The presenter, Max Mutchler, has been working on Hubble for the entire 30-year mission, and is the Principal Investigator for Hubble's 30th anniversary image which is being unveiled around the world in April. Muthchler will share highlights of the Hubble mission, including some behind-the-scenes insight on how these amazing Hubble images are created.
In the presentation, connections between science and art are highlighted. The orchestral composition Hubble's Wonders by University of Delaware composition major Leia Sofia Mendez is showcased as an example.
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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:
- "I listen to music while researching and preparing lessons. The music piece with the photos of Hubble history was a treat to the senses. Max was an excellent speaker helping the audience experience some of the magic of visualising the outer space. The trivia about differences/advances in cameras over the years makes all the difference and the use of infra-red cameras showing the difference in the number of stars out there was mind blowing."
- "I particularly appreciated that the data part of imagery was purposefully discussed and the process was discussed. Not only the "Process of Science" but this lend to the "Process of Science Communication" as a *very* important societal aspect."
- "The discussion of real science discoveries that came about using the Hubble Space telescope are very helpful in sharing science and inspiring others to learn more about science in the work I do."
- "This was my favorite webinar so far! The presenter just knew so much about his subject and wasn't boring at all."
- "Was so excited to have witnessed it with over 190 viewers. Impressive coordination between the presenter and the manager of the polls and visuals. Outstanding!"
A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.
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