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Only Wonder Comprehends: A Presentation on the James Webb Space Telescope

When: April 9, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.

Where: Lecture in Steigerwald Hall, followed by sky viewing at Thomas More Observatory

Dr. Massimo Robberto, branch lead of the Near-Infrared Camera (NIR-Cam) of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at the Space Telescope Science Institute will discuss his career working to build and implement major space instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope, JWST, and others. Following the talk, there will be a Q&A session for Dr. Robberto and an opportunity to discuss the role of faith in a scientific career. Weather permitting, a night sky viewing will take place at the observatory afterward. This event is co-sponsored by the Theology Department and the Center for Faith, Mission, and Catholic Education.

No reservations required; this event is free and open to the public.

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