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Episode 307: Keeping fingers crossed for the world's newest space telescope

Two long-time University of Arizona astronomers are awaiting the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope.

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Episode 307: Keeping fingers crossed for the world's newest space telescope

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Two long-time University of Arizona astronomers are awaiting the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. The often-delayed mission is designed to help scientists look deeper into the universe than ever before. UA researchers George and Marcia Rieke talk about how they became involved in designing two of the experiments being carried by the spacecraft.

George and Marcia Rieke spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Space Institute.

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