BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: The Telescope
Airs Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 9 p.m. & Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Credit: Courtesy of Derrick Pitts, Bigger Bang Communications Ltd
Today, their invention allows humanity to reach the furthest limits of seeing 13 billion light-years out.
This episode is part of the series BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects that modern people take for granted, and see how science, invention and technology built on one another to change everything.
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Available on DVD on July 9, 2019 at shopPBS.org. The series will also be available for digital download.
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