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CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS
CHRISTIAAN HUYGENS
The Hague, Netherlands (/1629/ - /1695/)
Using the Paris Observatory (completed in 1672), Christiaan Huygens made further astronomical observations. In 1684 he published Astroscopia Compendiaria which presented his new aerial (tubeless) telescope.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Tobias Owen

The Copernican Revolution
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Copernicus
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Current research on Saturn's satellites
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Dark matter and dark energy
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

A definition of life
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Galileo's work
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

IYA greeting
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Life versus matter
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Losing touch with the sky - Polynesian navigation
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

History of the Paris observatory
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Geocentric beliefs
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Saturn's other satellites
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

Studying the universe's primitive conditions
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Tobias Owen

The telescope as a tool
Tobias Owen - University of Hawaii

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Sir Brendan Parsons

19th-century science
Sir Brendan Parsons - Seventh Earl of Rosse

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Sir Brendan Parsons

Introduction to Lord Rosse's telescope
Sir Brendan Parsons - Seventh Earl of Rosse

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Sir Brendan Parsons

IYA greeting
Sir Brendan Parsons - Seventh Earl of Rosse

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Sir Brendan Parsons

The Parsons family history
Sir Brendan Parsons - Seventh Earl of Rosse

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Sir Brendan Parsons

Achievements of the Third Earl of Rosse
Sir Brendan Parsons - Seventh Earl of Rosse

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Sir Brendan Parsons

The Third Earl of Rosse's interest in science
Sir Brendan Parsons - Seventh Earl of Rosse

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Saul Perlmutter

A rivalry of two teams
Saul Perlmutter - University of California, Berkeley

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Saul Perlmutter

My astronomical hero
Saul Perlmutter - University of California, Berkeley

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Saul Perlmutter

Deciding the fate of the universe
Saul Perlmutter - University of California, Berkeley

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Saul Perlmutter

Designing a new telescope for space
Saul Perlmutter - University of California, Berkeley

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Saul Perlmutter

Graduate school physics
Saul Perlmutter - University of California, Berkeley

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