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The James Webb Space Telescope has observed two black holes colliding in a distant galaxy, providing new insights into the formation and evolution of galaxies. This is the first time that such an event has been observed in such detail, and it could help scientists better understand the role of black holes in shaping the universe. The collision, which occurred in a galaxy 7 billion light years away, was captured by the telescope’s powerful infrared sensors and could provide valuable data for future studies on black holes and galaxy mergers.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/science/article/2024/may/16/black-holes-observed-james-webb-space-colliding-universe-galaxies-merger

A new study suggests that giant rogue waves of invisible dark matter may be causing disruptions in the orbits of stars in galaxies. These waves, which are predicted by a theory called MOND, could explain discrepancies in the movements of stars in galaxies without the need for dark matter. However, more research is needed to confirm this theory.

Source: https://www.livescience.com/physics-mathematics/dark-matter/giant-rogue-waves-of-invisible-matter-might-be-disrupting-the-orbits-of-stars-new-study-hints

NASA’s upcoming Roman Space Telescope has successfully completed its first major test, demonstrating its ability to capture high-quality images of distant galaxies and stars. The telescope’s primary mirror, which is the same size as the Hubble Space Telescope’s, was able to accurately focus light from a distant star onto its detectors. This milestone marks an important step towards the telescope’s launch in the mid-2020s, where it will continue the legacy of the Hubble by providing unprecedented views of the universe. The Roman Space Telescope will also play a crucial role in NASA’s search for exoplanets and understanding the mysteries of dark energy.

Read more at: https://www.nasa.gov/missions/roman-space-telescope/nasas-roman-space-telescopes-eyes-pass-first-vision-test/

In 2024, NASA plans to launch the “Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument” (DESI), a powerful telescope that will map millions of galaxies in the universe. This mission is expected to provide unprecedented insights into the nature of dark energy, the mysterious force that is believed to be responsible for the expansion of the universe. DESI will also help scientists better understand the structure and evolution of the universe.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2024-04-desi-year-unprecedented-universe.html