The Strange Universe of Gravitational Lensing | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Is what we see in the night sky a true representation of our universe? Find out about Gravitational Lensing in this episode and even more about it in the documentary that Matt made together with the Museum of Natural History:Distant Quasars: Shedding Light on Black Holes

Get your own Space Time t­shirt at
Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime
Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com
Comment on Reddit:
Support us on Patreon!

Help translate our videos!

Niels Bohr, a Danish Physicist said “Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded .” Is what we see perceived to be real or is it an illusion?
In the world of our mind’s eye, light travels in a straight line. In reality, spacetime is deflected and magnified through the lens of gravity. Find out how this works and what it allows us to learn about our universe in this episode of Space Time.

Written and hosted by Matt O’Dowd

Made by Kornhaber Brown (

Comments by:


Błażej Michalik

Flynn Kruchell

Mystyc Cheez

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Andrew Bastawrous: Get your next eye exam on a smartphone
4 + 0 = 0 puzzle
Animatronic Ackbar — BiDiPi #25
78557 and Proth Primes – Numberphile
How to get better at the things you care about #shorts #tedx

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *