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Astrophysics: James Webb Space Telescope – What Have We Discovered So Far? With Astha Chaturvedi From University of Surrey

May 20 @ 11:15 - 12:00

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In this Astrophysics session, Astha Chaturvedi, a PhD Researcher in the Department of Physics at University of Surrey will run an interactive talk for students on James Webb Space Telescope – What Have We Discovered So Far?


Join us for an illuminating webinar on the groundbreaking discoveries made by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

This technological marvel boasts cutting-edge infrared capabilities, allowing us to peer into the universe’s earliest epochs and witness the birth of the first stars. In this session, we will explore the stunning images and transformative data that have revolutionized our understanding of space.

Engage with the astonishing work of astronomers, participate in discussion, and ignite your passion for space exploration. Don’t miss out on the chance to explore the latest revelations from humanity’s most powerful eye in the sky.


The session will develop thinking, skills and approaches to support students in their Physics studies and future aspirations.


Speaker Profile: Astha Chaturvedi


Our events are designed so that a group of students can take part from a classroom or students and teachers can take part as individuals, either from school or from home. This means that sessions will continue irrespective of possible school closures.

As a live, participative event, this session will not be recorded but slides and other resources will be shared after the event, where available.


Suitable for: Year 12 & 13 students (and equivalent) studying, or with a possible interest in studying, Physics and related disciplines. Student groups as well as students and teachers joining individually are very welcome.

Preparation/Pre-Reading: Students may wish to consider the topic in advance and questions they have. Students can also think about questions about studying at university level.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Zoom and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. If you are joining as a school group, we recommend connecting with one device and projecting on to a whiteboard. You will be able to interact with the university via a microphone and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges. If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form below:



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May 20
11:15 - 12:00
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