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A telescope under construction

Duration: 01:48

In 1987 Horizon reported on the William Herschel Telescope, which was built on La Palma in the Canary Islands.

Available since: Wed 8 Sep 2010


Paul Vaughan
John Lynch
Series Editor
Robin Brightwell
John Lynch

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Horizon 1987-1988, To Catch a Falling Star

Programme looking at state of funding in British science and its impact on scientists.

First broadcast: 15 Jun 1987

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