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The Universe

History Channel's "The Universe".

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The Universe - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
The universe describes space and all of the planets, stars, galaxies, and other matter contained there. It is so big that some scientists believe that it might go on forever.  Learn more about the universe with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. ... [more]
May 22, 2011 at 06:11 PM
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Radius of Observable Universe - Khan Acadeny
From YouTube, produced by Salman Khan
Radius of Observable Universe. (16:39)
June 3, 2012 at 04:12 PM
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Dark Matter: How Does It Explain a Star's Speed?
From YouTube, produced by TED education
All the stars in a spiral galaxy rotate around a center -- but to astronomers, the speed that each star travels wasn't making sense. Why didn't stars slow down toward the edges as expected? Don Lincoln explains how a mysterious force called dark matt... [more]
December 27, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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Michio Kaku: What's the Fate of the Universe? It's in the Dark Matter
From YouTube, produced by bigthink
Why should you bother to wake up tomorrow knowing that we're all going to die billions and billions of years from now when the universe turns to absolute zero, when the stars blink out, when we have nothing but neutron stars and black holes? Dr. Kaku... [more]
November 18, 2012 at 07:43 PM
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Gravity Ink - The Gravitational Universe (Episode 3)
From YouTube, produced by Max-Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
Together, space- and ground-based gravitational wave detectors will open a new field in astronomy, gravitational wave astronomy.  This video describes techniques used to measure gravitational forces. (04:02)
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September 5, 2013 at 05:21 PM
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TED Ed--How Many Universes are There?
From YouTube, produced by TedEducation
The fact that no one knows the answer to this question is what makes it exciting. The story of physics has been one of an ever-expanding understanding of the sheer scale of reality, to the point where physicists are now postulating that there may be ... [more]
March 24, 2012 at 04:30 PM
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What Is The Universe?
From YouTube, produced by minute physics
Do you think you know? Watch this video. There are some intriguing questions, but no definite answers. (02:41)
February 18, 2013 at 06:48 PM
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The Sound the Universe Makes
From YouTube, produced by TED Talks
We think of space as a silent place. But, physicist Janna Levin says the universe has a soundtrack -- a sonic composition that records some of the most dramatic events in outer space. (Black holes, for instance, bang on spacetime like a drum.) An acc... [more]
May 1, 2011 at 07:38 PM
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How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole | SciShow News
From YouTube, produced by SciShow Space
For the first time ever, we have visual confirmation that black holes actually exist and we got it with a telescope the size of our planet. (06:36)
May 16, 2019 at 11:36 AM
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Light Years Measurement
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Astronomers have more practical units of measurement, such as the light-year, to describe the vast distances between objects in the universe. Because light does not travel instantaneously—in a vacuum, light travels at a finite speed of about 300,000 ... [more]
August 21, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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