Visit Us At SXSW Gaming Expo

FREE and open to the public
Friday, March 7 | 1:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, March 8 | 12:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday, March 9 | 12:00pm-8:00pm

Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704

Talk with our scientists and engineers beneath a 13-foot-tall model of a portion of the James Webb Space Telescope’s mirror. Watch astronomy visualizations and explore the virtual universe on a giant touchscreen. Stop by and get your cosmic questions answered!

Truth and Beauty in Visualization

Hubble’s dazzling images entertain and enthrall, but how to create these visualizations while staying true to the science? Join astrophysicist Dr. Frank Summers for a free public talk on his visualization work for planetarium shows, IMAX films and more.

Thursday, March 6 | 7pm-8pm
University of Texas
Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, Room 1.202
301 E. Dean Keeton St., Austin, Texas 78705

Can’t make the talk? Get the livestream on our blog.
See Hubble and Webb visualizations on your own screen.

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"First Signs: Finding Life on Other Planets"
Badgeholders only
Sunday, March 9 | 12:30pm-1:30pm
Omni Downtown Lone Star
700 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, Texas 78701

Astronomers are finding new planets at an astounding rate, but the first indications of alien life won’t be snapshots of lush continents. Learn how astronomers use NASA telescopes to search for the telltale signs of a viable planet.

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World Wide Telescope

Visit us at SXSW for an immersive, big-screen experience that lets you fly through the universe, zoom into planets, and leap across star systems. Can’t be in Austin? Download the WWT player and explore the universe with your own computer!

 
The James Webb Space Telescope is a joint project by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency.