Splash at Northwestern: Winter Splash February 26th, 2023


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ALEXANDER SMITH, ESP Teacher




College: Northwestern University

Major: Materials Science

Year of Graduation: G

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S181: Through the looking glass: The Evolution of the Telescope in Splash 2012 (Mar. 31, 2012)
From the first heavenward observations of Galileo to the soon-to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope, the telescope has a remarkable 400 year history. We'll explore the telescope's influence on the field of astronomy and discuss the amazing science that could be done with the next generation of telescopes.