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24 Hours In The Life Of An Astronomer

Have you ever wondered what it must be like to be an astronomer? Let’s take you behind the scenes and see what 24 hours in the life of an ESO staff astronomer is like. The countdown for an exciting night with an observation run at the world´s most advanced optical telescope, the ESO VLT, has… Read More »

Bill Nye: I Took Astronomy From Carl Sagan

I took astronomy from Carl Sagan, his classes were just fantastic. If you saw the series cosmos, the original cosmos, his lectures were like those television shows. He would bring these pictures from the jet propulsion I’ve never seen before from mars, used to be on slides… uh technology using translucent images with light projected… Read More »

Bizarre Discoveries That Scientists Can’t Explain

– [Narrator] Science is all about learning the truth, of unraveling mysteries, and of finding logic where it may seem to be absent. But not all discoveries can be explained by science. At the very least, not for now. Here are 10 of the most bizarre discoveries that scientists can’t explain. (upbeat music) – Amazing!… Read More »

Black Holes 101 | National Geographic

(mysterious music) – [Woman] Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in our universe, and also the most mysterious. A black hole is a region in space where the force of gravity is so strong, not even light, the fastest known entity in our universe, can escape. The boundary of a black hole is… Read More »