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Astronomy Cast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 133: Optical Astronomy

April 13th, 2009

Episode 154 of 464 episodes

Optical astronomy; now this is the kind of astronomy a human being was born to do. In fact, until the last century, this was the only kind of astronomy anybody ever did. Now we've got the whole electromagnetic spectrum to explore, but our heart still belongs to optical astronomy. Of course, with bigger telescopes, better optics and more sensitive detectors, even optical astronomy has come a long way.

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