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Aesthetics and Astronomy (Standard Definition)

Aesthetics and Astronomy Narrator (April Hobart, CXC) Every year, hundreds of astronomical images are released to the general public by the many telescopes on the ground and in space – including the Chandra, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes — that observe the Universe. These images span the entire electromagnetic spectrum, mostly representing light and phenomena… Read More »

Dark Energy – 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy (9/14)

60-Second Adventures in Astronomy. Number 9: Dark Energy. Why is the universe expanding? Albert Einstein was absolutely certain the universe was stable but he couldn’t work out why his snazzy new relativity equations suggested it was contracting, so Einstein figured space must have an inbuilt tendency to fling itself apart, which would balance out the… Read More »

Astronomers Discover Mystery Radio Signal From Another Galaxy

The date is 2001, and in the Australian outback a 64 meter radio telescope scans the sky for electromagnetic signals from deep space. With most of the electromagnetic energy in the universe being generated by stars and black holes, and outside of the visible light spectrum, the radio dish and the data it collects as… Read More »

Capricorn woman, you are sweet lady!

Capricorn woman, I need to tell you something. You are sweet lady. Your honesty and practicality are the first feautres of your character that I like..They have a positive effect on your cooking skills. I love your strawberry pie and vegetable soup… Despite the last one is unsalted sometimes.. I know you used to save… Read More »

Maya astronomy and calendar (Giulio Magli)

The Maya culture flourished in the area which extends from the Yucatan to south-east Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Between the third and the ninth centuries AD – the so called Classic – hundreds of Maya city states developed here; among them, one could mention world-famous places like Tikal and Palenque. Most of these classical… Read More »

Vanderbilt astrophysicist plans to observe a “cosmic symphony” using gravitational wave astronomy

We know that there are those objects like black hole inside which all known understanding of the universe simply breaks down. There is a boundary around a black hole which we call the event horizon after which even light cannot escape. So black hole has a way to tell its presence only through gravity. Laser… Read More »

Weekly Horoscope | Ye Hafta Kaisa RaheGa 2019| Aquarius Weekly Astrology Forecast Prediction in Urdu

Bismillah-ur-Rehman-ur-Rahim-ul-Islam-ul-Aikam Viewer Haidar Jafri is present at your service with weekly weekly horoscope weekly forecast prediction from 1st December 2019 to 7th December 2019. When we present these videos to your service whether they are forecast weekly or they are a weekly horoscope whether they are astrologer or not they are a zodiac sign. yearly… Read More »

Galaxies, part 2: Crash Course Astronomy #39

Hey astronomers, Phil Plait here. In our last episode, I talked about galaxies: vast collections of gas, dust, and upwards of hundreds of billions of stars. We live in one, the Milky Way, a gigantic disk galaxy with sprawling spiral arms. Other galaxies are elliptical, or irregular, or peculiar. But those are classifications based on… Read More »