Prepare for an exciting, enlightening ride around the world and across the Universe!
Acclaimed filmmaker Paul Devlin's brother, Mark Devlin, PhD, leads an international team of astrophysicists from the Arctic to the Antarctic to launch a revolutionary telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon. No less than the origins of the Universe are at stake on this risky scientific adventure that seeks to answer humankind's most basic question, How did we get here?
Mark and his tenacious team get personal, philosophical, even religious as BLAST! reveals the human side of scientific pursuit – enormous sacrifices, maddening incongruities, catastrophic failures and transcendent triumphs.