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Super Telescope: Mission to the Edge of the Universe

Super Telescope: Mission to the Edge of the Universe - As Nasa releases the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, this film tells the inside story of the telescope's construction and the astronomers taking its first picture of distant stars and galaxies. Will it be the deepest image of our universe ever taken?     The successor to Hubble, and 100 times more powerful, the James Webb is the most technically advanced telescope ever built. It will look…

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Read more about the article Sound Waves – The Symphony of Physics – Using Sound episode 2
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Sound Waves – The Symphony of Physics – Using Sound episode 2

Sound Waves - The Symphony of Physics - Using Sound episode 2: Dr Helen Czerski examines the extraordinary messages sound waves carry and how they help us understand the world around us.     Visiting a hidden location buried beneath the hills of Scotland, Helen experiences some of the most extreme acoustics in the world. Here she learns just how much information can be carried by sound. She discovers how sound has driven the evolution of truly incredible biological systems…

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Sound Waves – The Symphony of Physics – Making Sound episode 1

Sound Waves - The Symphony of Physics - Making Sound episode 1: Dr Helen Czerski investigates the extraordinary science behind the sounds we're familiar with and the sounds that we normally can't hear.     She begins by exploring the simplest of ideas: what is a sound? At the Palace of Westminster, Helen teams up with scientists from the University of Leicester to carry out state-of-the-art measurements using lasers to reveal how the most famous bell in the world -…

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Colour – The Spectrum of Science episode 3

Colour - The Spectrum of Science episode 3: Helen Czerski looks at the colours invisible to our eyes. To see the universe in a new light, she takes to the skies in a jet equipped with an infrared telescope.     We live in a world ablaze with colour. Rainbows and rainforests, oceans and humanity, earth is the most colourful place we know of. But the colours we see are far more complex and fascinating than they appear. In this…

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Colour – The Spectrum of Science episode 2

Colour - The Spectrum of Science episode 2: The raw, early Earth had plenty of colour, but that canvas was about to be painted with a vast new palette - and the source of those colours was life.     We live in a world ablaze with colour. Rainbows and rainforests, oceans and humanity, earth is the most colourful place we know of. But the colours we see are far more complex and fascinating than they appear. In this series,…

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