Contact is one of the best films of all time. It explored themes of hope vs. fear, science vs. religion, curiosity vs. ignorance, and oh yeah, contact with an extraterrestrial civilization. It also introduced the public to the Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope, the most powerful radio telescope array ever constructed.
Jodie Foster has lent her talent once again to the VLA by narrating Beyond The Visible: The Story of the Very Large Array. If you have 25 minutes, it’s well worth your time to watch. Behold: