JWST for Scientists

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be NASA’s next flagship infrared observatory, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA. Accessible to the worldwide scientific community, it will offer scientists the opportunity to observe galaxy evolution, the formation of stars and planets, exoplanetary systems, and our own solar system, in ways never before possible. This website offers scientists information on proposing for time on JWST as well as the capabilities of the observatory's instruments and modes, data analysis tools and software, and news and events.


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JWST Observer News

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June 07, 2019
STScI Conducts Survey on JWST Data Analysis
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May 13, 2019
Office of Public Outreach Helps Explain JWST Science
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May 07, 2019
Example Science Program Workbooks Are Now Available in ETC 1.4
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JWST Press Releases

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May 29, 2019
A New View of Exoplanets With NASA's Upcoming Webb Telescope
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April 17, 2019
A “Jellyfish” Galaxy Swims Into View of NASA’s Upcoming Webb Telescope
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March 21, 2019
NASA’s Webb to Explore Galaxies from Cosmic Dawn to Present Day
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JWST Events

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15-20 Sep 2019
JWST at the 51st Annual Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting (Joint with EPSC)

The Joint EPSC-DPS Meeting covers a broad area of science topics related to planetary science and planetary missions. It will include oral and poster sessions, and take place a...

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18-22 Nov 2019
JWST Master Class Workshop

STScI will host approximately 25 participants for a 4.5-day, in-depth Master Class workshop in Baltimore, MD on November 18-22, 2019.  The Master Class will...

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4-8 Jan 2020
JWST at the 235th American Astronomical Society Meeting

The 235th American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting will include updates and events to help the astronomical community prepare for JWST science.  JWST Information Session Details...

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