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The James Webb Space Telescope, largest most powerful telescope so far

The James Webb Space Telescope, largest most powerful telescope so far

(5:11) Due to launch in 2016, this incredible piece of technology will open our eyes to a better understanding of our cosmic history. It will look into the 'Dark Ages' of the cosmos to fill a critical gap in our current observations. Amazing machine perhaps, but is it worth the estimated six billion dollars it will cost? In the next video, nerd Hank Green tells you why he thinks it is.

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Guest: GOD (2319 days ago)
Impressive peice of equipment BUT there is alot of potential problems just unpacking it!!
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Latest comment: Hopefully they make the mirror correctly this time, and they dont have to fix it like Hubble.
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