Astronomy's editor takes on astronomy, cosmology, and the philosophy of science.
In this five-part video of a popular astronomy talk, Editor David J. Eicher overviews the many areas of current astronomical research. First up: how our Sun will die and what will happen to life on Earth.
In the second part of this five-part video talk, Editor David J.
Eicher focuses on solar system drama: the nature of Pluto, the importance of Mars exploration and the search for water on that world, the origin of the Moon, and the hunt for exoplanets.
In the third installment of this five-part video talk, Editor David J.
Eicher starts close to home with the formation, structure, and fate of our galaxy, the Milky Way, before journeying farther into the cosmos with the age and size of our vast universe.
In the fourth part of this video talk, Editor David J.
Eicher explores the history of the universe and three of the most enigmatic concepts in the cosmos: dark matter, dark energy, and black holes.
In the final portion of this five-part video talk, Editor David J. Eicher wraps things up with the potential fate of our universe, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, and the limitations of interstellar travel.
In this first of a series of "Dave’s Universe" videos, Editor David J. Eicher explores the different methods that thinking people use to determine what they believe.