NOVA: Telescope: Hunting the Edge of Space

NOVA: Telescope: Hunting the Edge of Space

     
 
A documentary produced by NOVA and issued to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the legendary Hubble Space Telescope, this film evaluates the myriad of ways in which that instrument has modified mankind's comprehension and conception of its place in the universe. The program canvasses the various advancements in the technological evolution of the scope over the years

Overview

A documentary produced by NOVA and issued to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the legendary Hubble Space Telescope, this film evaluates the myriad of ways in which that instrument has modified mankind's comprehension and conception of its place in the universe. The program canvasses the various advancements in the technological evolution of the scope over the years, before examining a new generation of even more massive and ambitious telescopes, that will seek to answer new questions.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2010
UPC:
0841887012508
Original Release:
2010
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:52:00
Sales rank:
63,452

Special Features

Closed Caption

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Telescope - Hunting the Edge of Space
1. Introduction [3:00]
2. Eye On the Sky [10:26]
3. A Two "Billion" Mile Journey [8:52]
4. Evolution of the Telescope [10:41]
5. The Planet Hunters [11:29]
6. Our Galaxy [10:13]
1. Introduction [2:45]
2. George Ellery Hale's Vision [9:08]
3. The Nebulae [7:11]
4. Redshift [9:27]
5. First Evidence [6:46]
6. Hubble Space Telescope [7:20]
7. Pushing the Boundaries [12:02]

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