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What astronomers make of the newly-released James Webb Space Telescope images03:40
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This image shows galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. (NASA/ESA/CSA/STScI via AP)
This image shows galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. (NASA/ESA/CSA/STScI via AP)

In the week since the first James Webb Space Telescope images were unveiled, astronomers have been poring over all its observations so far. What they've seen has them giddy.

NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce reports.

This segment aired on July 21, 2022.

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