Reading Across the Universe

Yesterday the James Webb Space Telescope delivered its first images after spending 20+ years in development (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI). In December of 2021, young readers from the Maury County Public Library put together their own James Webb Space Telescope models and learned all about the telescope’s mission to conduct infrared astronomy.

You can read more about the James Webb Space Telescope, and stay up to date on the latest images it delivers back to researchers on Earth, from NASA or the Space Telescope Science Institute websites.

The Library has put together a reading list for interested amateur astronomers below: