JWST Feature - Evolution of the Universe

  • Released Monday, November 1st, 2010
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:53PM
  • ID: 10656

Astrophyscists and astonomers will use the James Webb Space Telescope to unravel mysteries about the evolution of the Universe. The Webb telscope will help observe how the first stars gathered into the first galaxies, and those first galaxies collided and merged into larger galaxies and evolved into the Universe we see today.


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the Advanced Visualization Laboratoy at the National Center for Supercomputing


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This visualization originally appeared on the following tapes:
  • JWST Science Animations (ID: 2010070)
    Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Clay Anderson

Papers used in this visualization

Star Formation Feedback and Metal Enrichment History Of The Intergalactic Medium Renyue Cen, Nora Elisa Chisari (2010)