Episode 834

What Will JWST Discover? Everything You Need To Know | The Big Q

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May 31st, 2022

22 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

James Webb is the most expensive and most advanced telescope in human history. Will it be worth its $10B price? What it will discover? How long will JWST last? Will it ever be serviced? All the answers are in this episode of The Big Q.

00:00 Intro
00:39 How JWST came together.
02:58 The telescope that ate astronomy.
04:36 Leading to launch.
06:08 Staying at the L2 Lagrange point.
07:09 Infrared spectrum observations. What will JWST see?
11:06 Potential targets for JWST.
15:12 What is Fraser most excited about?
16:53 What will the pictures look like?
18:12 How long will JWST last?
20:30 Even more info about JWST?
21:14 Outro

Host: Fraser Cain
Producer: Anton Pozdnyakov
Editing: Artem Pozdnyakov

Video credits: NASA, ESO, Arianespace, Spitzer

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