Transformative Science from the Webb Space TelescopeJune 20th 2023
Hear all about the impactful and inspiring new science of NASA’s Webb Space Telescope from the Webb Operations Project Scientist, Dr. Jane Rigby.
Dr May ChiaoModerator and Chief Editor, Nature Astronomy
May started as a locum editor at Nature in 2003, and then joined the launch team of Nature Physics, handling a range of topics in the physical sciences. As Chief Editor, she launched Nature Astronomy in 2017, which combines top research in astronomy and planetary science, as well as commentary on issues that concern the community, such as social justice and space policy.
Dr Jane RigbyWebb Operations Project Scientist, NASA
Dr. Jane Rigby is a NASA astronomer who studies how galaxies evolve over cosmic time. She was one of the key scientists in a large international team who launched, deployed, and readied the James Webb Space Telescope for science. Rigby has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has won multiple awards for scientific research. Dr. Rigby is also an advocate for equity and inclusion.
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