Science Trek

D4K: Astronomy

Special | 28m 55s

One of humanity’s oldest sciences is astronomy when humans looked up into the stars and wondered what was there. In 1609, astronomer Galileo first used a telescope to study the stars. 400 years later, astronomers use a far more powerful tool, the Hubble Space Telescope. Kenneth Carpenter, Hubble Space Telescope Operations Project Scientist answers students’ questions about astronomy.

Aired: 12/15/09

Rating: TV-G

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