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Palate Cleanser – James Webb Space Telescope: Alignment Complete

I read a lot of tech stuff on a regular basis but I just don’t about it much as this is much more a Politics & Culture site than a tech one.  But this is just plain cool tech. Billions over budget, years late, the James Webb Space Telescope was supposed to the next coming of the Hubble Telescope.  Well, if this is any indication, it’s a home run:

The Webb just got through its alignment process in which all parts of its segmented mirror were precisely aligned to the same spot (two months of work). Both pictures are of the same part of the sky (both telescopes are space based) but the Spitzer image is rather old (Spitzer is already retired) but it is clear what the updated tech can do.

More info at the link below.  I just happened to like the pic; it’s like

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