The next generation of the space telescope

For over twenty years, the Hubble Space Telescope has allowed astronomers to capture images from Deep Space. In 2019, the James Webb Telescope will be rocketed from Earth. Zolt Levay of the Space Telescope Science Institute joins us via google hangout to discuss this next generation of the space telescope.

SciTech Now Episode 430

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore a library full of millions of insects in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes; explore a method of 3D printing taking submarines to greater depths; the next generation of the space telescope; and a technological defense against earthquakes.

A breakthrough telescope

In 2021 astronomers will dive deeper into outer space with the use of a 23 million dollar telescope in one of the world’s highest deserts located in Chile. Martha Haynes, Cornell University Professor of Astronomy, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Google Hangout to discuss the project.

SciTech Now Episode 401

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a culinary quest to make 3D-printed food a reality; the evolution of the legendary New York City rat; a breakthrough telescope that may lead to galactic discoveries; and sculptures that are both mesmerizing and mathematical.