Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 7:30 PM EDT


James Webb & Hubble Space Telescopes:
What We’ve Learned

Due to an internet outage, this lecture will not be Zoom streamed. It will still be live at the observatory.

This lecture is live at the Martz-Kohl Observatory and available online via Zoom. You are encouraged to come to the observatory to meet Dr. Warren Marcus and join in our always lively Q&A after his talk. Later, we offer tours and, if the weather cooperates, viewing opportunities through the big telescopes. Dress appropriately for the weather as if you were outside.

The Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes offer varying bases of learning from their very different observation systems. We have learned new and exciting things about the composition of the solar system, galaxies, and the universe. These space-based telescopes also work in tandem with Earth-based systems to add depth and precision to what we know. In this talk, you will travel billions of miles through time and space with NASA Solar System Ambassador, Dr. Warren Marcus, to discover what we’ve learned and what we hope to learn.

Dr. Warren Marcus is a community educator with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). He is a member of an initiative, known as the NASA Solar System Ambassadors Program. Their mission is to acquaint people with the array of diverse JPL missions currently underway. Ambassadors share recent scientific discoveries about the Earth, solar system, and the vast cosmos that we are part of. Talks and workshops increase awareness and appreciation for how these scientific and technological advances positively impact our daily life on Earth.

Since joining the Solar System Ambassadors program in 2003, Warren says, “I have had the opportunity to increase my knowledge about our solar system and what lies beyond and the thrill of sharing these insights with a wide variety of folks of all cultural backgrounds and occupations. From school age youth to senior citizens, I have found there is a keen interest in knowing more about our world and the larger cosmos of which we are part.”

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Time: July 19, 2023 7:30 PM Eastern Time

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