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Curious to learn more about the Webb Space Telescope, NASA's research efforts, and astronomy in general?

First, take a look at NASA's Webb Space Telescope site, including the latest images.

Then explore some of the scholarship about the telescope that is listed below, which is available to you through the library's website (log in with your SDSUid and password for full text access). Find even more sources in OneSearch and in article databases like Science Direct and NASA Astrophysics Data System

Recent peer-reviewed articles

Clery, Daniel. “NASA’s Webb Telescope Reaches Deep Space Home.” Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 375, no. 6579 (2022): 367–368.

Witze, Alexandra. “Webb Telescope Blasts Off Successfully - Launching a New Era in Astronomy.” Nature (London) 601, no. 7891 (2022): 12–13.

Brainard, Jeffrey. “In Stellar Test, Webb Space Telescope Shows Pin-Sharp Vision.” Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 375, no. 6587 (2022): 1322–.

Xin, Ling. “Webb Telescope Goes into Space.” Innovation (New York, NY) 3, no. 1 (2022): 100198–.

Thompson, Benjamin, Noah Baker, and Flora Graham. “Webb Space Telescope Makes History after Tense Launch.” Nature (London) (2022).

Early coverage of the project

McDowell, Jonathan, and Alan MacRobert. “The Webb Space Telescope.” Sky and telescope 104, no. 6 (2002): 27–.

Science and Technology: A Webb of Intrigue; Space Telescopes.” The Economist (London) 365, no. 8304 (2002): 123–.

Government publications

The James Webb Space Telescope Science Guide. Greenbelt, Md. (8800 Greenbelt Rd., Greenbelt 20771): National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center, 2011.

The Next Great Observatory : Assessing the James Webb Space Telescope : Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session, Tuesday, December 6, 2011. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.


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