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James Turrell studied optics and perceptual psychology in college, but gravitated towards art as his curiosity led him to investigate light itself. In this Webcast of a lecture, James Turrell discusses his experiences manipulating pure light and how it became his artistic medium. He reveals how this early work led him to discover Roden Crater in Arizona and to create his subsequent lifelong project of transforming the crater into an astronomical observatory.
Project: Light and Landscape | Browse All
Date: September 16, 2003
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science
In an exclusive taped interview, Hubble payload commander and astronaut John Grunsfeld discusses how astronauts who'll be servicing a telescope in space train in a giant pool at the Johnson Space Center. We'll also show an interview with space engineer Amy Ross, filmed in the space suit laboratory at Johnson.
Project: Origins: Hubble | Browse All
Date: March 3, 2002
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science