Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the James Webb Area Telescope

What’s the James Webb Area Telescope? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian co-host Chuck Good clarify the JWST and all of the science behind it with the assistance of Chief NASA scientist Jim Inexperienced.

What’s JWST in search of? Will it’s a alternative for Hubble? We discover the completely different wavelengths of sunshine and the way JWST will allow us to peer into the previous. Is JWST basically a time machine? What kind of objects will it assist us see? Can it observe objects inside our photo voltaic system? We break down the place the telescope might be pointed first and the place it is going to be launched to. How far-off will the JWST be from Earth? What’s L2 and the place is it? Lastly, we try (and fail) at getting over the thrill of launching one thing that has by no means existed earlier than!

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