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!
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.
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.
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!