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Author: BBC Worldwide Ltd.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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Around the world, a new generation of astronomers hunts for the most mysterious objects in the universe, including young stars and black holes. They have created a dazzling new set of super-telescopes that promise to rewrite the story of the heavens. This film follows the men and women who are pushing the limits of science and engineering in some of the most extreme environments on earth. But most strikingly of all,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2011
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: BBC Worldwide Ltd.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 894182900
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 27, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 8 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (50 min.)) : sound, color
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Cosmic Frontier (1:59) --
Searching for Black Holes (3:59) --
Eliminating Atmospheric Distortions (3:15) --
Locating a Black Hole (3:05) --
Night Shift Ends (1:31) --
Nebulae Mission (2:23) --
SOFIA Mission (2:51) --
SOFIA Flight (2:55) --
SOFIA Technology (1:45) --
Stellar Nursery (1:57) --
Hubble Space Telescope (1:10) --
James Webb Space Telescope (1:25) --
Designing James Webb (2:38) --
ALMA Project (2:41) --
High Elevation Observation (3:41) --
ALMA Array (3:07) --
Astronomy Advances (1:42) --
Panchromatic Galaxy View (1:20) --
Neutrino Observation (3:33) --
Neutrino Telescope (2:29) --
Golden Age of Astronomy (1:33) --
Credits: Seeing Stars (0:43).
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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Around the world, a new generation of astronomers hunts for the most mysterious objects in the universe, including young stars and black holes. They have created a dazzling new set of super-telescopes that promise to rewrite the story of the heavens. This film follows the men and women who are pushing the limits of science and engineering in some of the most extreme environments on earth. But most strikingly of all, no-one really knows what they will find out there.

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