Thursday, January 29, 2009

a good shopping: Eyes on the Skies Book and DVD

The International Astronomical Union's book and movie celebrating the 400th anniversary of the telescope.

The Eyes on the Skies DVD movie and accompanying book explore the many facets of the telescope - the historical development, the scientific importance, the technological breakthroughs, and also the people behind this ground-breaking invention, their triumphs and failures...

The Eyes on the Skies movie is presented by Dr. J aka Dr. Joe Liske from ESO, host of the Hubblecast video podcast. The DVD runs for 60 minutes and contains subtitles in several languages.

The Eyes on the Skies book is available in English, German, Finnish and Korean (early 2009).

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