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Department of Physics

  • Kaczmarczik Lecture: The James Webb Space Telescope

    Thursday, March 7, 2024

    1:00 PM-2:30 PM

    Drexel University Bossone Research Center, Mitchell Auditorium 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Google Map –

    • Everyone

    The world is in an extraordinary era of astronomy thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope, a revolutionary and powerful observatory launched in late 2021. The Webb Space Telescope offers unprecedented sensitivity and enables detailed studies of planets across our Solar System, distant exoplanets around cool stars, and regions where stars form and die. It's abilities extend even further, ranging out to study galaxies near and far, getting closer than ever to the era after the Big Bang.

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