Cosmos Def

“Thirty days after its launch, the tennis court-size telescope made its way into a parking spot that’s about a million miles away from Earth. From there, it will begin its ambitious mission to better understand the early days of our universe, peer at distant exoplanets and their atmospheres and help answer large-scale questions such as how quickly the universe is expanding.” NPR: The James Webb telescope reaches its final destination in space, a million miles away.

+ “The observatory’s unprecedented infrared measurements might at last bridge a growing rift between astronomers over how fast the universe is expanding.”

+ It’s a great day for science. It’s a terrible day for a young Alvy Singer’s homework.

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