Brian Cox discusses the Hubble Deep Field, WMAP’s map of the cosmic microwave background, and the many profound discoveries that have resulted from studying the nature of light – all in the sophomore installment of the Great Minds series, Starry Messengers featuring Brian Cox.

What is vision? Let’s expand our vision by saving the James Webb Space Telescope!

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This video is my submission for the Save The James Webb Telescope video competition: http://savethistelescope.blogspot.com/2011/09/whyjwst-video-competition.html

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- Created, written, and narrated by Callum Sutherland

- Music by Marko Pandza

- Visual Effects by Toby Sutherland

- Public domain video courtesy of NASA; Goddard Space Flight Center; National Center for Supercomputing Applications; and Advanced Visualization Laboratory. Public domain imagery courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.