Tag Archives: James Webb Space Telescope

Preview: MIT Technology Review – January/Feb 2023

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MIT Technology Review – January/February 2023:

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023

Our annual look at 10 Breakthrough Technologies—including CRISPR for high cholesterol, battery recycling, AI that makes images, and the James Webb Space Telescope—that will have a profound effect on our lives. Plus care robots, 3-D printing pioneers, and chasing bugs on the blockchain.

Generative AI is changing everything. But what’s left when the hype is gone?

No one knew how popular OpenAI’s DALL-E would be in 2022, and no one knows where its rise will leave us.

AI is bringing the internet to submerged Roman ruins

The technology is making it easier to monitor underwater archaeological sites.

Previews: Science News Magazine – Dec 17, 2022

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Science News (December 17, 2022) Issue:

In 2022, the James Webb Space Telescope brought us new views of the cosmos

Science News looks back at some of the most stunning images from the James Webb telescope’s first year in space.

Long considered loners, many marsupials may have complex social lives

Viruses other than the coronavirus made headlines in 2022

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Dec 16, 2022

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Science Magazine – December 16, 2022 issue:

2022 BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR

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A new space telescope makes a spectacular debut after a troubled gestation

Tarantula Nebula captured by JWST’s Mid-Infrared Instrument. In this light, the young hot stars of the cluster fade in brilliance, and glowing gas and dust come forward.

Seen with JWST’s midinfrared instrument, the newborn stars of the Tarantula nebula fade into the background while clouds of dust and gas take center stage, including hydrocarbons that will later form planets.NASA; ESA; CSA; STSCI; WEBB ERO PRODUCTION TEAM

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Perennial rice promises easier farming

AI gets creative

Cover Preview: Scientific American – December 2022

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Scientific American – Inside the December 2022 issue:

How JWST Is Changing Our View of the Universe

The James Webb Space Telescope has sparked a new era in astronomy

JWST’s First Glimpses of Early Galaxies Could Break Cosmology

The James Webb Space Telescope’s first images of the distant universe shocked astronomers. Is the discovery of unimaginably distant galaxies a mirage or a revolution?

How Taking Pictures of ‘Nothing’ Changed Astronomy

Deep-field images of “empty” regions of the sky from JWST and other space telescopes are revealing more of the universe than we ever thought possible

Previews: New Scientist Magazine – Nov 12, 2022

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New Scientist – November 12, 2022 Issue:

How JWST could find signs of alien life in exoplanet atmospheres

The James Webb Space Telescope can peer into alien skies like never before. With six potentially habitable planets within its sights, astronomers are entering a new era in the search for biology beyond our solar system

What age do you really become an adult? And why it’s vital to know

The age at which you are considered an adult differs around the world, but emerging research into the developing brain suggests we may have got the concept of adulthood all wrong. When do we really become a grown-up?

Cover Previews: Science Magazine – August 12, 2022

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Death’s-head moths correct course based on an internal “compass,” a new study finds, revealing insights into how insects traverse such long distances during seasonal migrations.

Scientists scramble to set up monkeypox vaccine trials

Logistical and ethical challenges are complicating the design of efficacy studies

Harassment researchers decry proposed reporting rule

U.S. Title IX law update requiring mandatory reporting of sexual misconduct would cause harm, they say

Star’s midlife crisis illuminates our Sun’s history—and future

Long magnetic lull mimics Maunder Minimum, when sunspots largely disappeared 400 years ago

Star marine ecologist guilty of misconduct, university says

University of Delaware finding vindicates whistleblowers

Webb reveals early universe’s galactic bounty

Star formation after the big bang appears much faster than models had forecast

Read that research and more this week in Science. https://fcld.ly/zebukkw

Preview: New Scientist Magazine – July 16, 2022

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COVER STORIES

  • FEATURES – Bees vs wasps: Which insect is really worthy of all the buzz?
  • FEATURES – How many knots exist? A new computing trick is untangling the answer
  • FEATURES – How to go rock pooling: The surprising science on your nearest beach

Astronomy: James Webb Telescope First Images

The first images from the James Webb Space telescope have been revealed. Incredibly clear images of the Carina Nebula, the Eight-Burst Nebula, a galaxy cluster called Stephan’s Quintet and an exoplanet named WASP-96b make up the first set of science data from JWST.

Preview: New Scientist Magazine – July 9, 2022

Cover of this week's New Scientist magazine - 'The universe as we've never seen it before'

COVER STORIES

  • FEATURES – How to understand your inner voice and control your inner critic
  • FEATURES – 7 big questions the James Webb Space Telescope is about to answer
  • NEWS– Covid-19: What are the risks of catching the virus multiple times?

In this week’s issue: We’re about to see the first full-colour images from the James Webb Space Telescope – here’s what we can expect Available at newsstands and via our app for digital and audio editions. https://newscientist.com/issue/3394/