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  • 04:38 The Astronomer

    The Astronomer

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    "The Astronomer" - This lyrical documentary features excerpts from an interview with Professor Tom Burns of Ohio Wesleyan University and Director of Perkins Observatory. The film has screened in Greece, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, New York and other locati

  • 04:25 The Blind Astronomer Of Nova Scotia

    The Blind Astronomer Of Nova Scotia

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    Tim Doucette is legally blind, yet he sees the stars better than most people. A childhood diagnosis of congenital cataracts forced doctors to remove Doucette's lenses and widen his pupils. That left the amateur astronomer with only about 10 percent of his

  • 14:30 Astronomer Explains How SETI Searches for Aliens | WIRED

    Astronomer Explains How SETI Searches for Aliens | WIRED

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    Is there any life beyond Earth? SETI Institute Director Emeritus Jill Tarter believes we will find that answer in the 21st century. Jill explains the science and logistics that goes into searching for extra-terrestrial life, and the reasons why there's st

  • 04:35 Jupiter Joe - The Subway Astronomer

    Jupiter Joe - The Subway Astronomer

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    Most of us spend most of the time looking down at our phones. But Jupiter Joe wants to change that - in NYC, he’s drawing people’s eyes to the sky. And right from the convenience of the subway. ✦ Follow Joe: •Facebook: http://bit.ly/2xZ7k

  • 01:15 President Obama Reveals An Astronomer You Need To Know About

    President Obama Reveals An Astronomer You Need To Know About

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    President Barack Obama joins us today to recognize a little-known astronomy hero and celebrate #WomeninSTEM . Join the conversation on Twitter #ObamaOnDNews! Watch President Obama on Science Presents DNews every night this week at 9/8c on Science Channel.

  • 03:01 Did an 18th-Century Astronomer Watch Two Stars Collide?

    Did an 18th-Century Astronomer Watch Two Stars Collide?

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    Once thought to be an observational mistake, the mystery of the impossible star took over 300 years to solve! Watch full episodes of NASA's Unexplained Files: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/nasas-unexplained-files/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://b

  • 02:07 Fascinating: ALMA Reveals Planets Born Earlier Than We Thought

    Fascinating: ALMA Reveals Planets Born Earlier Than We Thought

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    In 2014, astronomer David Wilmer aimed the ALMA Array at a young star 450 light years away. What he found proved that planets formed billions of years earlier than what scientists originally calculated. From: BUILDING THE ULTIMATE TELESCOPE http://bit.ly/

  • 01:51 What Does It Take to Be a Planet and Why Pluto Does Not Belong?

    What Does It Take to Be a Planet and Why Pluto Does Not Belong?

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    As of 2006, there are three criteria a celestial body has to meet to be considered a planet. Pluto meets two of them. So what was the real reason Pluto got demoted? And will the planet ever get redemption? Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 10

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  • 02:29 The Mother Of Hubble | NOVA

    The Mother Of Hubble | NOVA

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    As a woman in her generation, astronomer Nancy Roman could not get tenure at a research institution, so instead she was invited to work on Hubble's design and development for more than 25 years. Her perservance and vision earned her the nickname "the moth

  • 04:37 Can We Mathematically Prove Aliens Exist?

    Can We Mathematically Prove Aliens Exist?

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    What is our probability of finding aliens and how close are we to encountering them?? The answer lies somewhere in these 2 equations. Could Life On Earth Have Come From A Comet? - http://bit.ly/2aXZC0a Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.l

  • 03:17 How The Mysterious Planet 9 Is Tilting Our Solar System

    How The Mysterious Planet 9 Is Tilting Our Solar System

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    Is the sun actually tilted...or is it just us? DNews dives into this space mystery by taking a closer look at the effects of Planet 9. Check out Seeker VR! Why Humanity Must Explore The Unknown: A Cosmological Journey - https://youtu.be/rVcwlJEfh24 Did We

  • 02:47 Why Jupiter Has So Many Moons

    Why Jupiter Has So Many Moons

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    Our solar system is already teaming with nearly 200 moons, and we just got 12 more to add to the list. A team led by astronomer Scott Sheppard out of the Carnegie Institution for Science discovered the moons in 2017 using one of the most powerful digital

  • 05:41 The Hubble Telescope | LEGO's Women of NASA! | Maddie Moate

    The Hubble Telescope | LEGO's Women of NASA! | Maddie Moate

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    Here is the second video in my LEGO 'Women of NASA' series! This time we learn about the Hubble Telescope and astronomer, Nancy G Roman (also known as Mother Hubble!) On April 24, 2018, the Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 28th year in orbit. This is

  • 01:31 The ‘alien megastructure’ star is acting weird again

    The ‘alien megastructure’ star is acting weird again

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    Tabby's Star — officially known as KIC 8462852 — is acting weird, again. Recent reports indicate it has started to dim in brightness. That's what Tabby's star does — it dims. Astronomers were ready for the event — they have pointed telescopes from around

  • 06:42 Carl Sagan- In 200 bc they proved the earth was round and the size

    Carl Sagan- In 200 bc they proved the earth was round and the size

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    A most simple deduction made around 200 bc by the Astronomer Eratosthenes. A Globular spheroid is our home ^^ Using the simple concept that shadows must be the same length on a flat surface, but different when on a curved surface, Eratosthenes was able to

  • 02:23 The Traveling Telescope Inspiring Africa’s Next Astronomers

    The Traveling Telescope Inspiring Africa’s Next Astronomers

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    If there’s anyone in education who is aiming for the stars, it’s Kenyan astronomer Susan Murabana. On a mission to inspire Africa’s young people—and especially young women—to become scientists, Murabana and her husband started The Travelling Telescope, an

  • 09:50 Flying Into the Sun? NASA's Parker Solar Probe Mission

    Flying Into the Sun? NASA's Parker Solar Probe Mission

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    NASA is planning a mission to get as close as possible as we can to the Sun and reveal its mysteries. Support us at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday More stories at: http://www.universetoday.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @universetoday Like us on Facebo

  • 12:17 Will Starshot's Insterstellar Journey Succeed? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

    Will Starshot's Insterstellar Journey Succeed? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

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    Will Breakthrough Starshot make it to Alpha Centauri? Let's find out. Get your own Space Time t­shirt at http://bit.ly/1QlzoBi Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Comment on Reddit: ht

  • 03:52 Could a Dyson Sphere Harness the Full Power of the Sun?

    Could a Dyson Sphere Harness the Full Power of the Sun?

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    Space colonization and traveling through deep space require lots of energy. Could Dyson Spheres offer humanity a nearly unlimited power source? Watch More Space Crafts! | https://bit.ly/2GqH0aO Read More: The Kardashev Scale Type 0: Why Earth is a Level Z

  • 05:24 What the Fahrenheit?!

    What the Fahrenheit?!

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    The crazy story of the arbitrary temperature scale used in a tiny minority of countries. Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe Snatoms are available again! http://www.snatoms.com Support Veritasium on Patreon: http://bit.ly/VePatreon Celsius didn't i

  • 01:49 Could Explosions on the Sun Harm Earth?

    Could Explosions on the Sun Harm Earth?

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    Coronal mass ejections are massive explosions on the sun’s surface that shoot blazing hot plasma into the solar system. So what would happen if one of these explosions were aimed at Earth? NASA Is Going to the Sun! But How...and Why? https://www.youtube.c

  • 02:53 Fast Radio Bursts Probably Aren’t Aliens, BUT We Haven’t Ruled It Out

    Fast Radio Bursts Probably Aren’t Aliens, BUT We Haven’t Ruled It Out

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    Check out: To Boldly Go Where No Dog Has Gone Before https://youtu.be/Edx7TZZVi5I Scientists have taken a closer look at the source of those mysterious fast radio bursts you’ve heard about, and they have some new theories. An Interstellar Asteroid Just Fl

  • 12:12 Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy #1

    Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy #1

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    Welcome to the first episode of Crash Course Astronomy. Your host for this intergalactic adventure is the Bad Astronomer himself, Phil Plait. We begin with answering a question: "What is astronomy?" -- Table of Contents: What is Astronomy? 3:00 Who Studie

  • 03:24 What Happens When You Stare At The Sun

    What Happens When You Stare At The Sun

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    We all know the harmful effects of the sun touching our skin, so we ready ourselves with sunscreen to block the rays. But what about our eyes? What would happen if we happened to stare directly at the sun?  Tech Insider tells you all you need to know abou

  • 05:08 Could a Particle Accelerator Destroy Earth?

    Could a Particle Accelerator Destroy Earth?

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    You may have heard theories that particle accelerators could destroy earth by creating strange matter, an accidental black hole, or by tearing the fabric of spacetime itself. But is there any real science behind these claims? There Are 30,000 Particle Acc

  • 04:26 Forget Mars — There Could Be Alien Life On Venus

    Forget Mars — There Could Be Alien Life On Venus

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    Despite decades of searching distant planets and stars for alien life we’re still empty handed. Turns out, we may have been looking in all the wrong places. And the answers could be closer than we thought. Life could be right next door — floating in the l

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  • 03:40 Can You Really Name A Star?

    Can You Really Name A Star?

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    Since the dawn of recorded history humankind has tried to classify and study the stars. It’s a continuing mission, and astronomers are finding new stars all the time. But how do they get their names? Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuf

  • 03:50 Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist

    Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist

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    For more information and stills gallery, please turn to: www.erikwernquist.com/wanderers For youtube version, please turn here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH3c1QZzRK4 ----- UPDATE: For anyone interested I have made a clip with a few discarded scenes

  • 04:38 Scientists May Be One Step Closer to Figuring Out How Fast the Universe is Expanding

    Scientists May Be One Step Closer to Figuring Out How Fast the Universe is Expanding

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    Scientists have long been aware of the universe's expansion. However, there is much debate among scientists on just how fast the universe is expanding. Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylistT

  • 03:35 What Is The Dwarf Planet Ceres?

    What Is The Dwarf Planet Ceres?

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    Don’t know what the dwarf planet Ceres is, and at this point you’re too afraid to ask? BrainStuff will give you the deets on this otherworldly object. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/dictionary/astronomy-terms/asteroid.ht

  • 11:22 Meteors: Crash Course Astronomy #23

    Meteors: Crash Course Astronomy #23

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    Today Phil helps keep you from ticking off an astronomer in your life by making sure you know the difference between a meteor, meteorite, and meteoroid. When the Earth plows through the stream emitted by a comet we get a meteor shower. Meteors burn up abo

  • 05:29 What is a Nova?

    What is a Nova?

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    We’ve talked about supernovae plenty of times, but what about just regular, plain old novae? What are they, and how are they different from the star destroying explosions we know and love? Support us at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday More stories a

  • 25:04 The ISS Image Frontier - "Making the invisible visible" - extended 25 Minute Version

    The ISS Image Frontier - "Making the invisible visible" - extended 25 Minute Version

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    This is a NEW, 25 Minute Version of "The Image Frontier - Making the Invisible Visible", with previously unseen footage and lots of new scenes! (for the Version with German Subtitle go here: https://vimeo.com/79065488) A tribute to the International Space

  • 04:24 How to Build the Universe

    How to Build the Universe

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    Don't build a universe at home before watching this! SUBSCRIBE: http://youtube.com/whatthephysics?sub ↓Want more info?↓ Scientific notes: Stellar mass black holes vs. supermassive black holes * Stellar mass black holes form from the collapse of massive st


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