Light Fantastic

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Duration: 20 minutes

Sir Patrick Moore charts the development of the telescope over four centuries and fasts forward to meet the astronaut who repaired the Hubble Space Telescope. Dr Chris Lintott visits some modern day astronomical leviathans.


Patrick Moore
Chris Lintott


Sir Patrick Moore, 1923-2012

Sir Patrick Moore

"Patrick’s career represented the BBC at its very best."

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