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Nobel Laureate Astrophysicist John Mather to Speak at NC State

Photo credit: NASA. NASA engineer Ernie Wright looks on as the first six flight ready James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror segments are prepped to begin final cryogenic testing at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. This represents the first six of 18 segments that will form NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror for space observations. Click for more information.

For Immediate Release

Who: Dr. John Mather, Nobel Prize winner and senior astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, will present “From the Big Bang to Now, Observing the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope.”

What: This event is the NC State Electrical and Computer Engineering Joint Interdisciplinary Distinguished Speaker Seminar & Distinguished Speaker Colloquium.

When: Friday, Sept. 18, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Where: Hunt Library Auditorium on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The Hunt Library is located at 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606.

Cost: The event is free and open to the public.

Contact: Heather Daughtridge, 919/513-2251 or


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