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Telescope : hunting the edge of space

Author: Oliver TwinchPeter JonesDavid R AxelrodJay O SandersWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virg.] : PBS Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, dramatizing the inNovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. Then Nova turns its attention to a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe.
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Twinch; Peter Jones; David R Axelrod; Jay O Sanders; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Home Video.; Brook Lapping Productions.; TPT National Productions.
ISBN: 9781608832477 1608832473
OCLC Number: 630977392
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Credits: Story by Peter Jones, Richard Hudson, David Axelrod; telescript by Oliver Twinch, David Axelrod;
Cast: Narrated by Jay O. Sanders
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television as part of Nova.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; widescreen ; stereo.
Contents: The mystery of the Milky Way --
The ever expanding universe.
Other Titles: Hunting the edge of space
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Brook Lapping Productions and TPT National Productions for WGBH/Boston ; produced by Oliver Twinch, David Axelrod ; directed by Oliver Twinch and Peter Jones.

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Takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, dramatizing the inNovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. Then Nova turns its attention to a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe.

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