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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 Byrne is Central Florida Public Media's Assistant News Director, managing the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, editing daily news stories, and managing the organization's internship program.<br/><br/>Byrne also hosts Central Florida Public Media's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration.