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Videos / Astronomy

The Big, Bad and Beautiful Universe Seen by Chandra
In fifteen years of operation, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has given us a view of the universe that is largely hidden from telescopes sensitive only to visible light.

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Making Friends With A Moray Eel
Valerie Taylor, through persistence and patience, has managed to befriend what is commonly thought of as a very dangerous, vicious and bad-tempered animal.

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The Moving Solar System
You're probably used to the Heliocentric Model of the solar system, where all the planets orbit Sol in a flat plane. But in truth, Sol itself is orbiting the Milky Way, and this gives you a glimpse into how that looks as the sun moves.

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Big Mystery in the Perseus Cluster
A mysterious X-ray signal from the Perseus cluster of galaxies, which researchers say cannot be explained by known physics, could be a key clue to the nature of Dark Matter.

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Chemistry Of Concrete
The Professor overcomes his fear of heights to bring you this video about concrete.

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Russian Cargo Ship Departs the ISS
Three months after delivering 2 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 40 crew, the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 55 cargo ship undocked from the International Space Station.

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