Videos Tagged: astronomy

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Earth
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Imagine a world in which every night is six months long? Can you imagine living in a world like that? That would be exactly the world we would have to live if the Earth stopped spinning. We all ...

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100 Greatest Discoveries
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Scientists have transformed the way we think and live throughout the centuries.What are the most important scientific discoveries of all time? Without any particular order, are the top 100 in eight di...

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The Search for Life: The Drake Equation
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For many years, our place in the universe was the subject of theologians and philosophers, not scientists, but in 1960 a man changed all that.Dr. Frank Drake was one of the references in the new scien...

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The Universe: Supernovae
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A stellar explosion, the supernova is the sensational death of a star. Can shine as bright as 100 billion Suns and radiate as much energy as the Sun emits more than 10 million years.Jets of high-energ...

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Everything and Nothing
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Two parties, documentary about two of the deepest questions there – is everything, and what is not?In two epic, surreal and mind-expanding movies, Professor Jim Al-Khalili seeks an answer to these q...

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Through the Wormhole: The Riddle of Black Holes
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They are the most powerful objects in the universe. Nothing, not even light, can escape the gravitational pull of a black hole. Astronomers now believe there are billions of them in the cosmos, engulf...

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The Death Star
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In deepest space lurks a force of almost unimaginable power. Explosions of extraordinary violence, are blasting through the Universe every day. If you hit our solar system that wou...

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The Beauty of Diagrams
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Series in which the mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories of some of the best known scientific diagrams.Vitruvian Man – looks at the world famous Leonardo da Vinci�...

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Alien Planet
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Imagine a world like ours, only 6.5 light years away – but filled with life forms unlike anything found on Earth. Take a simulated trip in the near future, where astronomers and ...

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Weirdest Planets
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Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, spotted the super dense planet using the HAT Net global network of automated telescopes...

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Universe: The Cosmology Quest
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Most of us are intrigued by the questions to do with the origin and evolution of the universe. Where do we come? Where do we go?These are fundamental questions. But nobody knows th...

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Stargazing: A Graphic Guide To The Heavens
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In a crystalline night, on vacation, perhaps, how often contemplates the night sky and promise to learn from the stars and constellations? Somehow, we never round to it. Letters in...

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Sixty Symbols
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Have you ever been confused by all the letters and scribbles used by scientists? We hope that these videos some of the mysteries unravel.Sixty-symbols is a collection of videos abo...

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