NASA’s James Webb Telescope Detects Signs of Water on Distant ‘WASP-96 b’ Planet

Chris K

Chris K

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) detected signs of water and evidence of clouds and haze, in the atmosphere of WASP-96 b, located roughly 1,150 light-years away in the southern-sky constellation Phoenix, and one of more than 5,000 confirmed exoplanets in the Milky Way. The most detailed observation of its kind to date, it demonstrates Webb's unprecedented abil...

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