The desire to be able to see further and further out into space is made possible by an amazingly large telescope in the Ataca wilderness in the northern part of Chile. It is aptly called VLT (“very large telescope”) and gives us a glimpse into the cosmic past. Enjoy this journey back in time! A documentary by WissensMagazin.
An interesting discussion from the field of astronomy: Considered minor planets, asteroids are categorized according to their orbits. Also, contrary to sensationalistic Hollywood’s film portrayals, the probability of them posing a danger to planet Earth in the short-run is slight. To the science enthusiasts among our subscribers, enjoy! A documentary by WissensMagazin.