Elements of Webb: Gold Part 1 Ep01

  • Released Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
  • Updated Wednesday, November 15th, 2023 at 12:23AM
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Why Does Webb Have Gold Mirrors?

The Webb’s Telescope’s dazzling mirrors have a microscopic layer of gold and it isn’t for aesthetic reasons. Different wavelengths of light are best reflected with certain metals. Reflect on these materials along with host Sophia Roberts to learn why these mirrors are so well suited for infrared observation. #UnfoldTheUniverse

Music Credits: Universal Production Music
Cinematic Ambient Chillout Moods Atmosphere Background Music
Piece by Piece - Abumn: Emotion in Motion
Equations - Abumn: Drumatic
Metamorphosis Album: Organic Minimalism
Rainforest Best Album: Wonderful World of Animation
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Tympani Hit and Roll - Solo - Album Smash


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center