Harper Lecture: Jacob L. Bean (UChicago)

7:00–8:00 pm Virtual

Harper Lecture: Jacob L. Bean (UChicago) "Beyond Our Sun: The Launch, Deployment, and Extrasolar Planet Science of the James Webb Space Telescope"

In December, NASA launched the James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful telescope ever to be sent into space. It is currently being commissioned in preparation for science operations, which are expected to begin in July 2022. Join Jacob L. Bean to learn about the telescope; its launch, deployment, and current status; and the fascinating extrasolar planet science that is to come.

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Jun 1