Aug 31, 2022

Webb telescope is already challenging what astronomers thought they knew

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Astronomers’ beliefs are already being challenged by the telescope’s discoveries.

The famed James Webb Space Telescope, launched eight months ago and orbiting the sun a million miles from Earth, has started bringing up a number of questions for astronomers as its striking images flood in.

Unsurprisingly, the telescope has delivered some intriguing and exciting observations of the very distant universe. Surprisingly, these observations are not what astronomers thought they would be, as was first reported in the Washington Post.

Webb telescope sees surprisingly massive distant galaxies, raising questions about early galaxy formation.

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