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Wondering what science the Webb telescope will do first? Although Webb isn’t scheduled to launch until spring 2019, scientists are already planning key observations.

From objects within our solar system to the farthest reaches of the visible universe, Webb will bring new insights into the cosmos. Here, you can find the latest news features and press releases on Webb science and observations.


NASA’s Webb Telescope to Investigate Mysterious Brown Dwarfs

JAN. 4, 2018: Strange Star or Rogue Planet? Brown Dwarfs Defy Definition

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Early Science Observations Revealed

NOV. 13, 2017: First Publicly Available Science Observations for Webb Announced