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After the James Webb: The Next Big Telescope

And other news from the week in space and physics

The Thirty Meter Telescope. Image credit: TMT International Observatory.

Just over a month from now the James Webb Space Telescope will head skyward, unfurl its giant mirror and begin scanning the cosmos in unprecedented detail. That moment, if all goes according to plan, will be a triumph for American astronomy: the result of decades of work and billions of dollars, all…

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