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Comets

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NASA | Death-Defying Comets Explore the Sun's Atmosphere
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To observe how winds move high in Earth's atmosphere, scientists sometimes release clouds of barium as tracers to track how the material corkscrews and sweeps around, but scientists have no similar technique to study the turbulent atmosphere of the s... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Comets
December 11, 2012 at 07:01 PM
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NASA | Why are We Seeing So Many Sungrazing Comets?
From YouTube, produced by NASA
Before 1979, there were less than a dozen known sun-grazing comets. As of December 2012, we know of 2,500. Why did this number increase? (02:37)
Found by teresahopson in Comets
December 17, 2012 at 08:34 PM
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Discovering comets through space shuttle missions -
From YouTube, produced by BBC Worldwide
Watch a space shuttle launched to discover the science of comets, what they're made of and how long they have been in the solar system. Amazing video clip from BBC.
Found by teresahopson in Comets
July 20, 2011 at 06:36 PM
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Unlocking Comet Secrets: A Comet's Tale
From neok12.com, produced by BBC
This is a short video following a scientist quest to document, and study a comets nucleus. This video explains where you can find the comets nucleus and how difficult it could be to document one. (2:21)
Found by sreeves in Comets
March 20, 2013 at 09:37 AM
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Comets: Crystals of Creation
From YouTube, produced by Kurdstan Planetarium
Crystals of Creation or Comets: their beauties, their dangers, the places they came from, and their origins. It is believed that comets delivered the ingredients of life here on Earth. Half of the waters of our oceans are believed by some to have bee... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Comets
June 5, 2011 at 08:04 PM
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Science Casts: Sunset Comet
From youtube.com, produced by Science at NASA
This video clip provides a brief description on a recent comet sighting. Comet Pan-STARRS has survived its encounter with the sun and is now emerging from twilight in the sunset skies of the northern hemisphere. A NASA spacecraft monitoring the comet... [more]
Found by majones in Comets
March 20, 2013 at 09:25 AM
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Comet: Arrival, Show, and farewell
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The once-in-a-lifetime expectation and approach, spectacular and beautiful show, and eternal farewell. The video footage is set to music Run time 03:44.
Found by pampilot in Comets
July 18, 2009 at 01:46 PM
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Snowball Fight in the Solar System
From TeacherTube, produced by Chandra X-Ray Observatory
The Chandra X-Ray telescope is described along with the way it works. It offers ideas for how we can use the brightness of comets to make new discoveries.
July 29, 2009 at 05:23 PM
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