UW astronomer: NASA’s new telescope shows clearest images of other galaxies to date

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unveiled a handful of its first images taken by the James Webb Telescope (JWTS) on Monday, and for many scientists, it’s been an astronomical feat.

James Davenport, an astronomer at the University of Washington, told Gee and Ursula that the findings are just the beginning.

Noting that NASA’s release of the initial five photos taken from the James Webb telescope were merely test images, Davenport said, “knowing that they’re going to do even more with this telescope is really, really exciting.”

“JWTS is the first telescope that will be able to detect the composition of atmospheres of planets around other stars, which

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