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VIU ElderCollege presents Exploring The Universe With The Hubble And Webb Space Telescopes
March 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$15.00
VIU ElderCollege presents Exploring The Universe With The Hubble And Webb Space Telescopes part of our Spring 2023 Saturday Speaker Series Space And Beyond… An exploration into how the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope are changing our view of the universe.
Admission Fee: $15.00 per presentation
Time: 10:00 am to Noon
Online Location: Zoom
In-person Location: Parksville Campus (Maximum capacity 50)
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Christopher Gainor, PhD, Editor of Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly
About The Talk:
The Hubble Space Telescope has been changing humanity’s view of the universe for more than three decades. The James Webb Space Telescope has recently begun operations, and promises to build on Hubble’s work. Chris Gainor talks about the history of these astronomical observatories and their scientific findings.
Chris Gainor, PhD is the author of six books, including Not Yet Imagined: A Study of Hubble Space Telescope Operations. He is also the editor of Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly.