The James Webb Space Telescope’s first deep-field image is full of distant galaxies whose light is gravitationally distorted by astronomers already using them to search for dark matter
July 15, 2022
The fire hose for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) data has been opened and astronomers have begun to draw moisture from it.A few days after the observatory first full resolution image Published July 11, two groups of researchers have analyzed the data to reconstruct the structure of the galaxy clusters in the picture.
The star cluster, called SMACS 0723, is so huge that it warps space-time Gravitational lensing. This is the deepest…