PBS Nova: Telescope: Hunting the Edge of Space
In this two-hour special, NOVA examines how a simple instrument, the telescope, has fundamentally changed our understanding of our place in the universe. What began as a curiosity—two spectacle lenses held a foot apart—ultimately revolutionized human thought across science, philosophy, and religion. "Hunting the Edge of Space" 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.Part : 1 The Mystery of the Milky Way
"The Mystery of the Milky Way," Hour 1, chronicles the history of telescopes, from Galileo's refractor to Newton's...