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How Many Stars Are There in the Sky? Travel back in time as...

How Many Stars Are There in the Sky?

Travel back in time as Galileo Galilei (played by Mike Francis) relates the story of when he first turned his telescope to the sky in order to count the stars—and finds the task more daunting than he expected.

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The Cosmic Treasure Hunt The first people who will live on other...

The Cosmic Treasure Hunt

The first people who will live on other planets or meet an extraterrestrial life form may not have even been born yet.

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THE SUN ECLIPSE

Częściowe zaćmienie Słońca (68%) 20. marca 2015 (centralna Polska)
The Sun eclipse- partial (68%) on 20-th March 2015 (central Poland)

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From JPL: "Astronomers Upgrade Their Cosmic Light Bulbs"

JPL

Whitney Clavin
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
818-354-4673
whitney.clavin@jpl.nasa.gov


A new study analyzes several sites where dead stars once exploded. Image credit: SDSS


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Basic Research

Jupiter, destroyer (and savior) of worlds

It has long been known that the advanced life on Earth may owe its existence to Jupiter, whose hulking presence and massive gravity well have probably saved our planet from many an asteroid collision. 510 altre parole

Astronomy

From Hubble: "Dark matter even darker than once thought"

Hubble

26 March 2015
David Harvey
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 3792475
Cell: +41 7946 38283
Email: david.harvey@epfl.ch

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Basic Research

Fade through of galaxy cluster images

Published on Mar 26, 2015

This video fades through NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images of six different galaxy clusters. The clusters were observed in a study of how dark matter in clusters of galaxies behaves when the clusters collide. 67 altre parole

Astronomy