The James Webb Space Telescope has solved many mysteries and created many more

In science, it is often said that data doesn't care what you think. This is especially true when it comes to cutting-edge new instruments like the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). So it was no surprise that some of the data from the James Webb Space Telescope wasn't exactly what scientists expected.

In the 2024 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate, astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson moderated a discussion at the National Museum of Natural History in New York. The conversation was between scientists and revolved around the topic of how data from the telescope could change our fundamental understanding of our universe. Of discrepancies in age Universe Because of the unexpected brightness of early galaxies, the James Webb Space Telescope has already prompted scientists to reconsider how the early universe worked, leading to discoveries that could lead to major shifts in our models of the universe over the next decade or more of the James Webb Space Telescope's lifetime. .

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