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[Past Event] James Webb Space Telescope | Ryan Ranch

Course Description:

Tracing the Evolution of the Universe Dr. Gregory Davis, a Principal Technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, highlights the engineering and technology underlying the revolutionary James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the largest and most powerful infrared telescope in space. Dr. David also highlights how its high resolution and ultrasensitive instruments enable observation of the first stars, the formation of the first galaxies, and detailed atmospheric characterization of potentially habitable exoplanets.

This offering is currently full. If you'd like to receive a recording of this live event, please refer to our separate listing.


Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


Friday, Oct. 20 *10:00 - 11:30 am* (1 session)


Course will be presented live at CSUMB Ryan Ranch (8 Upper Ragsdale Road, Monterey) and will also be recorded for viewing later. A video link will be emailed to you within 3-5 days of each session.


Gregory Davis, Ph.D., has worked for 30 years at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology. He's been involved in numerous JPL flight projects including Juno and three Mars landers, and received a NASA award for his work on Mars Pathfinder. A past lecturer at Caltech, he holds a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.