A documentary after four conspicuous British space experts as they return to their eminence days in 1960s California.
The 1960s were a brilliant age for stargazing. Prodded by the space race, American universities paid liberal pay rates to researchers from around the globe to work in their observatories and exploration labs. In California, five British stargazers would get together on weekends for street excursions and climbing occasions in the Sierra Nevada and past. After fifty years, four of them regroup in this dewy-looked at however exceedingly watchable documentary.
They’re a mentally noteworthy bundle: Donald Lynden-Bell found the dark gaps at the focal point of each universe; Roger Griffin’s thoughts on spectrometry have prompted the revelation of a great many planets; Nick Woolf altered lens-make; and Wal Sergent discovered target verification of the Big Bang. Today, they’re generally as started up about new revelations as ever, and have a dazzling time tooling around the West Coast appreciating the scene and delicately quibbling.