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BLAST! Screening with director Paul Devlin
||BLAST! is a spec tacular and suspenseful story of space exploration. Five-time Emmy winner Paul Devlin follows his brother, Mark Devlin, PhD to five continents to launch a revolutionary new telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon.
||Saturday, April 14, 2012 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 14, 2012
||Physics Lecture Hall
||120 Frelinghuysen Road
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||Department of Physics and Astronomy
||With extraordinary access, BLAST exposes a world of risky, hardcore, scientific adventure. The story follows an international team of astrophysicists trying to launch a multi-million dollar telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon. Their journey to discover thousands of early galaxies takes them from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Revealing frustrations, inevitable failures and ultimate triumph, BLAST puts a human face on the quest to answer our most basic question - How did we get here?