Webb Science Feature - Colliding Galaxies

  • Released Thursday, October 28, 2010
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Deep surveys by the James Webb Space Telescope will capture the full panorama of galaxy evolution, from the earliest dwarf galaxies that formed to the familiar galaxies we see today. The Webb Telescope will help us understand how the shape, structure and chemical content of galaxies change over the sweep of cosmic history.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications

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  • JWST Science Animations (ID: 2010070)
    Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Clay Anderson (NASA)