First Light from the New South Pole Telescope (Webcast)
Date: March 30, 2007
Running Time: 00:41:16
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The South Pole Telescope captured its first light on Feb. 16, 2007! Join Exploratorium host Mary Miller as she talks with scientists at the South Pole and finds out more about life at the Pole. We will get updates on the new South Pole telescope, which is currently being calibrated to begin data collection, and the IceCube neutrino telescope.
This series of webcasts highlights scientific projects near the North and South Poles. Included are presentations that focus on global warming, the construction of the huge South Pole Telescope, and Ice Cube, an under-ice telescope that searches for neutrinos.
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