Science Interviews


Fri, 25th Feb 2011

The James Webb Space Telescope

John C. Mather, NASA

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The James Webb Space Telescope, planned for launch in 2014, will be NASA's scientific successor to Hubble.  Artists impression of the James Webb Space TelescopeWith a larger mirror and infrared observing capabilities, it is hoped that the James Webb will be able to image and study the objects that Hubble wasn't able to.  Louise Ogden spoke to Nobel Laureate John C. Mather, the project scientist for the James Webb Telescope about its projected capabilities...



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