UC Santa Cruz astronomers poised to join NASA’s search for signs of life in distant galaxies with new telescope   – Monterey Herald

Folded up inside its rocket-like origami, the James Webb Space Telescope lies in wait. The $10 billion instrument is set to launch as early as Christmas Eve to a gravitational sweet spot nearly a million miles from Earth, where it will tag along with us in orbit around the sun. During its journey, the telescope … Read more