Milky Way’s cosmic neighbors help bring ancient galaxies into focus

Astronomers are spying on the Milky Way’s neighbors, assessing the amount of light that escapes from them and how this is connected to each galaxy’s physical properties. 

This deep investigation of our local universe could help scientists better understand the early, distant galaxies currently being observed by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the Hubble Space Telescope. 

2023-05-25 19:00:00