Tiffany Kataria

scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena

Tiffany Kataria on KCRW

The James Webb Space Telescope will launch on Christmas. It’s meant to help scientists understand exoplanets and the birth and evolution of stars.

NASA’s new $10 billion telescope will teach Earthlings about faraway planets

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