This view from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) of the protoplanetary disk, or proplyd, Orion 294–606 showcases not only how magnificent JWST is at imaging objects like this, but also how distant stellar systems truly are from one another, even within the star-forming regions where they’re created. (Credit: NASA/ESA/CSA/McCaughrean & Pearson)

New JWST view showcases our cosmic isolation

Within our own Milky Way, new stars are currently being formed.

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Ethan Siegel
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The Universe is: Expanding, cooling, and dark. It starts with a bang! #Cosmology Science writer, astrophysicist, science communicator & NASA columnist.