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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 15
Science & Medicine 42

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

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Episode 37: Gravitational Lensing

May 21st, 2007

Episode 37 of 465 episodes

Astronomers are always trying to get their hands on bigger and more powerful telescopes. But the most powerful telescopes in the Universe are completely natural, and the size of a galaxy cluster. When you use the gravity of a galaxy as a lens, you can peer right back to the edges of the observable Universe.

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