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GEORGE ELLERY HALE
GEORGE ELLERY HALE
USA (1868 - 1938)
George Ellery Hale was an American solar astronomer, born in Chicago. He was educated at MIT, at the Observatory of Harvard College, (1889-90), and at Berlin (1893-94). As an undergraduate at MIT, he invented the spectroheliograph, with which he made his discoveries of the solar vortices and magnetic fields of sun spots.
 

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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Christophe Dumas

Why I became an astronomer
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Why I became an astronomer (Franšais)
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Alexei Filippenko

The 2D balloon
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

The 1990s and accelerated expansion
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

My astronomical hero
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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