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These Incredible Moon Mission Photos Are Actually Lego Scenes

For many children, Lego provides a fun way to be creative and learn new skills. For some, Lego becomes a lifelong passion that continues to transport them to imaginative new places. Photographer Benedek Lampert is one of these people, as evidenced by his latest project that uses clever Lego building and brilliant photography skills to recreate space photos.

A deep field image of space showing numerous distant galaxies and stars. An inset zooms in on galaxy JADES-GS-z14-0, highlighted with an arrow, displaying a more detailed view of the small, red galaxy against the dark backdrop of space.

This is the Oldest Known Galaxy Ever Photographed

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been busy peering into the distant reaches of the Universe, otherwise known as the "Cosmic Dawn." This period when the Universe was only a few hundred million years old is a treasure trove of information about how galaxies evolved when the Universe was very young.

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NASA Develops Tiny Yet Mighty 36-Pixel Sensor

While NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is helping astronomers craft 122-megapixel photos 1.5 million kilometers from Earth, the agency's newest camera performs groundbreaking space science with just 36 pixels. Yes, 36 pixels, not 36 megapixels.

NASA SDO Solar Flare video, February 2024, image of the Sun

See the Sun’s Explosive Energy Captured Across Extreme Wavelengths

The Sun has been very active so far this month, with powerful sympathetic solar flares dazzling scientists and viewers alike and recent X-class flares making many wonder about communications network integrity. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) constantly monitors the Sun and captures the recent powerful solar flares in exquisite detail across multiple wavelengths.