What it takes to do extreme astrophysics Anil Ananthaswamy on TED.com

All over the planet, giant telescopes and detectors are looking (and listening) for clues to the workings of the universe. At the INK Conference, science writer Anil Ananthaswamy tours us around these amazing installations, taking us to some of the most remote and silent places on Earth. (Recorded at the INK Conference, December 2010, in Lavasa, India. Duration: 14:09)
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