400 years of the telescope picks up a prize

The International Year of Astronomy, 2009 documentary, 400 Years of the Telescope, has picked up the prize for best Director at Australia’s SCINEMA science film festival, which runs until the 23rd of August.

The film, and its accompanying planetarium show Two Pieces of Glass, covers the development of the telescope from the time of Galileo until now with interviews with modern day astronomers and astrophysicists from world renowned universities and observatories.

SCINEMA is running on a theme of the IYA2009 and the Darwin anniversary.

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