Roman Telescope

Guest: Dominic Benford, Program Scientist for the Nancy Grace Roman Telescope Project, NASA

NASA is preparing to send another high-powered telescope into space where it can peer deep into the universe without the distraction of light and gas from Earth’s atmosphere. You’ve probably heard of the Hubble telescope, which just celebrated 30 years up in orbit sending back some of the best images humans have ever seen of deep space. Well, this new telescope will be even more powerful and it has just been renamed in honor of the woman credited with making the Hubble telescope happen.

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