A sweeping film celebrating four centuries of astronomy discoveries will
make its debut on PBS when 400 Years of the Telescope airs in April
(scheduled air date: Friday, April 10, check local listings). In 400 Years
of the Telescope, Neil deGrasse Tyson takes viewers on a visually stunning
journey from Galileo’s first look at the cosmos in 1609, to todays
thrilling quests to discover new worlds and glimpse the formation of the
first stars after the Big Bang. With warmth and humor, the planet’s top
astrophysicists discuss momentous discoveries and how telescopes have
changed our understanding of the universe. Looking into the future, viewers
will learn of emergent telescopes that may detect life outside our solar
system and allow humans to view the initial moments of the Big Bang.
Tune into your local PBS station and view this beautiful new film.
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