The Inverse Awards 2022
History in the making.
NASA-GSFC, Adriana M. Gutierrez (CI Lab)
In December 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope launched into space, carrying with it the promise of a new era for astronomy.
NASA, ESA, CSA, Jupiter ERS Team; image processing by Judy Schmidt
Here are 15 remarkable images from JWST’s inaugural year in space:
NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI
This is a snapshot of the dwarf galaxy Wolf–Lundmark–Melotte (WLM), our sharpest view of the isolated region to date.
JWST peered through thick dust clouds around spiral galaxy IC 5332 for an eerie, mid-infrared view of its punctured arms.
Two galaxies, known collectively as IC 1623, are actively merging 270 million light-years away from Earth in this JWST image.