JWST Videos

The James Webb Space Telescope is the successor to the venerable Hubble Space Telescope. It is designed to explore the infrared universe and look at the very first stars and galaxies in the universe as well as help us identify and learn about exoplanets.

First Light: The Dark Age of the Universe

6th Oct, 2012

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan This video is the first of a series that will highlight the science behind The James Webb Space Telescope. JWST will have the capability of showing us a part of the universe we've never seen

Space Fan Hangout #1

13th Sep, 2012

Thanks everybody, that was fun! Here are some links I promised: "Sniffing Alien Atmospheres" Talk: http://www.stsci.edu/jwst/doc-archive/presentations/AAS-jan2012-townhall-Charbonneau.pdf "Beyond the Visible" Video: http://webbtelescope.org/webb_

Space Fan News #48: JWST Making a Splash at AAS; Herschel Looks at Clouds; Hubble Outdoes Itself

11th Jan, 2012

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Hershel's view of LMC/SMC: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-006 Hubble Protocluster: http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1201/

Space Fan News #47: JWST Goes to AAS; Kepler Misses a Couple Planets

10th Jan, 2012

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Thanks to Alberto Conti and Jason Kalirai for the visuals! Here's the link to PlanetHunter.org discovery: http://blogs.zooniverse.org/planethunters/2012/01/09/two-new-discoveries-anno

Space Fan News #41: JWST Saved; Hawking Loses a Bet, Cygnus X-1 Exists

19th Nov, 2011

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan NASA Budget and JWST Saved: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/16/usa-space-budget-idUSN1E7AE20320111116 Ready to build JWST http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/features/webb-assembly-stand.html Cygnus X1

Deep Astronomy Vlog #4: The Heartbeat of Hubble

27th Oct, 2011

Christ, there's a blog too?! http://blog.deepastronomy.com Here's some footage from an artistic display that was running concurrently with the JWST model. It is taking data from a telemetry from the Hubble Space Telescope and rendering it as a wav