Jordanian physicist studies stars through James Webb Space Telescope

Nadeen Sabha (Photo: Twitter)
Nadeen Sabha (Photo: Twitter)
AMMAN — The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) said that Jordanian Nadeen Sabha along with her team at the physics and astronomy departments of Innsburck University in Austria, are verifying a theory that was recently announced through the James Webb Space Telescope, according to a local media outlet.اضافة اعلان

The theory states that previous observations have shown subdued infrared sources near a very large black hole in the brightly lit Sagittarius A region located at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

“We will direct the telescope to the center of our galaxy in August and September where, by using this new and highly sensitive telescope, we will be able to detect these newly born stars with relatively low masses,” according to Sabha.

“If the team can prove that these sources of light are indeed stars, it means that planets can also form near black holes in the center of galaxies,” she added.

Sabha studied applied physics at the Jordan University of Science and Technology and earned her master’s degree in experimental physics from the University of Cologne in Germany in 2010. She later earned a doctorate in 2014 and has conducted research and studies specialized in astronomy, especially star formations.

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