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Nigel Ashcroft in Seeing in the Dark

Seeing in the Dark

2007 TV-G

Noted science writer Timothy Ferris introduces the wonders of astronomy, from the nearest planet to the farthest visible galaxy, in this PBS production, explaining how scientists see into the sky and making the mysteries of space less mystifying. Best-selling author Ferris has won numerous scientific awards and produced the recordings of human culture that left the solar system aboard the Voyager space probes.