Scientific discovery with the James Webb Space Telescope

@article{Kalirai2018ScientificDW,
  title={Scientific discovery with the James Webb Space Telescope},
  author={J. Kalirai},
  journal={Contemporary Physics},
  year={2018},
  volume={59},
  pages={251 - 290}
}
  • J. Kalirai
  • Published 2018
  • Engineering, Physics
  • Contemporary Physics
  • ABSTRACT For the past 400 years, astronomers have sought to observe and interpret the Universe by building more powerful telescopes. These incredible instruments extend the capabilities of one of our most important senses, sight, towards new limits such as increased sensitivity and resolution, new dimensions such as exploration of wavelengths across the full electromagnetic spectrum, new information content such as analysis through spectroscopy, and new cadences such as rapid time-series views… CONTINUE READING
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