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JWST Discovers Its First Exoplanet, and It's Earth-sized!

Another milestone was achieved by the James Webb Space Telescope.

Researchers confirmed an exoplanet, a planet outside our Solar System, using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope for the first time. Formally classified as LHS 475 b, the exoplanet in the constellation Octans and is relatively close at only 41 light-years away…



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