Notre Dame professors use new telescope

Agiant leap for mankind with images of some of the first galaxies in our universe. 

The data from the James Webb Space Telescope takes six light seconds to reach Earth but captures roughly 13 billion years of information.

“It's a whole new way to view the universe in more detail,” said Jonathan Crass, Notre Dame Physics and Astronomy Assistant Research Professor.

Jonathan Crass studies astronomy at Notre Dame. He says the James Webb Space Telescope is a fascinating achievement.

The telescope has been 20 years in the making and thousands of scientists spent their entire careers building this instrument.

Producing images of a galactic landscape for potential scientific discovery.