With a price tag of $8 billion-plus, the James Webb Space Telescope does not leave a lot of room for other space-based science, even with NASA’s relatively generous budget. This year, the U.S. agency is spending about the same on science as the European Space Agency is on everything, but there are many demands on that funding beyond peering back to the dawn of time with the Webb.  The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have just reported that schedule ...

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