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Elements of Webb: Gold Part 2 Ep02

Where Does Gold Come From?

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

Credits

Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Lead Lead Producer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Lead Writer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Lead Editor
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Videographer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Videographer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Editor
Michael P. Menzel (AIMM): Videographer
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Videographer
Walt Feimer (KBRwyle): Lead Animator
Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (KBRwyle): Animator
Michael Lentz (KBRwyle): Animator
Bailee DesRocher (USRA): Animator
Jacquelyn DeMink (USRA): Animator
Jonathan North (KBRwyle): Animator
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Lead Technical Support
Duncan Wiles: Videographer
Bill Schuster: Subject Expert
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center