Synopsis by Sarah Ing
See how astronomers view the night sky with Wonders of the Universe: Light Fantastic. Part of a TLC series devoted to demystifying the stars, this short presentation reveals the history of the telescope. Built to bring the cosmos closer to Earth, the telescope has advanced scientific knowledge of the Universe tremendously. Where optical telescopes fail, infrared and radio versions have taken up the slack. The groundbreaking Hubble telescope has captured a vision of space never seen before. Computer graphics and actual photographs illustrate this showcase of modern astronomy.