(Duration 26 min – for children 8+)
The Amazing Telescope” show follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way, the students learn the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Aiming to engage and appeal to audiences of all ages, the show explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.
“Two small pieces of Glass – The Amazing Telescope”
Credit: Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai’i / Interstellar Studios / Carnegie Science Center
Available in 7 languages: English, German, Spanish (Castilian), French, Italian, Russian, Greek