A cosmic hourglass: Webb captures an image of a protostar shrouded in dark clouds

A cosmic hourglass: Webb captures an image of a protostar shrouded in dark clouds

The L1527 protostar is embedded in a cloud of matter that fuels its growth. Last month, the James Webb Telescope gave us a spectacular new image of the Pillars of Creation, arguably the most famous image taken by Webb’s predecessor, the Hubble Space Telescope, in 1995. Now the telescope gives astronomers for clues about the …

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