Thursday, August 13, 2020

  • Virtual STEM Chat: Peering into NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope


    The James Webb Space Telescope will be the premier observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers worldwide. An infrared telescope, Webb will have a massive 6.5-meter primary mirror as well as a tennis-court sized sunshield that will protect it from the infrared radiation of the Sun, Earth, and Moon. Jeanne Davis, Associate Director for Astrophysics at NASA Headquarters, …

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