Megatelescopes

To see deeper into space, we will need much bigger telescopes.
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As astronomy seeks to find and study distant planets and peer further and more accurately into space and time, the limitations of ground based telescopes, especially optical telescopes, represents our largest barrier. Today we will examine what those limitations are, and ways to make vastly more enormous telescopes and arrays

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Credits:
Megatelescopes Season 4, Episode 19 Writers: Isaac Arthur Mark Warburton Editors: Darius Said Jerry Guern Keith Blockus Producer: Isaac Arthur Cover Artist:
Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/artist/jakub_grygier
Graphics Team: Jarred Eagley Jeremy Jozwik Justin Dixon Katie Byrne Luca DeRosa Mihail Yordanov Sam McNamara (Rapid Thrash) Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gc
Narrator: Isaac Arthur Music Manager: Luca De Rosa Music: Stellardrone, “Billions And Billions” https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com Aerium, “Waters of Atlantis” https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQ Lombus, “Time Slip” https://soundcloud.com/lombusmusic Markus Junnikkala, “A Memory Of Earth” https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/
Stellardrone, “Light Years” https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com

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