Seeing with greater clarity
October 26, 2022
After only a few months of operation, the James Webb Space Telescope is arguable the most important research tool ever launched into space. Its primary mandate, to observe the early universe in the infrared spectrum, has been remarkably successful thus far. Webb followers diligently track each new released image with a sense of discovery, awe and what-if-ness. The world has grown a little smaller and the universe much larger since the telescope’s launch last Christmas.
Should that unsettle us or does the mystery that continues to unfold only confirm a divine hand at the helm? It has...