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Explainer - Understanding the James Webb Telescope with Dr Jono Squire

Monday 18th July 2022 | Quintin Jane | R1 News Reporter |
Images from the James Webb Telescope show outer space in never-seen-before definition. Image: Time Magazine/NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI

The first images from the James Webb Telescope - the successor to the Hubble Telescope - were released by NASA last week, with the images grabbing hold of communities across the internet. I spoke with Astrophysicist at the University of Otago Dr Jono Squire about the images, and what this telescope means for the field of astronomy.