James Webb telescope makes ultra-rare detection of 2 planets orbiting dead stars

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The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has already proven itself adept at peering into the past by imaging objects at tremendous distances, but a new breakthrough may have seen the powerful instrument act almost like a scientific crystal ball, staring into the far future of the solar system.

The JWST performed its prognostication when it made a possible rare direct direction of two extrasolar planets, or “exoplanets,” orbiting two different dead stars, or “white dwarfs.”

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