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The James Webb Space Telescope will work to further uncover the mysteries of the Universe after it launches in 2021 from the Guiana Space Center aboard an Ariane 5 rocket
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an enormous blue star, nicknamed 'Icarus,' located more than halfway across the universe. Icarus is the farthest individual star ever seen. Normally it would be too faint to observe even with the world's largest telescopes, but the astronomers were able to take advantage of a phenomenon known as "gravitational lensing" that greatly magnified the star's faint glow.