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Exploring the XDF, The Deepest Image of Our Universe, With Garth Illingworth

Garth Illingworth

Air Date: 10/08/2012
Run Time: 28:50

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Topics: pretty pictures, explaining science, interview, Planetary Radio, Hubble Space Telescope, James Webb Space Telescope, astronomy

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UC Santa Cruz astronomer and XDF Principal Investigator Garth Illingworth takes us on a tour of this magnificent new image that takes us from nearly the present day back to just a half-billion years after the Big Bang.

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