Webb Begins its Journey on ESA’s Ariane 5 Rocket!

Webb Begins its Journey on ESA’s Ariane 5 Rocket!

Today, the James Webb Space Telescope successfully blasted off from the European Space Agency’s launch site in Kourou, French Guiana and started the month-long journey to its new home, 1 million miles from Earth ...
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Outer Planets Grand Tour

STScI: Hubble’s Grand Tour of the Outer Solar System

From its vantage point high above Earth's atmosphere, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has completed this year's grand tour of the outer solar system – returning crisp images that complement current and past observations from interplanetary ...
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Illustration of Exoplanet TOI-421 b and Its Star

STScI: Webb Primed to Lift the Haze Surrounding Sub-Neptunes

More than half of the Sun-like star systems surveyed in the Milky Way harbor a mysterious type of planet unlike any in our own solar system.  ...
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Illustration of Rocky Debris around a White Dwarf

NOIRLab: Rocky Exoplanets Are Even Stranger Than We Thought

Rocky debris, the pieces of a former rocky planet that has broken up, spiral inward toward a white dwarf in this illustration. Studying the atmospheres of white dwarfs that have been “polluted” by such debris, ...
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STScI: NASA’s Webb Will Join Forces with the Event Horizon Telescope to Reveal the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

STScI: NASA’s Webb Will Join Forces with the Event Horizon Telescope to Reveal the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

to create an image of the area directly surrounding the supermassive black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy ...
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NSO: NSF’s GONG Observations of Long-period Oscillations of the Sun

NSO: NSF’s GONG Observations of Long-period Oscillations of the Sun

A new set of solar oscillations with specific long-duration properties have recently been discovered by a group of scientists led by Laurent Gizon of the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (Germany) with a ...
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