The Institute of Physics Schools and Colleges Lecture 2009 is delivered by astronomer Dr Andrew Newsam. This lecture will reveal how:
Modern telescopes can be used by astronomers to look at the universe in ever greater detail;
Progress in technology allows astronomers to observe things further and further away and therefore further back in time;
Astronomical observations can be used to learn more about the origins and future of the universe.
Watch more from the schools lecture series on iop.org: http://www.iop.org/resources/videos/education/schools-and-colleges-lecture/page_50044.html
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