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NASA’s Webb Telescope From High Perch Gives Deepest Look at Universe

  • NASA releases detailed images of galaxies from space telescope
  • Scientists expect a torrent of knowledge from the telescope
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WATCH: The James Webb Space Telescope has released its first, full color images. They signify the start of various science programs that will look from just after the Big Bang to our own cosmic backyard.Source: Quicktake by Bloomberg

The James Webb Space Telescope, from its celestial perch almost 1 million miles from Earth, is giving humanity its deepest look ever into the farthest reaches of the universe. 

The US space agency NASA on Tuesday released images captured by the telescope, showing in new detail such wonders as a vast cloud of gas surrounding a dying star, and the steamy atmosphere of a giant gassy planet 1,150 light-years from Earth.