STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

STScI: Webb, Hubble Capture Detailed Views of DART Impact

Two of NASA’s Great Observatories, the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, have captured views of a unique NASA experiment designed to intentionally smash a spacecraft into a small asteroid in the ...
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NOIRLab: Potential First Traces of the Universe’s Earliest Stars

NOIRLab: Potential First Traces of the Universe’s Earliest Stars

Astronomers may have discovered the ancient chemical remains of the first stars to light up the Universe ...
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STScI: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

STScI: New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shows off its capabilities closer to home with its first image of Neptune. Not only has Webb captured the clearest view of this distant planet’s rings in more than 30 ...
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Red glowing center framed by a dark background. Glowing yellow and blue lights throughout the red area and into the dark area.

NOIRLab: Dark Energy Camera Captures Bright, Young Stars Blazing Inside Glowing Nebula

NOIRLab has released a breathtaking image of the star-forming Lobster Nebula (NGC 6357), which is located about 8000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Scorpius. This image reveals bright, young stars surrounded ...
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NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

NSO: U.S. National Science Foundation Celebrates the Inauguration of its Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

On August 31, 2022, a delegation of NSF leaders, congressional dignitaries, and members of both the scientific and Native Hawaiian communities gathered near the summit of Haleakalā, Maui to commemorate the inauguration of the world’s ...
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STScI: NASA’s Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

STScI: NASA’s Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system. This observation of a gas giant planet orbiting a Sun-like star ...
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