New JWST images suggest our understanding of the cosmos is flawed

If the result is correct, we might need new physics to explain the universe

spiral galaxy NGC 5584

Pulsating stars that reveal the motion of this spiral galaxy 75 million light-years away (called NGC 5584) and other galaxies suggest the universe is expanding faster than astronomers’ leading theory of the universe says it should.

Adam G. Riess/JHU, STScI, NASA, ESA, CSA

The greatest puzzle in cosmology just got even more puzzling.