Hubblecast 95: The impact of astronomy on our technological world.
The astronomical images taken by Hubble are amongst the best known in the world. Behind these iconic observations stands a sophisticated instrument, based upon world-changing technology.
Many of the technologies used and developed for Hubble and other telescopes have found their way into other fields and professions, as well as our everyday lives. This new Hubblecast shows how many of the technologies surrounding us owe their origins, or development, to fundamental astrophysics and innovation in astronomy.
Directed by: Mathias Jäger
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Written by: Eleanor Spring, Mathias Jäger
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
Images: NASA, ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Videos: NASA, ESA/Hubble, ESA, ESO, H. Zodet, Dezeen and MINI Frontiers, NHS Foundation Trust, Beeple
Animations: NASA, ESA/Hubble, Galileo GNSS, M. Kornmesser, L. Calçada
Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)
Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen