What will the ELT discover? | Chasing Starlight 6

What future science can we expect to do with the telescope that will look billions of years back in time?  

Join ESO astronomer, Suzanna Randall, in this episode of Chasing Starlight, as we explore the discoveries we expect to make with ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope (ELT).  

01:54 What more can we learn about our very own Solar System?
02:56 Is there alien life somewhere in our galaxy?
03:49 What secrets are black holes hiding?
04:43 How did the first galaxies form? 

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ESO

Directed by: L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, M. Wallner  
Hosted by: S. Randall  
Written by: C. Sciarma, B. Ferreira, T. Howarth
Editing: M. Kornmesser, L. Calçada  
Videography: A. Tsaousis
Animations & footage: M. Kornmesser, L. Calçada, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), DSS, VISTA, VVV Survey/D. Minniti DSS, Nogueras-Lara et al., Schoedel, NACO, GRAVITY Collaboration, EHT Collaboration, NASA. 

Additional footage:  

Don't Look Up (2021)
Hyperobject Industries, Bluegrass Films, Netflix, Directed by Adam McKay, Screenplay and Story by Adam McKay, David Sirota. Produced by Adam McKay, Kevin Messick 

Back to the Future (1985)
Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Directed by Robert Zemeckis, Written by Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale. Produced by Bob Gale, Neil Canton 

Music: Videvo
Web and technical support: G. Bazin, R. Yumi Shida   
Scientific consultant:  J.C. Muñoz Mateos 
Promotion: O. Sandu 
Filming Locations: ESO Supernova (supernova.eso.org)  

Produced by ESO, the European Southern Observatory (eso.org

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Id:cs0006a
Release date:26 October 2023, 14:00
Duration:06 m 28 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified
Category:Chasing Starlight
ELT

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