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A telescope is making its way back to the South by Southwest Expo in Austin

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC), NASA, and the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) are planning to bring back the James Webb Space Telescope to the South by Southwest (SXSW) Gaming Expo at the Palmer Events Center, running from March 7th to March 9th, 2014. The Web Telescope Exhibit will be free to the public, and will showcase the sheer size of the observatory. This exhibit will also be 100 times more powerful than Hubble.

The scientists and engineers at the exhibit will discuss how the Webb telescope will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers to push the boundaries of science and technology. Microsoft will feature an 82-inch touch screen display at the exhibit. The display will demonstrate science visualizations and other videos. Tablets with web apps and handouts will be available at the exhibit. NASA hopes that with The Web Telescope scientists can peer even further into the cosmos, and explore the formation of the first stars and galaxies.

An SXSW Interactive panel called “First Signs: Finding Life on Other Planets,” will occur on Sunday, March 9th from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Both NASA and Northrop Grumman experts will examine the important contributions telescopes like Kepler and Webb will make in the search for life in the universe. This panel will set the stage for how the Webb telescope could find the first signs of life on another planet. Visit the event website for more information on SXSW:

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