Into Deep Space: The Birth of the Alma Observatory

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Into Deepest Space traces the engineering, construction, and scientific discoveries of the most powerful observatory on Earth - the ALMA telescope in the Chilean Andes. Viewers are taken on a journey both across the globe and throughout our universe to discover how this mammoth radio telescope works and how its observations are revolutionizing astronomy. Through breathtaking footage - including cinematic 3-D animation, dramatic aerials of the ALMA site, and live coverage of the it's first large scale observation - the film reveals the incredible lengths to which humans will go to quench our thirst for knowledge.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
3/12/2014
8 p.m.
3/13/2014
2 a.m.
3/16/2014
3 p.m.
3/17/2014
2 a.m.
3/19/2014
2 p.m.
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