PASADENA, CA – The recent images of space captured by the James Webb Space Telescope has created a buzz of amazement among viewers and revealed in never-before-seen clarity the distant corners of outer space. These images exist due to the largest and most powerful optical telescope in space using infrared technology to see high-resolution depictions of the universe. In this discussion, geared for adult audiences but accessible to all, Solar System Ambassador for NASA Science Solar System Exploration, Jared Head will discuss the new Webb Telescope and its ambitious endeavors to answer the questions, how did we get here? Are we alone in the universe? How does the universe work? Join the discussion on Thursday, October 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Linda Vista Branch Library, 1281 Bryant St. Presented by the Pasadena Public Library’s Linda Vista Branch. To sign up, call (626) 744-7278.
The Pasadena Public Library is an information center for the Pasadena community in order to preserve and encourage the free expression of ideas essential to an informed citizenry. A variety of highly vetted programs are presented for children and adults and they represent the research and opinions of the presenter and do not reflect an endorsement by the City of Pasadena nor the Pasadena Public Library.
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