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Étienne Klein’s tweet was liked and retweeted thousands of times before he revealed he was trolling and the photo showed a slice of sausage, not Proxima Centauri.
The object was spotted some 300 million years after the Big Bang, making it potentially the oldest known galaxy.
NASA revealed 5 new incredible photos from the James Webb Space Telescope, including stars we've never seen, and "structures that, honestly, we don't even know what they are."
A surprise discovery in the early universe has major consequences for the evolution of black holes and galaxies.
"Earendel" was spotted about 900 million years after the universe was born, making it by far the most distant star ever seen.
Methane is a potential sign of life that the James Webb Space Telescope can readily detect on other worlds, reports a new study.
If all goes to plan, the James Webb Space Telescope will be nudged into orbit at Lagrange Point 2 on Monday.
Kenneth Harris II, who has worked on everything from space security to next-generation observatories, was inspired to pursue a career in spaceflight by his father.
It has taken virtually the entire lifespan of the universe for the light from the 'Web of the Giant' to reach Earth.
"Oxygen is one of the most exciting molecules to detect because of its link with life, but we don't know if life is the only cause of oxygen in an atmosphere.”