OLLI at UAH Public Bonus: The History of the James Webb Telescope: Design, Construction, Testing, and Early Scientific Results

Friday, October 20, 2023 The event started -242 days ago

11:00 AM 1:00 PM

Student Services Building

Offered through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The James Webb Space Telescope is the world’s premier space science observatory. Learn about the telescope’s creation and design and see images of galaxies formed in the early universe, planets orbiting other stars, and the implications of Webb’s discoveries for deepening our understanding of how stars, planets, galaxies, and the universe as a whole form and evolve.

This Super Bonus is part of OLLI’s Anniversary Celebration of 30 years of lifelong learning.

Presented by Dr. James Hadaway, a Principal Research Scientist at UAH and Dr. John Fix, UAH Professor and Dean Emeritus.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Sign-Up is required

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About OLLI at UAH

OLLI at UAH is a vibrant community of lifelong learners age 50+. It offers members the opportunity to stay intellectually and socially active through courses, special activities, and bonus lectures. Courses are currently offered in-person and online and cover various topics, which will enhance your knowledge and skills.


Details

Category
Misc
department
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Events
Audience
Public, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Contact

Clay Williams 256-824-6183 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Student Services Building

301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899

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