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Question 4:
If you could use the James Webb Space Telescope to observe anything in the universe, what would you like to observe and/or discover? Explain why.
Answer:
Student answers will vary, but students may want to use Webb to look for the first galaxies, to study star birth and planet formation, or to look for other planets that might harbor life. There are also many discoveries to make in the area of stellar evolution, such as detecting "failed stars" (called brown dwarfs) and understanding star-forming regions in other galaxies. Students might also decide to use the telescope to look at any number of other objects not described in the reading.

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