Two experts break down the James Webb Space Telescope's first images, and explain what we've already learnt
By Karl Glazebrook, ARC Laureate Fellow & Distinguished Professor, Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology
Simon Driver, Professor of Astrophysics, The University of Western Australia
Today we saw the release of the first batch of images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. This is something we have both been waiting on for nearly 25 years. Back in those days, we were analysing the first Hubble images of the distant universe, and the details they revealed were shocking compared to anything we’d seen in ground-based images.
It seems the bar has been raised once again, and Webb is…
Read complete article
© The Conversation
- Wednesday, July 13, 2022