TED - Wendy Freedman: This new telescope might show us the beginning of the universe

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https://archive.org/details/WendyFreedman_2014G
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Length: 0:15:43
First broadcast: Aug. 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

When and how did the universe begin? A global group of astronomers wants to answer that question by peering as far back in time as a large new telescope will let us see. Wendy Freedman headed the creation of the Giant Magellan Telescope, under construction in South America; at TEDGlobal in Rio, she shares a bold vision of the discoveries about our universe that the GMT could make possible.

TED talk downloaded from The Internet Archive.