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John Mather, Nobel Prize winner and senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, will speak at the annual M.M. "Dunc" Duncan, Jr. Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 8, in the Sciences Center Auditorium. In his talk, "From the Big Bang to Now: Observing the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope," Mather will discuss how the Hubble Space Telescope discovered the expanding universe in 1929, how he measured cosmic heat with the Cosmic Background Explorer satellite, for which he earned a Nobel Prize, and how the James Webb Space Telescope is the next giant step in space astronomy. The lecture will begin at 4:15 p.m., and refreshments will be served outside the auditorium prior to the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available on the fourth floor of the Stadium Parking Deck. The M.M. "Dunc" Duncan Jr. Memorial Lecture was established in 2012 by Dora Duncan in memory of her husband, an Auburn graduate, astrophysicist and active amateur astronomer.