59: Interview: NASA James Webb Space Telescope with Dr. Jonathan Gardner
This week on The Space Update we chat with Dr Jonathan Gardner from NASA Goddard on the James Webb Space Telescope!
The James Webb Space Telescope will be the largest, most powerful and complex space telescope ever built and launched into space. It will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.
The James Webb Space Telescope (sometimes called JWST or Webb) is an orbiting infrared observatory that will complement and extend the discoveries of the Hubble Space Telescope, with longer wavelength coverage and greatly improved sensitivity. The longer wavelengths enable Webb to look much closer to the beginning of time and to hunt for the unobserved formation of the first galaxies, as well as to look inside dust clouds where stars and planetary systems are forming today.
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Dr Jonathan Gardner: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/meetTheTeam/people/gardner.html
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