1. Voyage to a new solar system forming

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    NPR / RadioLab correspondent Robert Krulwich rockets from the edge of the Milky Way to the center of the Orion Nebula, to get a close look at a new star with planets beginning to form around it. Animator…

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    • our last Transit of Venus (trailer)

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      Our last Transit of Venus is a film project about the Transit of Venus 2012, supported by the European Planetology Network (Europlanet, http://www.europlanet-eu.org). Please visit www.vimeo.com/channels/ourlasttransitofvenus…

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      • How the Hubble Space Telescope Will Die

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        Sometime in 2024 the Hubble Space Telescope will die unless we can figure out a way to capture it and bring it down. ;This video outlines the problem.

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        • Galaxies

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          Dedicated to my friend Annie (Annietoang2012 & Watchyou2008) ------- Galaxies / animation and music by Alicia7777777

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          • Solar flare

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            This video from the Solar Dynamics Observatory shows a flare on our own star, the Sun. HD 189733b is a little smaller than the Sun, but more active, with more violent flares. Credit: NASA, Solar…

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            • Spacewalkers: The Ultimate High-Wire Act

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              What is it like to, quite literally, "walk" in space? It's an act requiring courage, training and luck. Shot entirely on location, it includes exclusive interviews and behind the scenes footage of…

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              • Over-massive black hole in compact galaxy NGC1277

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                NGC 1277 is a compact little galaxy with one of the biggest black holes known to date. Its black hole weighs 17 billion times the mass of the Sun, which is an incredulously 14% of this galaxies total…

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                • STS-125 and the Hubble Space Telescope: The Final Visit

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                  This is the Mission Preflight Video for the STS-125 Shuttle flight. This video includes crew biographies as well as brief descriptions of the work that will be done on the final servicing mission…

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                  • Stellar flare on HD 189733A (artist’s impression)

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                    This artist’s impression shows a stellar flare on star HD 189733A, the parent star of exoplanet HD 189733b. In this video, the surface of the star, which is around 80% the mass of the Sun, is…

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                    • Zooming in on the Horsehead Nebula (3D)

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                      This video zooms into part of the sky in the constellation of Orion (The Hunter), showing the new infrared Hubble observations of the Horsehead Nebula (otherwise known as Barnard 33). The video ends…

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