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Seeing Stars

Episode 2 of 15

Horizon follows the astronomers pushing the limits of science and engineering with a new generation of supertelescopes in the hunt for mysterious objects in the universe.

Around the world, a new generation of astronomers are hunting for the most mysterious objects in the universe. Young stars, black holes, even other forms of life.

They have created a dazzling new set of supertelescopes that promise to rewrite the story of the heavens.

This film follows the men and women who are pushing the limits of science and engineering in some of the most extreme environments on earth. But most strikingly of all, no-one really knows what they will find out there.

1 hour

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Elbow

    Mirrorball

  • 00:03

    Jon Hopkins

    Vessel

    Remix Artist: Four Tet.
  • Max Richter

    The Tartu Piano

  • Jon Hopkins

    A Drifting Up

  • Jon Hopkins

    Luna Moth

  • Jon Hopkins

    Light Through The Veins

  • Sigur Rós

    Gong

  • Sigur Rós

    Ba Ba

  • Sigur Rós

    Flugufrelsarinn

  • Aaron Copland

    Moderato Coda from Appalachian Spring

  • Harold Budd

    Balthus Bemused by Colour

  • 00:33

    Jon Hopkins

    Black and Red

  • 00:44

    Elbow

    Lippy Kids

  • 00:45

    Sigur Rós

    Ba Ba

  • 00:48

    Jon Hopkins

    Light Through The Veins (Glastonbury 2015)

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Producer Ben Lawrie
Director Ben Lawrie

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