Berkeley and the James Webb Space Telescope

November 21, 2022

Celebrate Berkeley’s involvement with the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This panel discussion features the JWST Senior Project Scientist, and Berkeley alum, John Mather and two faculty members utilizing the telescope in their research. The talk is moderated by Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Steven Kahn.

Speakers: Steven Kahn Ph.D. ’80, Dean, Mathematical and Physical Sciences (moderator) | 5:34

John Mather Ph.D. ’74, Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope | 8:24

Courtney Dressing, Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy | 15:46

Jessica Lu, Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy | 20:20

Josh Bloom, Chair, Department of Astronomy (introduction) | 0:05