JWST: Planets to Cosmology. Mario Livio Space Telescope Science Institute. Hardware progressing: Mirror in final stages of testing. The James Webb Space Telescope. Hardware progressing: Sunshield full-scale membrane. The JWST sunshield - full scale membrane. Log scale: 2.0 ” x 2.0 ”.
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Mario LivioSpace Telescope Science Institute
The JWST sunshield - full scale membrane
Log scale: 2.0” x 2.0”
Linear scale: 2.0” x 2.0”
1’x1’ region in the UDF – 3.5 to 5.8 μm
Implications for: Pop III star clusters?, reionization, cosmic star formation history, structure formation, galaxy evolution
Spitzer, 90,000s per band(GOODS collaboration)
JWST, 1000s per band(simulated)
Extrasolar planets:habitable zone
JWST will see planets around other stars
Temperature-pressure profiles, molecular species, moons