An Evening with Webb: Canadian Astronomers Using the Next Great Space Telescope

Oct 5, 2021 7:30 PM
Location: YouTube Live
Virtual Panel

The James Webb Space Telescope, launching this year, is set to change the world of astronomy. An international collaboration between NASA, the Canadian Space Agency and the European Agency, it will allow astronomers to discover alien worlds, study distant galaxies and change our view of the Universe.

During this virtual panel, you'll learn more about this incredible mission, Canada's contribution and the incredible discoveries we hope to make in the coming years. You will also meet three astronomers who will be some of the first to use the telescope for their research. Tune in and ask them your questions about Webb and their projects!

Our guests:

--Host: Nathalie Ouellette (iREx/Université de Montréal), JWST Outreach Scientist

--Panelist: Lisa Dang (MSI/iREx/McGill University), Ph.D. Student

--Panelist: Maria Drout (Dunlap/University of Toronto), Assistant Professor

--Panelist: Olivia Lim (iREx/Université de Montréal), Ph.D. Student

More information is available on the Facebook event.

You can tune in to the panel on:

--FaceBook Live through our Facebook pages. Links: MSI iREx

--YouTube Live: youtu.be/08oQFlXAh_Y

Everyone is welcome! The majority of the event will be in English, but our panelists will be happy to answer your questions in French! There are no tickets and no required registration.

If you have any questions, please reach out to msi [at] physics [dot] mcgill [dot] ca.


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