observatories and telescopes

Webb telescope captures first look at an exoplanet's atmospheric breakdown |  CNN

Webb telescope captures first look at an exoplanet’s atmospheric breakdown | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a faraway planet’s skies, scoring another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, can be …

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Webb telescope shares unique peek inside the early universe |  CNN

Webb telescope shares unique peek inside the early universe | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has provided astronomers with a glimpse of the early universe in a new image shared on Wednesday. The powerful space observatory is capable of detecting the faint light …

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The hunt for habitable planets may have just gotten far more narrow, new study finds  CNN

The hunt for habitable planets may have just gotten far more narrow, new study finds CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The hunt for planets that could harbor life may have just narrowed dramatically. Scientists had long hoped and theorized that the most common type of star in our universe — called an M …

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The hunt for habitable planets may have just gotten far more narrow, new study finds  CNN

The hunt for habitable planets may have just gotten far more narrow, new study finds CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The hunt for planets that could harbor life may have just narrowed dramatically. Scientists had long hoped and theorized that the most common type of star in our universe — called an M …

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Webb, Hubble space telescopes capture an intriguing galactic pair  CNN

Webb, Hubble space telescopes capture an intriguing galactic pair CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — When astronomers combine the observational powers of James Webb Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope, they capture more detailed portraits of the cosmos. A new image showcasing a galactic pair, shared by NASA …

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Webb telescope spies a celestial sparkler among the universe's earliest galaxies  CNN

Webb telescope spies a celestial sparkler among the universe’s earliest galaxies CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The very first image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope is revealing some of the oldest stars and galaxies in the universe, including one that looks like a sparkler, according to new …

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Spiral galaxy captured in 'unprecedented detail' by Webb telescope |  CNN

Spiral galaxy captured in ‘unprecedented detail’ by Webb telescope | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — A dazzling spiral galaxy located 29 million light-years from Earth appears in “unprecedented detail” in a new image released by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The “bones” of the galaxytypically obscured from view …

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Spiral galaxy captured in 'unprecedented detail' by Webb telescope |  CNN

Spiral galaxy captured in ‘unprecedented detail’ by Webb telescope | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — A dazzling spiral galaxy located 29 million light-years from Earth appears in “unprecedented detail” in a new image released by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The “bones” of the galaxytypically obscured from view …

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Neptune just experienced an unexplained temperature shift

CNN — The most distant planet in our solar system has presented a new mystery. Astronomers observing Neptune for the past 17 years with multiple ground-based telescopes tracked a surprising drop in the ice giant’s global temperatures, which was then followed by a dramatic warming trend at the planet’s south pole. Neptune, which orbits the …

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