Planetary Formation: James Webb Space Telescope Science Feature

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Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds

Stars and planets form in the dark – inside vast, cold clouds of gas and dust. The James Webb Space Telescope's large mirror and infrared sensitivity will let astronomers peer inside the dusty knots where the youngest stars and planets are forming.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Publication: October 19, 2010

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