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A window into the cosmic dark age?

Duration: 04:04

Gamma ray bursts may allow astronomers to see the first stars form in the early Universe.

Available since: Fri 13 Aug 2010


Matthew Barrett
John Lynch
John Shrapnel
Karen Kelly
Karen Kelly

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Horizon 2001-2002, The Death Star

Horizon investigates the explosive deaths of stars 20 times the size of the Sun.

First broadcast: 18 Oct 2001

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