On the 12th of July, the first image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope was released. With unprecedented detail, this image promises to be the first of many that will help us unveil a bit more of the Universe.
José Afonso and Nuno Peixinho were in Antena 1, and talked about the importance of this new space telescope, how special the first image obtained is, the technological and scientifical advances associated with this mission and its comparison with the Hubble Space Telescope.
José Afonso is a researcher from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) and the Science Faculty of the University of Lisboa and Nuno Peixinho is a researcher from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) and the Science Faculty and Technology of the University of Coimbra.
The full interview can be heard (in Portuguese only) here.