Ever wanted to name a planet? That’s how you name one found by the James Webb telescope

Ever wanted to name a planet?  That’s how you name one found by the James Webb telescope

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Anyone can name a star online, but the International Astronomical Union is offering a rare opportunity in space: to name a planet discovered by the groundbreaking James Webb telescope. The IAU is responsible for naming everything in space, from constellations, comets and what lies outside of our solar system. Although the … Read more

6 dazzling observations from the first month of the James Webb Space Telescope

6 dazzling observations from the first month of the James Webb Space Telescope

In the month since the James Webb Space Telescope released its first images, it has captured brand new views of the cosmos. The $10 billion space telescope was launched in December 2021 and reached its destination beyond lunar orbit in January. Webb is able to penetrate cosmic dust, allowing astronomers to see further into the … Read more

Video puts into perspective how far James Webb’s camera can see

Video puts into perspective how far James Webb’s camera can see

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a video that puts into perspective how far away the James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) latest target, the Cartwheel Galaxy, is. On August 2, the Webb team released a beautiful high-resolution photo of the Cartwheel Galaxy, a rare ring galaxy formed as a result of a collision between … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope catches ‘cheater’ galaxies in the act

James Webb Space Telescope catches ‘cheater’ galaxies in the act

Dusty, star-forming galaxies that existed a billion years after the Big Bang could be masquerading as the record-breaking galaxies discovered by NASA’s new space telescope, believed to date from even earlier. In the weeks since the release of the first scientific data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), astronomers have over a steady flow … Read more

$1 billion 4x resolution Magellan telescope by James Webb

 billion 4x resolution Magellan telescope by James Webb

The Giant Magellan Telescope, the most powerful telescope ever designed, has received a new $205 million funding injection that will be used to speed up its construction. When complete, it will be four times more powerful than the James Webb Space Telescope. According to the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO), the investment is one of … Read more

‘Batgirl’ Cancellation, James Franco Show Hollywood’s Latino Wipe Out

‘Batgirl’ Cancellation, James Franco Show Hollywood’s Latino Wipe Out

It hasn’t been a great week for Latinos in Hollywood, but I’m sure many of you already knew that. Between Warner Bros. canceling the release of Batgirl starring Leslie Grace, HBO Max canceling coming-of-age comedy TV series The Gordita Chronicles, and James Franco set to star in an upcoming feature film as Cuban dictator Fidel … Read more

Eagles Observations: An eye-opening start for James Bradberry

Eagles Observations: An eye-opening start for James Bradberry

A critical throw that sees Jalen Hurts getting better and better, Britain Covey’s squad chances, an update from Devon Allen and the future of Greg Ward. We’re in the middle of training camp and it’s time for another Roob’s 10 Random Eagles Observations. 1. James Bradberry is better than I thought. I knew he was … Read more

Film producer James Franco responds to criticism from John Leguizamo Castro – The Hollywood Reporter

Film producer James Franco responds to criticism from John Leguizamo Castro – The Hollywood Reporter

Based on John Leguizamo’s criticism of James Franco’s casting as Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro in the independent film Alina of CubaProducer John Martinez O’Felan has responded, calling the comments “culturally illiterate”. Directed by Miguel Bardem and from a script by Jose Rivera and Nilo Cruz, Franco stars alongside Mía Maestro, who plays Natalia “Naty” Revuelta, … Read more

James Franco plays Fidel Castro in Alina of Cuba; Mia Maestro also set – deadline

James Franco plays Fidel Castro in Alina of Cuba;  Mia Maestro also set – deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner James Franco will play Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Miguel Bardem’s Alina of Cuba starring Imagen Award winner Mía Maestro, who plays Natalia “Naty” Revuelta, the Cuban-born socialite with whom he has a passionate love affair. Mia Master Production Publicity Unit/Gabriel Machado They join previously announced actress … Read more