a galaxy within cluster RX J2129 appears thrice.

13 Feb 2023

NASA

Has NASA's Webb found the mirror galaxy of Milky Way

A distant galaxy has been found that resembles the early stages of the evolution of the Milky Way.

09 Feb 2023

Google

Hey Google Bard, here's more about the first photographed exoplanet

Things went south for Google after it released a promotional clip for Bard—its AI chatbot—on February 7. The bot gave an incorrect answer when asked about the latest discoveries of the James Webb Space Telescope.

09 Feb 2023

Google Bard

Failed demo costing company $100 billion? That happened to Alphabet 

Google unveiled Bard, its new experimental AI service, earlier this week. The ChatGPT-rival was expected to calm the storm at the search giant's doorstop.

07 Feb 2023

Asteroid

NASA's James Webb telescope "serendipitously" spots extremely small main-belt asteroid

Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), an international team of European astronomers has spotted an asteroid in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.

02 Feb 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope captures spiral galaxy in stunning detail

A new image released by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) depicts a crowded field of galaxies and bright stars, while the spotlight is on a spiral galaxy.

01 Feb 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope resumes operations after instrument glitch

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is back in form again.

30 Jan 2023

NASA

NASA's Webb provides fresh insights into the ringed asteroid Chariklo

Scientists have been able to peer closer at a ringed asteroid named Chariklo by using the James Webb Space Telescope.

25 Jan 2023

Space News

NASA's Webb unveils 'building blocks of life' in icy clouds

An international team of astronomers, using the James Webb Space Telescope, has obtained an extensive inventory of the deepest, coldest ice measured in a molecular cloud.

12 Jan 2023

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope confirms its first-ever exoplanet 

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has added another feather to its cap. For the first time, observations from JWST have helped researchers confirm the presence of an exoplanet.

11 Jan 2023

NASA

James Webb's deep-field image reveals three of the earliest galaxies

Three of the earliest galaxies have been identified from the deep-field image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope.

04 Jan 2023

NASA

NASA's Webb telescope offers a spectacular glimpse of merging galaxies

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has caught a pair of merging galaxies called II ZW 96.

23 Dec 2022

European Space Agency

NASA's James Webb captures magnificent spiral galaxy with details never-seen-before

A new image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) reveals a bright, spiral galaxy called NGC 7469, which has been aptly captioned 'cosmic wreath.' The image unveils new details that have never been seen before.

21 Dec 2022

NASA

Ground-breaking discoveries from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope in 2022

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the biggest space telescope ever constructed.

14 Dec 2022

NASA

NASA's Webb telescope detects galaxies formed right after Big Bang

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has spotted four of the oldest galaxies seen to date.

05 Dec 2022

Space News

James Webb's image reveals never-seen-before details of Pillars of Creation

A new image, courtesy of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), has revealed unprecedented details of the Pillars of Creation. By combining data from Webb's Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) and Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI), this new composite image has been created.

24 Nov 2022

NASA

NASA's James Webb reveals 'game-changing' details of an exoplanet atmosphere

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has revealed immense details of exoplanet WASP-39b, also called Bocaprins, for the first time ever.

18 Nov 2022

NASA

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope reveals the most distant galaxies

Astronomers have identified two of the most distant galaxies ever known using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

17 Nov 2022

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope captures star formation in stunning detail

A new image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) reveals a fiery cosmic hourglass encapsulating a protostar within a dark cloud.

11 Nov 2022

Space News

NASA's James Webb telescope captures fine details of dwarf galaxy

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a stunning image of a dwarf galaxy named Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte (WLM), which lies only three million light-years from Earth.

04 Nov 2022

Space News

Scientists spot oldest-ever star cluster in James Webb's deep-field image

Remember the first deep-field image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)?

31 Oct 2022

Space News

NASA's James Webb telescope snaps distant pair of colliding galaxies

The $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to deliver bang for the buck.

27 Oct 2022

NASA

NASA's James Webb telescope reveals 'cosmic knot' in early universe

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a new image that points to a cluster of galaxies forming around a bright red quasar. The discovery will likely help us understand how galaxy clusters in the early universe came together.

21 Oct 2022

Space News

NASA's James Webb captures extraordinary details of 'Pillars of Creation'

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) does it again! The space observatory has captured a stunning image, revealing intricate details of the historic 'Pillars of Creation,' which lies 6,500 light-years from Earth.

11 Oct 2022

Space News

James Webb telescope reveals distant galaxy with a bone-like structure

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to amaze us with incredible pictures of the unseen realm.

22 Sep 2022

Neptune

James Webb captures clearest picture of Neptune in decades

Wherever the James Webb Space Telescope's (JWST) gaze lands, it unlocks something new. This time, the telescope turned its eyes toward Neptune.

07 Sep 2022

Space News

James Webb captures an elusive 'cosmic tarantula'

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has once again grabbed the headlines. This time for capturing a cosmic tarantula.

02 Sep 2022

NASA

James Webb telescope photographs exoplanet in unprecedented detail

A blazing gas giant beyond our solar system has been caught in unprecedented detail by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This is the first image of an exoplanet by the $10 billion telescope.

30 Aug 2022

Space News

Gravity is not behind the accelerated expansion of universe: Study

The universe has been expanding since the Big Bang. The first eight billion years saw a relatively constant expansion rate.

26 Aug 2022

Space News

James Webb space observatory discovers CO2 on an alien planet

We never detected the presence of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of an exoplanet. At least, not until now.

03 Aug 2022

NASA

James Webb telescope reveals star formation in stunning Cartwheel Galaxy

Another day, another feather in the hat for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This time, it peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy and has shown us details we've never seen before.

02 Aug 2022

Jupiter

James Webb Space Telescope captures stunning image of Jupiter

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) first showed us images from the beginning of the time itself. Now, it has captured something closer to home - Jupiter.

26 Jul 2022

Space News

Astronomers observe star formation in dwarf galaxies using Indian telescope

Have you ever wondered how stars are formed in distant dwarf galaxies? If you have, a group of astronomers from India, France, and the US led by Pune's Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) have something for you.

14 Jul 2022

NASA

Lesser-known facts about NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

The name James Webb Space Telescope has been resonating all over the world.

13 Jul 2022

Space News

China working on space mission to find new Earth

After heading to the Moon and Mars, China is now trying to find a planet with conditions suitable for sustaining human life.

13 Jul 2022

Jupiter

Breathtaking new images from James Webb reveal more about universe

After the deepest and sharpest image of the universe, NASA has released images of other galaxies and exoplanets captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).