James Webb and Hubble Caught Detailed Photos of the DART Impact

Both the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope successfully captured detailed images of the impact of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary defense test. This is the first time that Webb and Hubble have simultaneously observed the same celestial target. While NASA said the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble … Read more

How the James Webb Deep Field Images Reminded Me the Divide Between Science and Art is Artificial

The first task I give photography students is to create a starscape. To do this, I ask them to sweep the floor below them, collect the dust and dirt in a paper bag, then sprinkle it on a sheet of 8×10 inch photo paper. Then, using the photographic enlarger, expose the trash-covered paper to light. … Read more