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This is a "Science Shorts" version of Jon Jenkins talk on the Kepler Mission. The Kepler Mission began its science observations just one year ago on March 12, 2009, initiating NASA's first search for Earth-like planet...
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What would you say to an alien? Bill Nye, aka, 'The Science Guy,' who heads The Planetary Society, an organization that fosters ways for the public to be actively involved in space exploration, including the search fo...
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Modern satellites pick up radiation from the aftermath of the Big Bang. But until we understand the Bang itself, Michio Kaku won't be satisfied.
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Kepler Update April 28, 2009 by SETI Institute's Kepler Mission team.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson says Newton's writings defy gravity by making his hair stand up.
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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 n...
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Stand by for an animated exploration of the famous Fermi Paradox. Given the vast number of planets in the universe, many much older than Earth, why haven't we yet seen obvious signs of alien life? The potential answer...
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One of the most intriguing and controversial recent ideas in cosmology and string theory is that the Universe is highly inhomogeneous on the length scales much longer than its currently observable part, with many of t...
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The Allen Telescope Array at the Hat Creek Radio Observatory.
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Chronozoom is a zoomable interactive timeline that covers the entire span of time, from the Big Bang, to the time of the dinosaurs, to the present. ChronoZoom was first demonstrated at the 97th Annual Faculty Research...