Tao: Unlocking the Mysteries of Distant Stars


Chile, South America, Atacama Desert, TAO project team of Tokyo University has been constructing the huge infrared telescope on the peak of Mt. Chajantor.  The story unfolds as an astronomer working on the project meets a boy named Sherpa.  Together they watch the stars, trace the constellations and discover the pure fascination for the stars.

Based on the interviews of the TAO project members, the story lively depicts the enthusiasm of the astronomer for the stars.

Film Information

Release: 2015

Runtime(s): 26





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