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James Webb Space Telescope Directly Images an Exoplanet for the First Time

This marks the first of many exoplanet direct images to come by the JWST.

An artist’s conception of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Source: NASA, via Wikimedia Commons.

For the first time, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has directly imaged an exoplanet. The image was viewed through four different light filters and shows how powerful the JWST’s infrared view is at detecting…

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Jimmy Ng, Ph. D

Jimmy Ng, Ph. D

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I write about science, technology, and science fiction; 3x top writer (science, space, future); semiconductor engineer by day