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I greatly appreciate Dr. John Mather's time and patience with me. He did a fantastic job of breaking down the design of the telescope.

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SmarterEveryDay 3 meses atrás
I couldn't find a JWST shirt that I liked.... so I commissioned an artist to make what was in my mind. Here's the link if you'd like one too.
Mark Lawson
Mark Lawson 12 horas atrás
Colbert shows an astronomical t-shirt from a observatory (or a star party) that said " I peeked at Uranus". Why do some people have smarts like that? The Punster brain is just rewired differently. hopeless....but such wit, such fun.
S S.A.K 6 dias atrás
ترجم مقاطعك الى العربية رجاءً ‏
Eireman 9 dias atrás
@Phage0070 the JWST was built with that huge solar shield for exactly that reason. Lower operating temp on the optics side means less infrared noise and a cleaner result... Fed into the computer banks on the hot side.
Phage0070 9 dias atrás
@Eireman I think it is ironic that the problem Destin experienced with his camera is one of the major challenges the JWST needs to overcome as well.
lemon_ grab
lemon_ grab 9 dias atrás
turbochargedbrick 3 meses atrás
Of course Destin comes from a family of rocket surgeons. And I thought his dad was just an amazing lawn mower engineer.
geemcd 2 dias atrás
Nice TPB ref x
Jeff K
Jeff K 3 dias atrás
I used to be a petroleum fuel distribution engineer for Esso
George Humphreys
George Humphreys 6 dias atrás
@Arvind Sagar nepotism doesn't have to be bad It is nepotism. Where family or friends use their power to help. Typically with a job, but it can include other scenarios
Arvind Sagar
Arvind Sagar 6 dias atrás
@George Humphreys nah it's not nepotism, the more you put in the more you boost your gonna-be-successor's career, his dad and his grand-dad broke many rocks to give him the boost. Not the nepotism kind of boost, maybe they did, maybe they didn't, the overall growth of the kid kind of boost. If you know a subject at a really good level, you impart your kid with the knowledge subconsciously or through your actions and then it comes naturally to him. Even if the dad doesn't directly help the kid in his growth nor give him connections, most likely the kid grows up just as knowledgable if not more, as you may gather from countless families. I guess this is what they referred to as 'royal blood' in ancient times, that a king's son will grow up to be a king (even without getting any benefits from the king) and so on. Just speculation, I don't have any sources.
Shivam mathur
Shivam mathur 6 dias atrás
@TestarossaGZ B if he was a missile engineer he would most probably have TSC clearance as well so definitely yeah
Babaroga 19 dias atrás
" I don't get anxious about stuff I can't deal with" - very wise words from a really amazing person like Dr.Mather, and a beautiful finale for this video! It was a real pleasure to listen to him!
Jeff K
Jeff K 3 dias atrás
@MrSidney9 So was Mr. Spock
MrSidney9 4 dias atrás
The man is a stoic
Jeff K
Jeff K 5 dias atrás
@QuantumStatik Not much you can do on a spacecraft thousands of kilometers away my friend. Don’t worry… be happy.
David Richards
David Richards 6 dias atrás
A true stoic. Research Stoicism.
Daniel Crawford
Daniel Crawford 10 dias atrás
@QuantumStatik Why is it wrong? He's done what he could do. Now, what happens, happens...
BouncingBob 22 dias atrás
I love how Dr. Mather just radiates excitement and pride. It's one of the purest emotions I've seen. For me this is one of the greatest things that you can experience as a human being
13_cmi .
13_cmi . 4 dias atrás
Like how I used to be building legos. So proud of my work. But what did sucked and I’ll always improve
Pixie Lay
Pixie Lay 19 dias atrás
Indeed, I got goosebumps when he explains what he is expecting from the telescope. I'm not entirely sure what he's saying but gives me goosebumps anyway, just from his excitement and enthusiasm. Thank you Destin for creating such great contents as always.
Liquid 21 dia atrás
Watching this video on Christmas after the James Webb Space Telescope went into space successfully! SO excited to see what we see with it in about 6 months or so.
PackersForever 18 dias atrás
agreed!! I believe it take a bit longer because each mirror has to align properly before everything could function properly, i read somewhere!
Zachary Willard
Zachary Willard 20 dias atrás
Shadow Prince
Shadow Prince 20 dias atrás
I'm hard to buy gifts for. This news is the best Christmas gift I've ever received.
mattfreund 20 dias atrás
Yeah man, and can you imagine the next team might already be working on a new telescope project.
Milan P
Milan P 21 dia atrás
I wish I was as well versed in anything in life as this man is about this whole subject matter. What a comfort it is knowing that people like this live amongst us, and what a pleasure it is listening to him explain how this particular telescope will work. Thank you for this video
Cosmic 6 dias atrás
harry macdonald
harry macdonald 7 dias atrás
Fin nomina
Dr. Chris Raynor
Dr. Chris Raynor 3 meses atrás
So excited for this satellite to finally go up. I have been waiting for this for a long time. This is going to greatly advance our study of cosmology.
ANY ThInG TV With sK
ANY ThInG TV With sK 17 dias atrás
@Clock Tower it's launched few days ago
LuckyDoe シ
LuckyDoe シ 2 meses atrás
LOL sorry to crushing your spherical balls but everything is recorded here on earth and on airplanes, satiloons.
John Kean
John Kean 2 meses atrás
I wish they'd put up a _satellite_ so you can make calls at sea, in the country and in the desert. LOL
Extreme Analog Music
Extreme Analog Music 2 meses atrás
@Mac Dietz lmao thats funny
Enorazza 2 meses atrás
I remember when Hubble was fixed and started delivering amazing pictures of the cosmos. It was like Galileo the first time used a telescope. I expect nothing less from JWST! Really excited
richb0199 Mês atrás
Dr Mather comes across as so humble and laid back. His explanations are simple even though he's taking about seriously complicated stuff. I can't wait for the launch to happen.
Lewis Olliver
Lewis Olliver Mês atrás
This is a mark of deep understanding, being able to explain very complex things, simply
Fletcher Waller
Fletcher Waller Mês atrás
I got to meet Dr. Mathers back in 2016, just before i started my undergrad in astrophysics. He truly was such a nice guy. Now I'm a masters student and might use JWST data at some point in my career! I have been reading a ton about cosmic reionization the last few days, and the JWST is going to be so important to figuring it out.
George Green
George Green Mês atrás
Very impressive. Watching how he interacted with you was very humbling - one of the smartest guys on the planet can explain things like an 8th grade science teacher. The smartest guy in the room who has to act like it would have a lot to learn from this guy. Reminds me a bit of Feynman, who said if you can not explain a concept simply, you don't understand it.
Champdrad 26 dias atrás
Destin, are you still planning on making more episodes for this series? Everything about the James Webb is so fascinating!
Stochastic Signal
Stochastic Signal 3 meses atrás
My lord! Your father taught me about carburetors AND he worked on the JWST?! Thanks for sharing this with us all, Destin.
A Fuzzy Creature
A Fuzzy Creature 2 meses atrás
@j.barrett Strausser I don't have a yard.... well much of one... but I did grandma's lawn when i was a teenager... I'd sooner spend those two hours out there than send a robot to do it.
A Fuzzy Creature
A Fuzzy Creature 2 meses atrás
I'll join those that just assumed he was a regular every day duffer who probably worked as a mechanic or small time engineer
j.barrett Strausser
j.barrett Strausser 3 meses atrás
Engineers have to mow the grass as well. Roboticist here. Drive my tractor on the weekend.
Vigilant Cosmic Penguin
@Vaisakh K M Turns out, he's a really, really, REALLY good mechanic.
empmachine 3 meses atrás
i remember him doing something with pecans too, what a polymath.. lol, does he paint?
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I feel Dr.'s feeling just like him. I see the determination and the confidence he handed on! He is exemplary for all kids! And everybody as well.
Eric Layton
Eric Layton 9 dias atrás
Destin, I love how you present. You always exude excitedment and curiousity. Thanks so much for making this channel and sharing with us.
LasVegasVocalist 21 dia atrás
Just watched the launch of this magnificent piece of engineering. It was awesome!!!
Jaco Nel
Jaco Nel 8 dias atrás
One of the best interviews I've ever seen. Period. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to hear what Dr Mather had to say. These are the things that make me proud to be human.
SolarWebsite 3 meses atrás
"the James Webb space telescope is about to launch" This video will age extremely well, it could have been shot anytime in the past decade! 😁
SolarWebsite 21 dia atrás
@Eden hahaha yes finally, and I'm happy it seemed to have gone well!
Manjot Singh
Manjot Singh 21 dia atrás
@Eden yes i saw it live
Eden 21 dia atrás
It launched
Manjot Singh
Manjot Singh 22 dias atrás
Guys its about to launch in 15 hours
Fummy 3 meses atrás
Not really. it was never "about to launch"
Nzeru Socia
Nzeru Socia 2 meses atrás
This was absolutely beautiful. I started watching with expectations set on something quite different than what I got on my way out and I love it. Great interview, amazing people working on the JWST. I feel really inspired. Thank you for all the hard work.
surgucianeagle 20 dias atrás
Great! I am an ordinary person who is extremely amazed by those ectivities. I can not even imagine, but they realize. Thanks to all involved people to the JWST. And thank you for the video. Hope to see more videos for people like me who are not physicist or scientist.
Veridicus Maximus
Veridicus Maximus 11 dias atrás
The details, tolerances, and margin of error are so amazing. Truly an incredible engineering project. Amazing what we are capable of.
Stren1973 Mês atrás
Another really cool video! The wisdom part was perfectly said, Destin! I really enjoy watching you and your interaction with other VERY smart people!
RSizz 3 meses atrás
“A huge hexagonal mirror made out of 18 smaller hexagons” Ah, yes… hexagons are the bestagons.
debug 3 meses atrás
ah yes. hexagons.
Diggs4ever 3 meses atrás
Worst team to ever work on a project. Sickly behind schedule and grossly over budget.
Coca Cola
Coca Cola 3 meses atrás
@Plutonian Fairy Because tiling hexagons is much more efficient than other polygons.
A. J.
A. J. 3 meses atrás
Ah, exactly what I was going to say.
I’m squared of hexagon cults and cgp lovers!
suttonmatthew 11 dias atrás
Those final thoughts of wisdom, and your understanding of it, was awesome. We often take the same approach during high risk military operations. There is a certain point where you have to accept the outcome, yet still have mitigation plans in place.
ahmet ozkaya
ahmet ozkaya 5 horas atrás
I'm absolutely amazed with the James Webb community. It's incredible effort. I wish all the best for those made this happen.
Johnathan Rhoades
Johnathan Rhoades Mês atrás
This is one of the coolest and most amazing projects in my lifetime. I hope it launches and deploys successfully. I can't imagine the anxiety of the team currently...
enes.7 Mês atrás
The last piece of wisdom, I’m quite familiar with and have always found it to be immensely beneficial. It’s similar to what Shantideva said many moons ago on worrying about a problem. Great content as always.
Bill Granddaddy
Bill Granddaddy 15 dias atrás
That was an awesome interview! Thanks, Destin. I had no idea your Dad was that type of engineer. I just thought he was a cool guy who repaired small engines!
marzy Marrz
marzy Marrz 13 dias atrás
This was about as good as it gets. Your knowledge of science really helped to make this a wonderful video. Thank you!
Hazell Яahh
Hazell Яahh Dia atrás
I LOVE THIS CHANNEL! This channel is a great example of what makes the internet so awesome. I have learned so much. Keep the great videos coming. I am definitely becoming smarter every day : )
James Hinson
James Hinson 16 dias atrás
Was teary eyed at the end of the video. Absolutely fantastic video, as always Destin. Thank you, this was a pleasure. Please continue to make such excellent content!
Aaron Seet
Aaron Seet 3 meses atrás
Destin: We're gonna cover the most advanced camera humans have made. Destin's camera: * heavy breathing
FLEXINCLOUDS 2 meses atrás
Lmao.. very underrated comment😂
Tommy Vaske
Tommy Vaske 2 meses atrás
so that's why it overheated, right?
Dragon 2 meses atrás
@Cory LeBlanc Cant be more dumber than you mate
Cory LeBlanc
Cory LeBlanc 3 meses atrás
i can't wait to see what fakery NASA is going to show us with the James webb
nijuo joing
nijuo joing 3 meses atrás
One of the most inspirational science stories I've ever seen. Thanks Destin.
Brian Mês atrás
Three thumbs up for this video! Would love to know more of what your dad did. I can't wait to see what this does for astronomy/physics
Timmins Manny Beaulieu
Timmins Manny Beaulieu 13 dias atrás
The knowledge in that brain is just amazing. I would love to spend a day with this man.
FBI 14 dias atrás
I love how accessible you have made science. Some of the greatest teachers in the world are those that can break down subjects to make them accessible. Love your work so much!
nvrgvp Mês atrás
Such a cool dude and an amazing project ! I believe him when he says he doesn't worry because they have made a plan (post-plan worry is just not productive) - BUT I will bet the tension/anticipation will be off the chart while this thing launches and until the data starts flowing! Can't wait !
Investment Joy
Investment Joy 3 meses atrás
Off to find where the kapton for the sun shield was made :) my uncle manages one of the few lines that produce it, and has been in continuous production since the 60s.
Investment Joy
Investment Joy 20 dias atrás
Ended up finding my uncle isn't on the kapton line for jwst. There's two lines, one here in Ohio and one in Texas, the Texas line was used for jwst. Ours just makes kapton for millions of solar panels :D
spldrong 3 meses atrás
Imagine how profitable moon base coin laundry will be! Obviously paid in Dogecoin
NonYourBuz 3 meses atrás
....also works good to wrap batteries....
Fubi Sroc
Fubi Sroc 3 meses atrás
@Matt Sapero Kapton Tape also works really well on circuit boards in the assembly phase. If you have a board that will travel through a wave-soldering process, yet there are portions you do NOT yet want exposed to solder (via holes, pads, etc that will be populated LATER), just slap a piece of Kapton Tape over it and peel it off when it comes out of the solder wave. Wide enough pieces are also good for on-the-spot, quick-and-dirty exhaust pipe repairs!!! :-)
Matt Sapero
Matt Sapero 3 meses atrás
Kapton is a polyimide film developed by DuPont in the late 1960s that remains stable across a wide range of temperatures, from −269 to +400 °C. Kapton is used in, among other things, flexible printed circuits and space blankets, which are used on spacecraft, satellites, and various space instruments. Wikipedia
Louis Van Oudtshoorn
Louis Van Oudtshoorn 20 dias atrás
Hi Dustin , thank you for the great videos. Looking forward to a new year with amazing content. Keep well
G Crauwels
G Crauwels 3 dias atrás
Dr Mather is brilliant. I appreciate how he deals with anxiety over the launch. A good lesson indeed.
Ian Spann
Ian Spann 10 dias atrás
That was a very awesome interview and his philosophy on anxiousness is something I'm definitely going to put into my own life. Thanks for that!!
daan schurink
daan schurink 7 dias atrás
Love this video, might be watching it for the 3rd or 4th time. It's amazing to know about all the systems that make the JWST possible, it truely feels like magic, espacially since it's already on its way to L2!
Juan Pablo Martinez
Juan Pablo Martinez 20 dias atrás
This is one of the best and coolest videos I've seen this year. Amazing! Thank you so much!
Hussain Zaidi
Hussain Zaidi 24 dias atrás
The most educating video on JWST I have found so far
Philip Mccullagh
Philip Mccullagh 16 dias atrás
I wish they had included a camera on the back of the JWST so we could see the Earth getting smaller and smaller that would have been awesome
Darshan Shah
Darshan Shah 17 dias atrás
Destin, the video is amazing. I watched the entire video without break. Your craft has gotten better and better.
MC Armoury
MC Armoury 3 meses atrás
Can we all just appreciate the fact that Destin sometimes has a video planned for years and is slowly collecting footage as things are developing to show it to us as a whole when everything is finished? Another terrific video (or should I say documentary) there sir!
Muhammad Sherally
Muhammad Sherally 3 meses atrás
Right?! For a sec my heart skipped a beat, coz i was like.. wait… did i just miss the launch? … some James Cameron stuff right here!
Ayush Kumar
Ayush Kumar 2 meses atrás
Thanks SmarterEveryDay for this interview. This is absolutely rare info about JWST. Hopefully we are going to know more mystery of Cosmos. Huge Respect.
Michael Williams
Michael Williams 18 dias atrás
The doctor is so excited about this telescope. It's so awesome to see his excitement and hope for the project. Love this.
Nicademous 11 dias atrás
Sounds like things are going well with the space shield! Great job Papa SmarterEveryDay!
Juan David Barrada
Juan David Barrada 13 dias atrás
Yes, you're right: "Fascinating" is a perfect word to describe not only the interview but this whole video! Thanks a lot!
Denny Montana
Denny Montana 2 meses atrás
This guy is awesome. So charismatic and humble, I could listen to him all day
Navya BH
Navya BH 24 dias atrás
@Luke Crawfordi think, even he doesn't know what's he talking about.
Luke Crawford
Luke Crawford Mês atrás
@cocoweepah what are you talking about?
devin schaar
devin schaar Mês atrás
@cocoweepah really dude?
cocoweepah Mês atrás
… and is ‘positively,’ unquestioningly naive about the “foundations for believing lies.” Clue: NASA and ‘our’ military excels at THOSE propaganda craft$ !
Yakov 2 meses atrás
For sure, he’s true blue.
Captain Obvious
Captain Obvious 5 dias atrás
I'm amazed they got it to fold up and unfold with enough precision for a telescope, after launching it in a rocket into space.
David LaRiviere
David LaRiviere 10 dias atrás
Ugh I can't wait to see more videos about JWST from you Destin! I can't believe Papa Smarter worked on it too! That's gotta be so freaking cool and you must be so proud of your Dad! I know I am!!!
Jasper 15 dias atrás
Wow, this was such an inspirational interview! Learned so much, Awesome!!
Cosmic Puma
Cosmic Puma 20 dias atrás
Thank you for making and sharing all your content with mere mortals like me. Awesome and sincerely appreciated...oh and huge respect to your Dad as well as seeing just how humble, one of the greatest minds of our time is, Dr John Mather. Thank you again, this is really amazing.
Poutrel 3 meses atrás
"Eyh, here's my Dad, he knows all about engines!" "Oh, forgot to mention, he worked on the James Webb Telescope too."
Sho Am
Sho Am 3 meses atrás
My thoughts exactly!
Poutrel 3 meses atrás
@Zack11 I've been subscribed since nearly ten years though :p
Zack11 3 meses atrás
Never thought I'd see you here, Poutrel :D
22, 9C, Mohit Yadav
22, 9C, Mohit Yadav 3 meses atrás
@dan raz according to my calculations I will get 350+ likes till next year......
dan raz
dan raz 3 meses atrás
@22, 9C, Mohit Yadav seriously?
Maarten De Koster
Maarten De Koster 22 dias atrás
This video just makes me happy 😀 I had a few questions about the James Webb telescope and how it would maneuver in space and deal with things like photons moving it, only to have them answered a minute later. I certainly got smarter today 😄can't wait to see what new wonders the telescope brings!
Dillon Cherlet
Dillon Cherlet 23 dias atrás
Good stuff Destin! Super interesting. I really only rekindled my childhood love of space a couple years ago at 27 years old and videos like this keep the fire burning strong.
Mark Darlington
Mark Darlington 20 dias atrás
Wow! I am so humbled by the intelligence of the both of you. So glad we had broken down explanations along the way so to speak. Amazing. Thank you so much. Marcus, UK.
Sloane Mac Tíre
Sloane Mac Tíre Mês atrás
This video was awesome if only for the explanation of reaction control wheels - I've never seen such a beautiful, simple explanation for how they do the voodoo that they do so well. Don't get me wrong - it was awesome in a whole lot of other ways, but that part really stuck with me.
The look of joy and excitement on Dr Mathers face as he explains things, is like that of a kid explaining to their parents all the cool stuff he learned at Space Camp. 🤣
Mukund 3 meses atrás
@Ennar yaa that’s what makes this conversation more interesting,imagine if he was explaining this to someone who doesn’t have that level of knowledge on the topic,he would have just explained like we are launching a telescope to space to take some photos.
Ennar 3 meses atrás
He also realizes he's talking to someone who really knows his stuff, and not to a class of bored children or students
Sereeey 3 meses atrás
@Chief SlinginBeef interview was done pre COVID I think, dr Mather is now 75, he mentions being 70 in the video
Chief SlinginBeef
Chief SlinginBeef 3 meses atrás
Why isn't he masked?
Dean 3 meses atrás
it was so fun to see him talk and listen to him
Boompiee 17 dias atrás
Amazing video, and Dr Mather was a joy to listen to. Can't wait for us to see his life's work come to completion.
Free Spirit 56
Free Spirit 56 19 dias atrás
Wonderful interview, thank you for posting this. Great credit to Dr Mather - what a marvellous man - for making this so accessible. I am in AWE of the whole project and the people who have worked on it. Cannot really find the words to express my respect for all involved. Also very excited indeed to see what comes out of the research and what discoveries lead to changes in our understanding of the Universe and our place in it. A huge 'Bravo!' to everyone.
Leveraged 13 dias atrás
Pretty amazing tech, look forward to tracking its journey
Eric Hart
Eric Hart Mês atrás
Thank you so much for this! I was so fascinated when I heard they were placing our new camera in space. I cannot wait to see what we can see!
Peter Parker
Peter Parker 28 dias atrás
Lol Most likely you will get to see zero photos from this object.
Garrett Thacher
Garrett Thacher 3 meses atrás
The room was filled with so much of Dr. John Mather's charisma and personality and thats why Destin's camera kept overheating
Jupiter Mês atrás
@OneSingleBreath lmao
Xander Evolution
Xander Evolution 3 meses atrás
._.) Maybe need some passive cooling upgrade, or maybe need a fan (silent fan) to keep it from overheating..
OneSingleBreath 3 meses atrás
Then his charisma and personality seems to reach a lot of GoPros around the world.
Tod Robinson
Tod Robinson Mês atrás
I missed this one two months ago and it just hit my feed, I have to say this is one of your best Destin thank you
Parenthecol tsenr
Parenthecol tsenr 26 dias atrás
i love how smart the speaker is!!! taking a physics course allowed me to barely keep up with some of the terms mentioned in this video but i thoroughly enjoyed seeing him look to the doorway constantly as if he were giving away secrets haha
Michael Yano
Michael Yano 11 dias atrás
I love destins enthusiasm for science! His laugh when the guy makes the drop the bass joke is so nerdy its amazing!
konar1616 13 dias atrás
Such an amazing man he is. Looking forward to see more episodes. Regards.
Digit975 3 meses atrás
25:44 is life changing advice. Astrophysics and mathematics aside, this is an extremely brilliant man.
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm 3 meses atrás
Science stupid like cows Science that poisons the world is a telescop that sees the past . When the m87 born, it was as small as the Sun, after 35 billions years the m87 is 6, 5 billions times larger than the Sun if you look at the m87 it is 6, 5 billions times larger than the Sun, is its present, because the m87 was in the past as small as the Sun
ACuriousTanuki 3 meses atrás
A related perspective I've heard is that anxiety has utility, but only to a point. Fear, concern, and stress are motivators to change behaviour and plan and prepare for contingencies. Once those plans are in place though, maintaining the same level of anxiety is only destructive; by recognizing that we've done what we can, and recognizing the nature, role, and limits of that anxiety, we can let most of it go. It's good to retain a small amount as the motivator to always be re-evaluating circumstances when new information arises, but it's much more effective (and less stressful) to control and meter your anxiety than to allow yourself to be controlled by it.
Guillaume Huet
Guillaume Huet 3 meses atrás
I was actually almost shocked by his answer and then I felt a profond respect for it. It made me realize that most of my life I worried for things I could not control and that kept me from focusing correctly on things that I can control in order to be more productive. And let me tell you the things I'm talking about are totally meaningless in front of the JWST. I actually am already terrified when I watch launches of spacecraft I only heard about, if I was building them I would stop breathing and faint ^^. I will try to progressively adopt this way of thinking in my life, thank you very much sir!
Rollz 3 meses atrás
@Myrmadon Are you on mushrooms or something?
Rollz 3 meses atrás
@Myrmadon You realise the cost of shipping them back to earth would be way more than just mining them here right? Also, almost all of his ventures so far have been to benefit mankind so I see no reason to think there’s any conspiracy. Go outside more dude…
Masoud Ghorbani
Masoud Ghorbani 19 dias atrás
I really loved the way doctor explains and also answer of last question's was amazing. Thanks JWST Team and SmarterEveryDay
Gruffalo Crumble
Gruffalo Crumble 16 dias atrás
I love your videos so much @SmarterEveryDay. At 9:07 when he finished talking about the angular momentum of the reaction wheels due to sunshine and thus setting the lifetime of the observatory, is about where I would have lost it with another video. Cue: Destin with “ok that was a lot but we can understand it”. Love it.
jaykanth reddy
jaykanth reddy 21 dia atrás
This video is so well made. The explanation and animation are very clear and to the point. Great piece of work mate, God speeed:)
KF D 3 dias atrás
Thank you, Destin. Great project (JWST) and great interview subject (Dr. Mather). JWST is well on its way to L2, now fully deployed, as I type this.
bdshort 3 meses atrás
Watching this thing finally launch, and then unfold, is going to be nerve wracking!
Keef 3 meses atrás
@Robert Stevens II my brother told me to come to his house for a launch watch party. You best know I’m gonna have a pour of scotch in my hand
Robert Stevens II
Robert Stevens II 3 meses atrás
@Keef now I know who to cuss if things go sideways
Robert Stevens II
Robert Stevens II 3 meses atrás
@Myrmadon edgy
Thạnh Phạm
Thạnh Phạm 3 meses atrás
Science stupid like cows Science doesn't know, when first formed the Hercules - Corona borealis Greatwall as small as the Sun, after more than 46 billion years the Hercules - Corona borealis Greatwall grewup and lit 10 billion light - years, if you look at the Hercules - Corona borealis Greatwall emits light 10 billions years, is its present, because the Hercules - Corona borealis Greatwall in the past was only as small as the Sun
Dr. Chris Raynor
Dr. Chris Raynor 3 meses atrás
Especially because of where it is supposed to be parked. It is next to impossible to service unlike the Hubble telescope.
helmut girak
helmut girak Mês atrás
Destin your videos are always so very interesting as you put your heart and soul into every single one of them. I’ve watched them all and look forward to your next instalment. Only thing I can say is brilliant. They should be a part of the school curriculum as the way you explain the information is addictive and induces one to want more. BRILLIANT keep ‘em comin Cheers Helmut
Vivek Raj Battu
Vivek Raj Battu 23 dias atrás
Thanks for your efforts in making this video and getting everyone a closer insights from a renowned scientist
rpeltz 6 dias atrás
I love the content of the video and really enjoyed learning more about the way this telescope works. However, my engineering brain wonders what brand and model of camera you were using that kept overheating. Would you be willing to share some of of the details of the camera than you're using and how you plan to avoid that in the future?
Lynx Mês atrás
This is an awesome topic and I can't wait to see more of this series!!!!!!!
Bryan P
Bryan P 3 meses atrás
I worked on the Etalon filter in the Fine Guidance Sensor, it's a really tiny piece of the whole project, but I'm proud to have contributed to it's development. I can't wait to see what new discoveries will be revealed!
CalSeedy 3 meses atrás
We used an Etalon in a FPI setup at uni a couple yrs ago, that lil bit of optical magic is baffling. Now to find out what it actually does...
D6 Vanhalen
D6 Vanhalen 18 dias atrás
So incredibly cool! Can't wait for it to get to its location, and start taking pictures. So much has to happen in perfect order. I kind of predict failure cuz just so complicated. Extremely hope it works though.
Frank Knarf
Frank Knarf 21 dia atrás
Awesome informative video thank you. Best video on the topic I watched since the launch last night. So much respect for ppl like Dr. Mathers, the real geniuses of this world don't need big Ego's.
Ken Schubert
Ken Schubert 15 dias atrás
Amazing interview Destin. What a brilliant and articulate man. I love how he he is quick to credit all the other scientists involved before taking any credit himself. That is truly a mindset that serves humanity. Besides the incredible science the most valuable thing I learned from Dr. Mather was his wisdom of “letting go”. Knowing that once you’ve done your best there’s no upside to worrying is a lesson we can all apply to our everyday lives. That was beautiful.
MEDiAgamer 5 dias atrás
A huge congratulations to your Dad and you the entire JWST team for a successful FULL deployment! I'm excited to see what discoveries JWST has in store for us.
LetsGoPens63 3 meses atrás
That was one of the most fascinating interviews I've ever heard. I didn't know much about Dr. Mather before this but I'm a huge fan of his now. That man needs to be celebrated more widely.
Nick Gazdak
Nick Gazdak 3 meses atrás
@Luke these people man.
A. Jones
A. Jones 3 meses atrás
Love Mr. Mather as well! Too bad he molested all those children :( just kidding, you guys!
adam84144 3 meses atrás
@Luke You know those people. They'll always find a way.
adam84144 3 meses atrás
Too right! He just radiates joy over what he's doing. Seems like a really cool guy to sit and talk with as well.
Suprith Banakar
Suprith Banakar 3 meses atrás
You may be a huge fan but I became a huge freaking air conditioner of him after watching this video
artsycjm 8 dias atrás
Loved this video. 👍Your shows are great. Bonus things to learn from life are always special. Thanks for sharing.
Blake 20 dias atrás
This is another amazing and wonderful interview.......... so informative and instructive.... love that your dad worked on it how bizarre and Dr Mathers just wow another legend.... this has become now, an important historical document ....well down Dustin!!!
Erik Olsen
Erik Olsen 10 dias atrás
I’d love to see more in the JWST series. So good.
jack allread
jack allread Mês atrás
Great video Destin! I didn’t think about the frequency shift being the main reason for the using IR!! That’s cool!
Henning Hoefer
Henning Hoefer 3 meses atrás
This video is *so* well done: The interrupts with the further explanations are helpful and exactly the right amount.
Loturzel Restaurant
Loturzel Restaurant 3 meses atrás
Call me silly/random, but i just want to do my fellow Science-Lovers a Favor, so excuse the Randomness but here you go, have some warm Recommendations, cause the Learning never Ends! -Sci Man Dan! -Oversimplified! -It’s ok to be smart. -Professor Dave Explains. -Krimson Rogue. -Practical Engineering -Michio Kaku. -Kosmo. -Legal Eagle. -Cinema Therapy.
Steve Case
Steve Case 3 meses atrás
I agree, it makes it like a few questions we would ask as laymen!
Kevin Field
Kevin Field Mês atrás
So excited for the findings this incredible piece of science and engineering can achieve
Robert Ellis
Robert Ellis 19 dias atrás
Absolutely loved the video. A fascinating look into the complexity of the JWT without the gobblygook of things i cant understand. And I was impressed with the simplistic wisdom of letting go.
Niel WILSON Mês atrás
The way you explain things is so Understandable Love to learn from your channel Cant wait for this event
Håkan Granat
Håkan Granat Mês atrás
I absolutely loved this episode. Thank you! :)
Ravi Teja
Ravi Teja 14 dias atrás
Such a pleasure to watch your interview video with Dr. Mather..the amount of information about James Webb project there is absolutely mind blowing to listen and perceive. Thankyou so much for this video.🤝👍 I hope this project will surely open doors for the future of Astronomy and space sciences. Congratulations to each and every hand and mind behind this marvellous project.💐
Mark Corboy
Mark Corboy 4 dias atrás
Well presented and explained to the layman. What an awesome project. Looking forward to seeing more of this topic
leonardleonunu 16 dias atrás
Thanks for the great video, I learnt sthg new today, your explanation on the reaction wheels are so easy to understand.
Edmund Andrada
Edmund Andrada 21 dia atrás
Just watched the launch of the Ariane Rocket today, carrying the James Webb Space Telescope! What an amazing new leap for mankind on space exploration. Wen't back to this video to watch the technicals again! Merry Christmas everyone and Happy Holidays!
David McCall
David McCall 21 dia atrás
Best Christmas present EVER for mankind!
UtiliTerran 3 meses atrás
Frankly Destin, we are incredibly lucky and privileged to have access to the high quality content you produce on such a wide variety fascinating topics. Thankyou.
Mya Lakee
Mya Lakee 11 dias atrás
I watched this video with huge excitement and interest. I was inspired with owe with the brilliance of space science and its creative engineering and even more with the knowledge, humbleness, and wisdom of Dr. Mather! What an outstanding human being he is! Our earth needs more people like him. Since the launch of James Webb, I've been following its journey and have learned a great deal about the science behind it. I have to admit this video is one of the best videos I have watched discussing the Webb. Your simpler explanations above and beyond what Dr. Mather discussed are excellent. Please have more videos on this topic. Well done.
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