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Experiencing Hubble: understanding the greatest images of the universe / Teaching Company.David M. Meyer.

Meyer, David Michael, 1958- (Added Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 video files (approximately 360 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2011.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 9 Antennae Galaxies - A Cosmic Collision Episode 3 Sagittarius Star Cloud Episode 4 Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula Episode 6 Crab Nebula - A Supernova's Aftermath Episode 7 Sombrero Galaxy - An Island Universe Episode 8 Hubble's View of Galaxies Near and Far Episode 5 Cat's Eye Nebula - A Stellar Demise Episode 1 Rationale for a Space Telescope Episode 10 Abell 2218 - A Massive Gravitational Lens Episode 11 Hubble Ultra Deep Field Episode 12 Hubble's Legacy and Beyond Episode 2 Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
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Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: David M. Meyer, professor of physics and astronomy at Northwestern University.
Summary, etc.:
For more than 20 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been amassing discoveries that rival those of history's greatest scientists and explorers, making it the most important scientific instrument ever built. This program is a visual feast of images taken by Hubble. Go on a dazzling voyage of discovery that will delight the eyes, feed the imagination, and unlock new secrets of the cosmos.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
Space telescopes.

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