#NASA

Understanding what the first James Webb images actually show?

2 weeks ago — Deep Dive

James Webb telescope: a scientist explains what its first, amazing images show – and how it will change astronomy After decades of development and many trials and frustrations along the way,...

Nasa considers sending swimming robots to habitable ‘ocean worlds’ of the Solar System

3 weeks ago — Deep Dive

Nasa has recently announced US$600,000 (£495,000) in funding for a study into the feasibility of sending swarms of miniature swimming robots (known as independent micro-swimmers) to explore oceans beneath the...

Free – James Webb wallpaper pack to celebrate its first images

4 weeks ago — Quick Read

This week NASA dropped the first images from the James Webb space telescope ... and we think it would be fair to say they have exceeded the most optomistic expectations...

Myths – A ‘doorway’ on Mars? How we see things in space that aren’t there

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Enthusiasts lit up social media recently with images of what appeared to be a “doorway” into a hillside on Mars. Was it, some wondered, evidence that the red planet could...

JWST – Fully Focused

3 months ago — Long Read

NASA and the ESA have announced that the alignment of the James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. The Space Agencies have confirmed the telescope is now capable of capturing...

James Webb goes super-cold

4 months ago — Quick Read

James Webb Space telescope 'Mid-Infrared Instrument' (MIRI) has now reached its incredibly low operating temperature. The US space agency NASA confirmed that the instrument - assembled in the UK -...