James Webb Telescope Captures Starlight Pushing Dust from a Dying Star in Space

The James Webb Space Telescope has captured an image of bright light from a star pushing multiple clouds of dust into space.

The propulsive effect of the star is what is known as radiation pressure. Radiation pressure prevents stars from collapsing under their own gravity and creates the bright, smudgy tails of comets as they pass close to the sun. But the new image is the most complete picture yet of the phenomenon taking place around a star.

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