The Resource 400 years of the telescope : a journey of science, technology, and thought, produced by Interstellar Studios ; produced and directed by Kris Koenig ; executive producers, Dan Koehler, Kris Koenig ; writers, Donald Goldsmith, Kris Koenig, Albert van Helden, (electronic resource)

400 years of the telescope : a journey of science, technology, and thought, produced by Interstellar Studios ; produced and directed by Kris Koenig ; executive producers, Dan Koehler, Kris Koenig ; writers, Donald Goldsmith, Kris Koenig, Albert van Helden, (electronic resource)

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400 years of the telescope : a journey of science, technology, and thought
Title
400 years of the telescope
Title remainder
a journey of science, technology, and thought
Statement of responsibility
produced by Interstellar Studios ; produced and directed by Kris Koenig ; executive producers, Dan Koehler, Kris Koenig ; writers, Donald Goldsmith, Kris Koenig, Albert van Helden
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Screenwriter
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Producer
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Language
eng
Summary
The film features interviews with leading astrophysicists and cosmologists from the world's renowned universities and observatories, who explain concepts ranging from Galileo's act of revealing the cosmos with a simple telescope, to the latest discoveries in space, including startling new ideas about life on other planets and dark energy - a mysterious vacuum energy that is accelerating the expansion of the universe
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Additional physical form
Previously released as DVD.
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Scott Stender ; astrophotographer, Kris Koenig ; director of animation, Frank L. Pereira ; editor, Kimberly Generous White ; music composed by Mark Slater and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
PerformerNote
Narrator, Neil DeGrasse Tyson ; commentators, Wendy Freedman, Mark van Helden, Owen Gingerich, Christopher Corbally, Fred Watson, Mark Giampapa, Alex Filippenko, Lawrence Krauss ; Galileo voices, Stefano Lecci, Francesca Gianni
Runtime
57
Target audience
adult
Label
400 years of the telescope : a journey of science, technology, and thought, produced by Interstellar Studios ; produced and directed by Kris Koenig ; executive producers, Dan Koehler, Kris Koenig ; writers, Donald Goldsmith, Kris Koenig, Albert van Helden, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008
  • Title from resource description page (viewed Jun. 17, 2014)
Control code
ASP2361385/pbsv
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (57 min.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)884830606
Video recording format
other
Label
400 years of the telescope : a journey of science, technology, and thought, produced by Interstellar Studios ; produced and directed by Kris Koenig ; executive producers, Dan Koehler, Kris Koenig ; writers, Donald Goldsmith, Kris Koenig, Albert van Helden, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008
  • Title from resource description page (viewed Jun. 17, 2014)
Control code
ASP2361385/pbsv
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (57 min.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)884830606
Video recording format
other

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