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Scientists have waited a generation to see the stunning images that the James Webb Telescope is now delivering. In a live online Q+A, Brian Greene speaks with Nobel Prize-winner John Mather and other key project scientists about the telescope’s first full color images, looking back in time farther than ever before and providing unprecedented observations of the birth of stars and the formation of galaxies. Join us to see these captivating first images and learn how our understanding of astronomy could be changed forever.
This program is part of the Big Ideas series, supported by the John Templeton Foundation.
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Read More