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Lectures, featuring astronomers giving nontechnical lectures on recent developments in astronomy, are now available on their own YouTube Channel
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Animated .gif shows Sun's path across the Arctic Summer sky. The sun does not set.
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Published in 2016
Of the many ways Earth is polluted, light pollution may be the least talked about. It's not an illusion; astronomers measure it from one to nine on the Bortle scale, and earlier this year, one study suggested that light pollution may be causing spring to come earlier. This short film, shot mainly in...
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A 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data, though also a 3-D simulation of the major bodies in the Solar System for any time from 1950 to 2050.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Why do we see those stunning lights in the northern- and southernmost portions of the night sky? The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis occur when high-energy particles are flung from the Sun's corona toward the Earth and mingle with the neutral atoms in our atmosphere -- ultimately emitting...
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Published in 2017
"For a few minutes on August 21, the sun will disappear behind the moon in a total solar eclipse visible from a streak of locations across the United States. Now, for those who cannot view the eclipse from its """"path of totality,"""" or even for those who just want to preview the live event, NOAA...
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