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 James Webb Space Telescope

Posted: February 8, 2010 at 6:46 am; By: Editor  

Jon Arenberg will be at the Museum of Natural History Hayden Planetarium and will give a lecture entitled: Design and Performance of the James Webb Space Telescope: The First Light Machine. From the Museum of Natural History's website:


"The James Web Space Telescope (JWST) is a large, infrared-optimized space telescope designed to study the formation of the first stars and galaxies, the evolution of galaxies and the production of elements by stars, and the process of star and planet formation. This talk will cover its science mission, design, and performance. As JWST nears its design review, this lecture will provide exciting insights into the progress of the program."


When & Where:

Monday, February 8
7:30 pm
Hayden Planetarium Space Theater
$15 ($13.50 Members, students, senior citizens)
Enter at 81st Street/Rose Center


For more information see the website of the Museum of Natural History.

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