James Webb

James Webb: Two years to Hubble successor's launch

Posted in Science on 4th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Engineers have finished assembling the telescope that will succeed Hubble.

James Webb: Hubble successor maintains course

Posted in Science on 27th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is reaching some key milestones in its preparation for launch in 2018.

New Tool Could Help Spot Alien Life

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

Earths atmosphere is heavy and keeps water from flying off into space. So astronomers looking for alien worlds that can harbor life have also been looking for heavy atmospheres.