Now that the James Webb Space Telescope has released its first images, it’s time for the science programs to begin.
We meet 5 scientists 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