7 Best James Webb Space Telescope discoveries

By Manish Choudhary

1. Early Universe Glimpse  

Webb saw galaxies from just 500 million years after the Big Bang, revealing insights into how they formed. 

2. Pillars of Creation Revealed 

Webb revisited the Eagle Nebula, showing new baby stars in the iconic "Pillars of Creation," deepening our understanding of star birth. 

3. Water Vapor on Exoplanet 

Webb found water vapor on the giant exoplanet WASP-96b, a crucial step in searching for habitable planets. 

4. Cassiopeia A Supernova 

Webb's detailed image of Cassiopeia A's remnants provided insights into the end stages of star evolution. 

5. SMACS 0723 Galaxy Cluster 

Webb revealed thousands of new galaxies in the SMACS 0723 cluster, helping estimate the universe's age. 

6. Life's Building Blocks Early On 

Webb found complex organic molecules in a young galaxy, suggesting life's ingredients formed earlier than thought. 

7. Saturn's Rings Up Close 

Webb captured detailed images of Saturn's rings, uncovering new features and structures.