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Hunting the Edge of Space: The Mystery of the Milky Way 

Nova examines the physics of telescope design. Following the development of the telescope over several centuries the program explains the challenges that the major design innovations solved... See full summary »

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(story) (as David Axelrod), (telescript) (as David Axelrod) | 5 more credits »
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Episode credited cast:
Louise Alexander
Jim Bennett ...
Himself - Director: Museum of the History of Science
Ronald H. Bissinger ...
Himself - Amateur Astronomer (as Ron Bissinger)
Duncan Bonner
David Charbonneau ...
Himself - Associate Professor of Astronomy (as David Charbonneau Ph.D.)
Steven Deproost
Alex Filippenko ...
Himself - Astrophysicist
Wendy L. Freedman ...
Herself - Director: Carnegie Institution Observatories (as Wendy Freedman)
Alexandra Hall ...
Herself - Amateur Astronomer
Michael A. Hoskin ...
Himself - Cambridge University (as Michael Hoskin)
William B. Latter ...
Himself - NASA Scientist (as Bill Latter)
Chloe Lucas
Geoff Marcy ...
Himself - Professor of Astronomy
Dan Maxwell
Massimo Mazzotti ...
Himself - Assistant Professor
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Nova examines the physics of telescope design. Following the development of the telescope over several centuries the program explains the challenges that the major design innovations solved and the inevitable major discoveries they produced. Written by David Foss

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