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400 Years of the Telescope
     

400 Years of the Telescope

Director: Kris Koenig

Cast: Neil DeGrasse Tyson

 
In the 400 years since Galileo turned his spyglass to the skies and discovered that Jupiter has four moons, and since that time telescopes have provided us a better understanding of space and how it works. In those days, many thought that Earth was the center of the universe. But we've come a long was since the 17th Century, and in this documentary, filmmakers explore

Overview

In the 400 years since Galileo turned his spyglass to the skies and discovered that Jupiter has four moons, and since that time telescopes have provided us a better understanding of space and how it works. In those days, many thought that Earth was the center of the universe. But we've come a long was since the 17th Century, and in this documentary, filmmakers explore the history of the telescope from the time of Copernicus to the development of the Hubble telescope.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/12/2009
UPC:
0841887010498
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
14,816

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 400 Years Of the Telescope
1. Introduction [3:50]
2. Invention [12:01]
3. New Designs [12:40]
4. Advanced Methods [7:37]
5. Telescopes in Space [5:30]
6. Acceleration [5:46]
7. Future Telescopes [6:50]
8. Closing [:58]
9. Credits [1:16]

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