To the edge of the universe

Canada, 1969

Film
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An account of the construction, in Algonquin Park, Ontario, of a radiotelescope designed by Canada’s National Research Council. Working simultaneously with the telescope of the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory at Penticton, British Columbia, it was used to measure the first arc of a quasar (quasi-stellar radio source) at the outermost fringe of our universe. The success of this probe opened up new possibilities of astronomical enquiry.

Credits

director

Grant Crabtree

producer

Dennis Sawyer

Douglas Cameron

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:22:17:00

Colour

Colour

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