Friday, March 04, 2011

IoP's Schools and Colleges Lecture 2009 - Exploring the Universe

This lecture on modern telescopes and the technology that allows astronomers to explore the universe is quite suitable at all levels of knowledge.

The Institute of Physics Schools and Colleges Lecture 2009 is delivered by astronomer Dr Andrew Newsam. This lecture will reveal how:

Modern telescopes can be used by astronomers to look at the universe in ever greater detail;

Progress in technology allows astronomers to observe things further and further away and therefore further back in time;

Astronomical observations can be used to learn more about the origins and future of the universe.

It's a long video, though.


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