Understand the interesting and odd concepts — from the Big Bang to black holes — that make up science.
In this video, explore the basic types and life cylces of the most common objects in the universe.
In this episode, explore the variety of worlds both within our stellar neighborhood and throughout the galaxy and learn about the controversy around the definition of a planet.
In this video, learn about some of the brightest booms since the Big Bang and the various mechanisms that cause them.
In this video, explore the various superdense remnants of massive stars, which hold between 1 and 3 times the Sun’s mass and are so dense that a teaspoon of their matter weighs about a billion tons.
In this episode, learn what astronomers have come to know about some of the most beautiful objects in the night sky — the various collections of gas and dust that permeate our universe.
To understand some of the biggest objects in the universe, astronomers have come up with a classification system for galaxies based on their shape and the number of stars they hold.
In the third installment of our Cosmology 101 video series, Astronomy magazine Associate Editor Liz Kruesi focuses on dark energy.
Astronomy magazine Senior Editor Richard Talcott introduces the Astronomy 101 video series with a look at one of the weirdest objects in the universe: black holes.
Astronomy magazine Associate Editor Liz Kruesi gives an overview of dark matter, that mysterious stuff that makes up some 90 percent of the universe's mass.
Most of the confusion about the Big Bang revolves around two different incorrect ideas. The first is that the Big Bang theory discusses the origin of the universe. The second is that the Big Bang was an explosion. In this video, Associate Editor Liz Kruesi explains what the Big Bang theory really states.
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