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James Webb Space Telescope

Because of the nature of light, it is evident that the key to learning the secrets of the past is through the use of telescopes. As of right now I believe the most powerful telescope in the world is the Hubble telescope. However, that is set to change in 2019 with the launch of the … Continue reading James Webb Space Telescope Continue reading Continue reading

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A bit on Technology

Since I’m in the School of Engineering and the topics for this blog are a little more open ended, I … MoreContinue reading Continue reading

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IR and Telescopes

I previous wrote about how the “oldest” and farthest galaxies and stars from us are also moving the fastest away … MoreContinue reading Continue reading

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Blog #3 James Webb Space Telescope

The flagship of the next generation telescopes launches in October 2018. The James Webb Space Telescope is an infrared telescope with its focus on the very first light from the Big Bang. With its 6.5 meter primary mirror and various cameras and spectrometers, the JWST will study the boundaries of the observable universe as well […] Continue reading Continue reading

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