Free Astronomy Magazine January-February 2024

THE FREE MULTIMEDIA MAGAZINE THAT KEEPS YOU UPDATED ON WHAT IS HAPPENING IN SPACE Bi-monthly magazine of scientific and technical information ✶ January-February 2024 ✶ ✶ Is the universe really 26.7 billion years old? The Crab Nebula seen in new light by Webb Hubble measures the size of the nearest transiting Earth-sized planet • NOIRLab on track to reduce carbon emissions by half • Astronomers detect most distant fast radio burst to date • Webb reveals new features in the heart of Milky Way • Gas recycling process near a supermassive black hole unveiled • Circumstellar disk discovered for the first time in another galaxy