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New From JWST: An Exoplanet Atmosphere as Never Seen Before

November 22, 2022

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Watch time:

15-30 mins
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Presented by Michigan News

The JWST continues its streak of producing first-of-its-kind, groundbreaking imagery. The telescope captured a molecular and chemical portrait of a distant world’s skies, focusing on a planet called a “hot Saturn” and showing active chemistry. The latest data also hint at how these clouds might look up close: broken up rather than a single, uniform blanket over the planet.

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