NASA Explains Why James Webb Space Telescope Uses ‘Salty’ Lenses

As NASA completes all major deployments of the James Webb Space Telescope and the observatory enters a “cooling” period, the agency is sharing some interesting facts about the $10-billion (roughly Rs. 74,100 core) observatory. These include some lenses which are made out of salt. But why does this infrared telescope need a “salty” lens? In […]

NASA Begins Process of Bringing James Webb Space Telescope Into Focus

NASA on Wednesday embarked on a months-long, painstaking process of bringing its newly launched James Webb Space Telescope into focus, a task due for completion in time for the revolutionary eye in the sky to begin peering into the cosmos by early summer. Mission control engineers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, […]

Wasim Jaffer Recalls James Anderson Incident To Laud Jasprit Bumrah For Marco Jansen Wicket In 3rd Test | Cricket News

SA vs IND: South Africa’s Marco Jansen is clean bowled by Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah.© AFP South Africa pacer Marco Jansen received a bitter taste of his own medicine when India’s Jasprit Bumrah castled him and claimed a sweet revenge following a heated altercation during India’s batting in the first innings of the previous Test […]

James Webb Space Telescope Entering ‘Period of Cooldown’: Details

James Webb Space Telescope scientists said they have completed all major structural deployments of the $10-billion (roughly Rs. 74,000 crore) observatory in space. What now starts is the primary mission of the telescope, they added. James Webb Space Telescope was launched aboard an Ariane 5 rocket on December 25. It is so big that it […]

James Webb Space Telescope is Now Fully Deployed, Says NASA

NASA’s new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror Saturday, the final step in the observatory’s dramatic unfurling. The last portion of the 21-foot (6.5-meter) mirror swung into place at flight controllers’ command, completing the unfolding of the James Webb Space Telescope. #NASAWebb is fully deployed! ???? With the successful deployment & latching of […]

James Webb Telescope Main Mirror to Be Deployed Tomorrow: How to Watch Live

Through the past week, NASA engineers have been working diligently to deploy major equipment and tools aboard James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), including its sunshield and secondary mirror. On Saturday, January 8,  the primary camera of the $10-billion (roughly Rs. 74,340 crore) space observatory will be deployed, which will study the origin of the Universe […]

James Webb Space Telescope Successfully Deploys Secondary Mirror

James Webb Space Telescope, a day after fully tensioning the sunshield, has now completed another complex procedure. The space observatory’s secondary mirror was deployed using what a Webb engineer described as the “world’s most sophisticated tripod.” The 2.4-feet-wide mirror is located on the tips of three carbon fibre tubes which extend out from the large […]

The Ashes, Australia vs England: James Anderson, Mark Wood Strike Late For England In Rain-Hit 4th Ashes Test | Cricket News

James Anderson and Mark Wood hit back late on a rain-marred opening day to give beleaguered England some hope in the fourth Ashes Test at Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. Australia, holding an unassailable 3-0 series lead, looked in a strong position at 111 for one before pacemen Anderson and Wood struck in the space […]

The Ashes: No Need To Look Too Deep, James Anderson Rejects Talk Of Big Overhaul In English Cricket Despite Ashes Debacle | Cricket News

England pace great James Anderson does not feel that his country’s cricket set-up needs a big overhaul after a shambolic Ashes campaign, insisting that there is enough talent to bounce back and it would be futile to “look too deep” into the recent annihilation in Australia. England have already surrendered the ongoing five-match Ashes series […]

James Webb Space Telescope Fully Deploys Sunshield

James Webb Space Telescope has completed the complex process of deploying its kite-shaped sunshield. The sunshield, about the size of a tennis court, has five layers. The first three were deployed initially and the last two were done late last night. Deploying all five layers was crucial for the $10-billion (roughly Rs. 74,525 crore) space […]

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