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400 Years Of The Telescope : A Journey Of Science, Technology And Thought (2009, original release: 2008)
(DVD)

Call Number DVD/681.4123/FOUR


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Published: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2009, 2008
Description:  1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0793670489, 9780793670482, 6312900398,
Language:  English


Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008

Narrator, Neil DeGrasse Tyson ; Galileo voices, Stefano Lecci, Francesca Gianni

"The film features interviews with leading astrophysicists and cosmologists from the world's renowned universities and observatories, who explain concepts ranging from Galileo's act of revealing the cosmos with a simple telescope, to the latest discoveries in space, including startling new ideas about life on other planets and dark energy - a mysterious vacuum energy that is accelerating the expansion of the universe." - Container

Not rated

DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 televisions); Dolby Digital stereo

Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired

Related Searches:
Copernicus, Nicolaus, -- 1473-1543
Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642
Telescopes
Space telescopes
Discoveries in science
Cosmology
Astronomy
Astronomical observatories
Science television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Public performance rights
DVD
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Additional Credits:
Koenig, Kris
Goldsmith, Donald
Van Helden, Albert
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Slater, Mark
Pereira, Frank L
London Symphony Orchestra
Interstellar Studios
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Home Video

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