NASA holding space telescope Q&A on Twitter

  • U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, second from right, and others listen to Northrop Grumman Space Technology Vice President Jeff Grant, second from left, beneath a full-scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope at the Maryland Science Center.
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, second from right, and others… (Karl Merton Ferron / The…)
May 16, 2012|By Scott Dance

Have questions about space and the James Webb Space Telescope? John Mather, a Nobel laureate and scientist working on the telescope, will answer them on Twitter tomorrow.

The telescope is slated for a 2018 launch and is seeking to find the first galaxies formed after the Big Bang, determine how they have evolved, observe star formation and investigate potential for life in other planetary systems.

Tweet with the hashtag #JWSTscience and follow @NASAWebbTelescp for answers from 2-3 p.m.

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