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An image showing hundreds of galaxies in deep space.

James Webb Space Telescope captures ‘impostor’ galaxies in the act

The dusty star-forming galaxies that existed a billion years after the Big Bang could pass themselves off as the record-breaking galaxies discovered by NASA’s new space telescope and thought to date back to even earlier times. In the weeks since the first batch of science data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was released, …

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Webb Telescope captures colorful Cartwheel galaxy, 500 million light-years away

Webb Telescope captures colorful Cartwheel galaxy, 500 million light-years away

PARIS, France — The James Webb Space Telescope peered through the weather and massive amounts of dust to capture a new image of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing the spinning ring of color with unprecedented clarity, NASA and the European Space Agency. Located about 500 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Sculptor, the wheel took …

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