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The James Webb Space Telescope

<p>Spinning around the Sun instead of our Earth (as compared to Hubble), The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is collecting mesmerising images in infrared with wonderful sciences since its launch on

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This class has been rescheduled to start on Mon 12 February at the request of the tutor.

Spinning around the Sun instead of our Earth (as compared to Hubble), The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is collecting mesmerising images in infrared with wonderful sciences since its launch on Dec. 25th 2021. JWST can detect cosmic objects 9 times fainter compared to Hubble. The frontier images are truly fascinating. They are inspiring numerous scientists in the world who might unfold the universe and its history in front of us as never seen before.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face / Online

SUGGESTED READING

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Scientific mission
  • Built of the instrument
  • Current status of the JWST
  • Spectacular images and discoveries
  • What do we expect to uncover in the near future?

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Get familiar with the JWST instrument and its scientific scopes
  2. Explore the latest high resolution JWST images
  3. Learn about spectacular new discoveries

Shaila Akhter

MPhil, PhD
Dr. Shaila Akhter has done an MPhil and a PhD in Astrophysics and has around 10 years of teaching experience in University Physics and Astronomy at UNSW. She has conducted extensive physics and...