The Webb Space Telescope has been dutifully beaming back incredible images of the cosmos since its “perfect” alignment earlier this year—but nothing is entirely perfect, even a $10 billion telescope. One of Webb’s observing mechanisms has apparently run into a bit of trouble, and mission...

The Webb Space Telescope has amazed us with pictures of distant galaxies and glittering nebulae, but now it’s returned its first images of our solar system neighbor Mars. The newly released data comes from the telescope’s infrared instruments and provides scientists with information about...

A few weeks ago, my editor asked me to review a new telescope. Having never reviewed a single product for Gizmodo in all the years I’ve worked here, and having never laid my hands on a telescope, I made a valiant attempt to weasel my way out of this assignment. Unswayed by my arguments, my...