Certain! The James Webb Space Telescope has captured the oldest known galaxies

Astronomers have confirmed that four ancient galaxies discovered by the James Webb Space Telescope in its first months of operations are the oldest scientists have ever seen and are almost as old as the universe itself.

The galaxies They were among hundreds of promising star clusters found in images from the Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam) aboard NASA. James Webb Space Telescope (Web or JWST). But scientists were only able to confirm that these ancient objects were really as old as they appeared after they looked at them in detail using near infrared spectrometerwhich revealed their chemical composition and determined how quickly these galaxies were moving away from Webb.

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