One of the two main reasons the James Webb Space Telescope was launched was to look for the most distant and thus the very first galaxies. How early the Universe managed to form galaxies is still poorly understood and the search is on for the very first stars as the switched on in the young Universe. I will go over some of what we have learned and where we hope to go next.
Join the LAS outside of the PNC Achievement Center in Beckley Creek Park for a star party. Don’t worry about the cold! The PNC Achievement Center will be open, and hot drinks will be served to warm up. This event is free and open to all ages, and no registration is required.
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