1. Echoes of the Big Bang - Professor Carolin Crawford


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    The Big Bang still resonates in the cosmic microwave background radiation that pervades the sky. Investigating this allows us to understand the properties of our Universe. http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/echoes-of-the-big-bang We…

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    • Night sky above Kitt Peak, 21 May 2010


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      Time-lapse movie of the northwards-facing night sky above Kitt Peak and the Kitt Peak "skyline", featuring i.a. the Mayall 4m telescope with its prominent dome. If you are wondering why it looks…

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      • The Birth of the Solar System trailer - fulldome (prewarped sweet spot)


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        How did our solar system originate? What chain of events led to its creation? Just as detectives look for traces of evidence to solve a mystery, astronomers analyze the evidence that points to the…

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        • Astronomy Day - May 2013


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          The Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas celebrates Astronomy Day at the Russell Planetarium in Mesquite, Texas.

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          • WIYN at work - A night of near-infrared observations


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            • Amateur Telescope Making Meeting - March 2013


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              The Amateur Telescope Making meeting for March 2013. Held by members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas. www.texasastro.org www.telescopeman.org www.telescopeman.info www.telescopeman.us

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              • Sun Earth Day 2012: the Transit of Venus


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                In this talk Dr. Louis Mayo, of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in the USA, presents some results of the public education activities around the Transit of Venus in 2004 in the context of the Sun…

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                • Edward R. Murrow High School Hubble Planetarium Opening


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                  Brooklyn high school students are exploring the universe outside of their books. Edward R. Murrow High School's Hubble planetarium was a part of the school's rich history since 1979, until it closed…

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                  • Astronomía, ciclismo y montaña en Canarias (en busca de Guayota)


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                    Some photos and videos from our last trip to the Canary Islands. Special mention the visits to the Roque de los Muchachos and Izaña astronomical observatories.

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                    • BBC Breakfast News Interview with Chris Riley on Mars close approach


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                      Chris Riley is interviewed about his up coming "All Night Star Party' on BBC TWO - celebrating the closest approach of Mars and Earth for a very long time.

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