Telescopes and Observatories

James Webb Telescope Arrives at Destination in Space: Updates and Video

After traveling nearly one million miles, the James Webb Space Telescope arrived at its new home on Monday. The spacecraft’s arrival checks off another tricky step as scientists on Earth prepare to spend at least a decade using the observatory to study distant light from the beginning of time. The telescope launched to space on […]

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A Divided World United to Launch the James Webb Space Telescope

America was a nation divided, but that did not stop it from building parts of the James Webb Space Telescope in a red state and testing them in a blue one. The European Union and Russia were facing off over Ukraine and other issues this year, but scientists from both sides will benefit greatly from […]

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