Seeing The Universe Like We’ve Never Seen It Before

Now that the James Webb Space Telescope has released its first pictures, it is time for the technology programs to start.

We meet 5 researchers who will be using the telescope during its first cycle of operations looking at the earliest galaxies, red giant stars in the disc of Andromeda, star forming regions in the MIlky Way and nearby galaxies, the Trappist-1 exoplanet system, and mysterious icy bodies beyond the orbit of Neptune.

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0:00 – A Giant Leap for Science
1:59 – First full color, science quality images of JWST
8:11 – COSMOS-Web: mapping the earliest structures of the Universe
14:11 – Unearthing the fossilised Andromeda Galaxy
21:49 – Star formation in the Milky Way, Large Magellanic Cloud and Small Magellanic Cloud
26:56 – Trappist-1: checking atmosphere of exoplanet system with multiple earth-like planets in the habitable zone
31:27 – TransNeptunian objects: discovering the composition of icy bodies beyond Neptune

10 Comments:

  1. Cgi and cartoons…nothing goes into “Space”…Only Muppets and NPC’s buy into these fantasies…

  2. Hygrobiology CEO

    you are not alone….. and i am not from this planet

  3. 27:00 – Don’t forget to survey the Teegarden’s Star / planetary system. This system has fewer planets (2) in the host star’s green zone, but is only about 12 light years distant, relative to our Sun, as opposed to Trappist’s-1’s 40 light year distance.
    *_TRUST !!_*

  4. Inb4 the flat earthers spam hate comments 🙂

  5. patricia ferris

    Should make a space ship out of this material for human travell

  6. socialism works

  7. We don’t realize how small we really are bigger the biggest scenario you could. And it’s infinite times larger then that. This is what boggles my mind. The scale is simply unfathomable. The universe we know is a tiny grain of sand in some other universe. Which is a speck a dust in a larger universe. Think about microbes and atoms, this smaller then them exist life forms below. Crazy

  8. Fake . Where’s the moon and sun?

  9. Md Sahil Ansari -77

    This documentary really bought some tears down the eyes! Such things should kept on, Because it’s most fascinating thing that could ever be. The bigger “WHY” question

  10. The amazing part is the first Webb images were made in less than a day yet they’re far more detailed than what other telescopes could produce in weeks.

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