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Mapping the Universe

Synopsis
Explores the study of space through the use of optical radio telescopes, satellites and computer modelling. Shows how astronomers use different language technologies to develop a picture of the universe. Visits to the Very Large Array (the world’s largest radio telescope) outside of Socorro, New Mexico, and Kitt Peak Observatory, as well as NASA videotape are used to paint a picture of modern astronomers.
Series
Science and Technology - Today and Tomorrow, Series
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2002
Year of production
1994
Subjects
Astronomy
Keywords
telescopes; universe; radio astronomy

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£29.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
25 minutes
Year
2004

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£29.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
25 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

Lucerne Media

Phone
+1 201 538 1401
Fax
+1 201 538 0855
Address
37 Ground Pine Road
Morris Plains
USA

Distributor

Name

Viewtech Educational Media

Notes
NB. Viewtech ceased trading in 2014 and the company’s products are no longer in distribution

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