Into Deepest Space: The Birth of the Alma Observatory
Into Deepest Space: The Birth of the Alma Observatory Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 19, 2016 -- 10:00 PM
This program traces the engineering, construction, and scientific discoveries of the most powerful observatory on Earth - the ALMA telescope in the Chilean Andes. Viewers are taken on a journey both across the globe and throughout our universe to discover how this mammoth radio telescope works and how its observations are revolutionizing astronomy. Through breathtaking footage - including cinematic 3-D animation, dramatic aerials of the ALMA site, and live coverage of the it's first large scale observation - the film reveals the incredible lengths to which humans will go to quench our thirst for knowledge.
- KQED World: Sun, Jan 24, 2016 -- 11:00 PM
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 24, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
- KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 20, 2016 -- 4:00 AM