Why Distant Galaxies Look Red

Clip: Season 49 Episode 10 | 3m 40s

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The James Webb Space Telescope, a project 30 years in the making, launched in December 2021 and arrived at its destination point in January. The telescope will be able to see further into the infrared part of the spectrum than Hubble, and further back in time.

Aired: 07/13/22 | Rating: NR

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