Tag Archives: Universe

How do we study the stars? – Yuan-Sen Ting

The city sky is, frankly, rather boring. If you look up at the patches of murk between buildings, you might be able to pick out The Big Dipper, or perhaps, Orion’s Belt. But hold on. Look at that murky patch again and hold our your thumb. How many stars do you think are behind it?… Read More »

Meet the Galaxies (and More…) – Part 1 – A Song About Astronomy

Swirling through Space are clusters of billions of stars Bound by gravity, some are close and some are far Collections of stars, gas and dust, Each grouping is unique These groups are known as galaxies Let’s see who we can meet They are Galaxies Traveling at great velocity Held together by gravity Cosmic Mysteries They… Read More »

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 »

VAITARNA STARGAZING and CAMPING | Mumbai Travellers | Astronomy – Milky Way Galaxy

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Meet a Black Hole /A Song About Astronomy/(Happy Halloween from the Nirks)

Welcome to In A World Music Kids! Don’t forget to subscribe and hit the bell for updates on all of our new videos. And, check out our online store too! In the deepest, darkest reaches of space You will find me No matter, no light can ever escape From my gravity I’m darkness itself, you… Read More »

Have astronomers disproved the Big Bang?

If there’s a question that you guys never expected me to ever ask, it might be “have astronomers disproved the Big Bang?” And I understand why you might think that. After all, in my videos, I describe what scientists know about the most cutting-edge topics in physics research. So, perhaps I should be up front… Read More »

Gamma Ray Bursts – Science Space Astronomy

Sometimes when stars perish or when neutron stars collide, and form a black hole, they release an enormous amount of energy in the process. They unleash the most powerful force in the universe — a radioactive light brighter than a million, trillion suns. Scientists tried to pinpoint where on our planet the blasts were coming… Read More »

Astronomers At Work – Space Documentary

what does it take to be professional astronomer working with the world’s most powerful telescopes producing top-notch science how does it feel to be working in exotic locations and collaborating with astronomers from around the world stay tuned to this is so cost to go behind the scenes of an Easter astronomer at work in… Read More »

Special Relativity – 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy (10/14)

60 Second Adventures in Astronomy. Number ten, Special Relativity. Does time fly when you’re having fun? In 1905 Albert Einstein introduced the theory of Special Relativity, which said that – if the speed of light is constant – then people must experience time differently. Which may sound impossible – but Richard Feynman later showed that… Read More »