What is the James Webb Space telescope?

From Dr Emma Chapman’s Garden Talk “What were the Universe's dark ages?
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Often shortened to JWST, the James Webb Space Telescope, launched into space in 2022 with the intention of exploring deep space and telling us more about how the universe began.

The JWST is far more powerful than the Hubble telescope and so is able to take much higher definition images and capture much richer images of the telescope.

Learn more about this with our series “The Bright Night Sky”

For centuries, we have been looking up to the sky to understand the mysteries that surround us. The sky might hold the answers to some of our deepest questions such as where we came from. But what do we know so far?

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