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Telescope : hunting the edge of space

Author: Oliver TwinchPeter JonesDavid R AxelrodJay O SandersMairin O'FaolainAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : 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
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction 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; 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: Edited by Mairin O'Faolain, Robert Hutchings, Dan Wolfmeyer, Nigel Ashcroft, Paul Burgess.
Cast: Narrated by Jay O. Sanders
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television as part of the PBS series Nova on April 6, 2010 (The mystery of the Milky Way) and April 13, 2010 (The ever expanding Universe).
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen ; stereo.
Contents: The mystery of the Milky Way --
The ever expanding Universe.
Other Titles: Mystery of the Milky Way.
Ever expanding Universe.
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 ; story by David Axelrod; telescript 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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