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Telescope : hunting the edge of space

Author: Oliver TwinchPeter JonesDavid R AxelrodJay O SandersMairin O'FaolainAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2010] [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView 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: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Science 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; Mairin O'Faolain; Robert Hutchings; Dan Wolfmeyer; Paul Burgess; Brook Lapping Productions,; TPT National Productions,; Green Umbrella, LLC,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608832477 1608832473 9781608834969 1608834964
OCLC Number: 630977392
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Title from container.
Also issued in 5-DVD set: Stargazing.
Credits: Edited by Mairin O'Faolain, Robert Hutchings, Dan Wolfmeyer, Nigel Ashcroft, Paul Burgess.
Cast: Narrator, Jay O. Sanders
Event notes: Originally produced as a two-part episode of the television series Nova under the title: Hunting the edge of the universe.
Target Audience: TV Parental Guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: The mystery of the Milky Way --
The ever expanding Universe.
Other Titles: Hunting the edge of space.
The mystery of the Milky Way.
Hunting the edge of space.
The ever expanding Universe.
Mystery of the Milky Way.
Ever expanding Universe.
Hunting the edge of space
Nova (Television program)
Stargazing.
Responsibility: a Nova production by Brook Lapping Productions and TPT National Productions, in associaton with Green Umbrella Films, LLC ; WGBH ; directed by Oliver Twinch and Peter Jones ; story by David Axelrod ; telescript by Oliver Twinch, David Axelrod ; produced by Oliver Twinch, David Axelrod.

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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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