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Oh the things we can see, thanks to JWST

The Southern Ring Nebula, captured by JWST. Photo: NASA
NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, and The E

It’s been a week since the first James Webb Space Telescope images captivated scientists and the general public alike.

Aside from bringing stunning images of the cosmos, the observations are propelling astronomy to new heights. So what can scientists see from these new images? We’ll speak with Embry Riddle physics professor Terry Oswalt about how scientists are buzzing about these new images.

Then, the images are changing the way we think about our universe. No longer does it seem vast and empty; rather, stunning and brilliant -- teeming with activity. We’ll speak with The Atlantic’s Marina Koren about how JWST images are changing the way we think and talk about the cosmos.

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to Central Florida in 2005 to attend the University of Central Florida. He began working at WMFE as a college intern where he discovered his love for public radio.