Top 5 Surprising Facts about James Webb Space Telescope that many don’t know

The towering primary mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope inside a cleanroom at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Hopefully, you caught the truly exciting news that the James Webb Space Telescope launched very successfully on Dec 25, 2021.


No seriously … finally. (See Item 1 in my list below).

With this milestone now reached, a nail-biting six months of truly anxious waiting commences.




In the post-truth age, we are awash with many dubious claims; gods, ghosts, aliens, conspiracies, and other mysterious things. Here we strive to work out what is really true and what is sincerly belived but is just a myth.

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Blogger and writer with a keen interest is science, skepticism, critical thinking, and many other weird and whacky topics.

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