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Telescopes—Our Eyes on the Stars

Lecture no. 8 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars

Telescopes—Our Eyes on the Stars

Taught by Professor Keivan G. Stassun | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Focus on the instruments that observe and measure stars: telescopes. Investigate the major types and the detectors they use to extract the maximum amount of information from starlight. Telescopes on Earth and in space can survey the entire range of the electromagnetic spectrum.