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The future of astronomy

The future of astronomy

Astrophysicist Ray Norris reckons we’ve entered a 'golden age' of astronomy. Powerful new telescopes are allowing us to explore the once unimaginable. But astronomy is fast becoming as much about data management and interpretation as it is about stargazing. Computers are one solution, but as we’ll discover, nothing beats the human eye and mind when it comes to making sense of the cosmos. (Please note this program was originally broadcast in February 2013)