Astronomy vs Astrology

Science & Reason: Astronomy vs Astrology – Best of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos (Part 15) — Please subscribe to Science & Reason: • • • • • — BEST OF CARL SAGAN’S “COSMOS”: 1) 10 … Continue reading

Astronomy Software

Science video on Mars presenting VRMars Astronomy Software. The video shows panoramas and images, including the “Whale” panorama and Martian sunset, taken by NASA’s Mars Rover Spirit during the Mars Rover Mission. The video was created with the use of … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Free Astronomy Software – Even if you’re not really “in to” Astronomy, you really have to check this out. The things you will see are just amazing. Go ahead… I dare you. Open your eyes, broaden your horizons. You never know what’s … Continue reading

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 6/2010]

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 6/2010] — Please subscribe to: • • — ► A Sun Halo Over Cambodia Have you ever seen a halo around the Sun? This fairly common sight occurs when high thin … Continue reading

NOVA Short | Founders of Modern Astronomy | PBS William Herschel often gets the credit, but his sister Caroline was also a pioneer astronomer. For more, watch NOVA’s Hunting the Edge of Space airing April 6 and 13 on PBS. Hunting the Edge of Space produced for … Continue reading

SOLAR STORMS, a talk with Astronomer Sten Odenwald pt.1.mp4

Part 1 in a series explaining how solar storms impact the Earth. This episode recounts disasters linked to solar storms. Astronomy. NASA. Sun. Duration : 0:9:16 … Continue reading

Spitzer Space Telescope: The Musical

A singing NASA supervisor uses song to explain about NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, and how infrared astronomy differs from visible-light telescopes like Hubble. Starring Danny Tieger (“My Universe Revolves Around You”), Buffy Henshaw (“Behind the Scenes: When Galaxies Collide”), and … Continue reading

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 5/2010]

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Day [Week 5/2010] — Please subscribe to: • • — ► Stardust in Perseus This cosmic expanse of dust, gas, and stars covers close to three degrees on the sky in the heroic … Continue reading

Hubble Space Telescope Directly Observes Exoplanet

Hubblecast 22: Hubble Space Telescope Directly Observes Exoplanet Orbiting Fomalhaut. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has discovered an extrasolar planet, for the first time using direct visible-light imaging. The strange world is far-flung from its parent star, is surrounded by … Continue reading

Hubble’s Successor: The James Webb Space Telescope

Science@ESA (Episode 4): Following The Redshift (Part 2) – Hubble’s Successor: The James Webb Space Telescope. In this fourth episode of the Science@ESA vodcast series Rebecca Barnes will identify some of the key discoveries achieved with the famous Hubble Space … Continue reading

Ancient Astronomy

Ancient Astronomy – Best Of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos (Part 17) — Subscribe to Science & Reason: • • • — BEST OF CARL SAGAN’S “COSMOS”: 1) 10 Years After: Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan Reflect: 2) Lost … Continue reading

Bad Astronomy: Hubble’s Hotties

Reissued in HD. Bad Astronomer Phil Plait explores his favorite images from the early days of Hubble. Visit Phil on His amazing book “Death from the Skies” is now available in paperback via Duration : 0:5:7 … Continue reading

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Week [3/2010]

NASA Astronomy Pictures of the Week (3/2010). — • • — ► Eclipse over the Temple of Poseidon The Moon moved to partly block the Sun for a few minutes last week as a partial solar eclipse became … Continue reading

Up Close Footage of the Moon 9/8/08 – Nexstar 8 Telescope

How often do you get to see the moon this close up?? This is some footage I got last night, 9/8/08 of the moon. My Nexstar 8 telescope was magnifying the moon 120x, allowing the craters of the Northeastern and … Continue reading

VISTA – The World’s Most Powerful Survey Telescope

ESOcast 12: VISTA – A Pioneering New Survey Telescope Starts Work. VISTA (the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) is a new telescope that has just started work at ESOs Paranal Observatory in Chile and has made its first … Continue reading

Hubble Space Telescope – Better Than Ever!

The Hubble Space Telescope Is Back – Better Than Ever! The Final Servicing Mission. “Improved Hubble Shows Evidence of Dark Matter” • [HD] • “When Hubble Opened its New Eyes” • • [HD] “The Hubble Space … Continue reading

Roy Gould: WorldWide Telescope Science educator Roy Gould and Microsoft’s Curtis Wong give an astonishing sneak preview of Microsoft’s new WorldWide Telescope — a technology that combines feeds from satellites and telescopes all over the world and the heavens, and weaves them together … Continue reading