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How Does Webb See Back in Time?

Looking out in space is like looking back in time.
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Webb Stats

Fast facts about the James Webb Space Telescope
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Webb's Big Chill

An infrared telescope comes with an inherent design problem—it gives off heat. To capture infrared light from cosmic objects, the James Webb Space Telescope will have to be kept as cold as possible.
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The Incredible Expanding Telescope

The bigger the telescope, the better its vision.
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Doors to the Universe

Think how much more productive you could be if you could study a book, check your computer, watch the television, and consult a newspaper all at once.
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Who Is James Webb?

Second administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1961–1968
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What Are Atmospheres Like on Other Planets?

Examining planetary systems and the origin of life is one of the James Webb Space Telescope's core goals.
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Webb's Science Tools

Each instrument has unique features that will allow astronomers to study a variety of astronomical objects in different ways.
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Why Do Planets Have Rings?

Though we think of rings as being passive, decorative elements to a planet, they're actually more like an extra-planetary surface.
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