Webb’s First Deep Field Image Provides An Astounding View

A super-sharp image of space has been taken by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, showing thousands of galaxies in just a tiny section of the universe. The shot (known as Webb’s First Deep Field) is a composite made from images taken at different wavelengths over 12.5 hours and shows a galaxy cluster called SMACS 0723. Every object—from the faint, tiny dots to the bright, odd-shaped …

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Plaxtil Turns Used Face Masks Into School Supplies Once a plastic parts supplier for the automotive and aeronautical industries, French company Plaxtil now uses their technology to transform used face masks into school supplies. The idea took shape after a charity asked the company for help in dealing with a mountain of clothing that couldn’t be resold. Realizing that garments today are comprised of up …

NASA’s New UFO Research Team

In a move that some in the traditional science community see as “selling out,” NASA has put together an independent team of researchers dedicated to gather data on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), the updated term for UFOs. The group will collect information on sightings of mysterious objects in an attempt to find out if they are natural or are aircraft, “a key first step to …