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Telescopes Now Lecture 1: The William Herschel and the Hubble telescopes

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Duration: 1:22:26 | Added: 03 Mar 2009
In the first in a series of lectures by senior astronomers about recent developments in telescopes, Professor Alexander Boksenberg talks about his work with the William Herschel and the Hubble telescopes.

Professor Alexander Boksenberg is Honorary Professor of Experimental Astronomy, University of Cambridge, and a former Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. In his lecture he touches on some of the practical, political, technical, financial and organisational challenges faced by the teams who built the William Herschel and Hubble telescopes

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