How Distant Stars Let Us See the Solar System Up Close

From SciShow Space. Start speaking a new language in 3 weeks with Babbel. Get up to 65% off in your subscription here: https://go.babbel.com/t?bsc=1200m65-youtube-scishow-aug-2022&btp=default&utm_term=generic_v1&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_source=YouTube&utm_content=Influencer..scishow..USA..YouTube Occultations may sound spooky, but in actuality they can inform us of some of the most unknown parts of the universe. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Huge thanks go to the following…

JWST has observed the Cartwheel Galaxy 😍 #shorts

From Dr. Becky. For more info about the Cartwheel Galaxy, check out the previous video I made: https://youtu.be/OIf78aX00kY Download the images of the Cartwheel galaxy yourself, either: Processed by NASA: https://webbtelescope.org/contents/media/images/2022/039/01G8JXN0K2VBQP112RNSQWTCTH Or in the raw format (search for PGC 2248 in the box): https://mast.stsci.edu/portal/Mashup/Clients/Mast/Portal.html — 👕 My new merch is available here (with worldwide shipping!):…

Nope, Webb HASN’T found the most distant galaxy (yet!) | Night Sky News July 2022

From Dr. Becky. For Physics experiments delivered to your door head to https://melscience.com/sBIs/ and use promo code DRBECKY for 50% off the first month of any subscription (valid until 31st August 2022). Find Comet C/2017 K2’s position for today: https://theskylive.com/c2017k2-info To access all public JWST data head to: https://mast.stsci.edu/portal/Mashup/Clients/Mast/Portal.html To see all JWST early release…

JWST finds Oldest Galaxy So Far #shorts

From Curious Droid. With its first deep field image the James Webb Space Telescope is already proving just how capable its is by discovering what’s thought to be the oldest galaxy so far GLASS-z13. This is thought to be 100 million years older than the previous record holder GN-z11 which was discovered by the Hubble…

How To X-Ray A Black Hole

From SciShow Space. Black holes are everywhere, including at the center of our galaxy. But because they’re invisible they’re quite difficult to study. Looking at the disks of material surrounding them, however, can give us tons of clues about how they function, how they form, and how accurate Einstein’s theory of general relativity really was.…

From Astro Hero to Zero – Livestream Highlights #shorts

From Dylan O’Donnell. #shorts https://www.twitch.tv/dylan_odonnell_ Music by Andromeda Support the channel by buying Dylan’s Telescopes, Cameras & Equipment using the links below! EQUIPMENT LIST ———— Celestron 11" Edge HD Telescope USA : https://bit.ly/3JB95JE SkyWatcher EVOLUX Telescopes : USA : https://bit.ly/36henwd Celestron RASA F2 11" Telescope USA : https://bit.ly/3Jy4Ezl International : https://amzn.to/3ABsVBz QHY268M Mono CMOS Camera…

Our Expanding Universe | Compilation

From SciShow Space. The universe is expanding. But how much is it expanding? Is it doing expanding the same way everywhere? And can physics actually explain the expansion? Hosted By: Reid Reimers ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporter for helping us keep SciShow Space free for everyone forever: Jason A Saslow, David…

How We Know Star Wars Isn’t A Documentary | Compilation

From SciShow Space. Plot often trumps reality when portraying space in movies and, as a result, many films are full of inaccuracies. So how much fiction is actually written into some of our favorite movies? Movies mentioned (and potentially spoiled) in this video: Armageddon, Star Trek (2009), Total Recall (1990), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)…

M107 – Dark Matter (extra footage) – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. More chat about M107 with Dr Maggie Lieu. Other M107 video at: https://youtu.be/9Jy7g6-tB40 More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Dr Maggie Lieu: https://maggielieu.com Testing for Dark Matter in the Outskirts of Globular Clusters: https://arxiv.org/abs/2106.00751 Messier Objects playlist: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers…

An astrophysicist explains the first JWST science images

From Dr. Becky. The first science images from JWST are absolutely spectacular, but what are we seeing in them and what can learn from them? I’ve been at the National Astronomy Meeting at the University of Warwick all week with 500 of my fellow astronomers, and we’ve been geeking out over the images together –…

M107 – An OG Globular Cluster – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Becky Smethurst discusses Messier 107 – also known as NGC 6171 – an Oosterhoff type I cluster. Extra M107 chat at: https://youtu.be/6TvR9gRJQTk More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Dr Becky’s website: https://rebeccasmethurst.co.uk/ Her own YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/drbecky On the Two Oosterhoff Groups of Globular Clusters: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1973ApJ…185..477V/abstract Messier Objects playlist: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects Deep…

Top 10 MUST HAVE Astro Gear for under $500!

From Dylan O’Donnell. Do your bit for the economy and CONSUME. Save an astronomy shop: Buy something nice for you and your telescope today. Links for things in the video … High Point Scientific (Everything!) https://bit.ly/3oW0PMx ZWO Eelectronic Focuser : https://bit.ly/3AH8cOF Pegasus Focuser : https://bit.ly/3Pdcdi4 PrimaLuceLab Robotic Focusing : https://bit.ly/3uF7bCK ZWO Power Adapter : https://bit.ly/3av5nWl…

The Chinese Mission Finding Water on Mars

From SciShow Space. Several rovers on Mars’s surface are currently in operation, including one you might not have heard of: China’s Zhurong rover. It’s already spent over a year on the Martian surface and is bringing us ever closer to understanding the history of our planetary next-door neighbor. Hosted By: Savannah Geary ———- Huge thanks…

Intergalactic Gardeners | Compilation

From SciShow Space. Gardening doesn’t need to be a hobby just here on Earth. In fact, it might help life outside of Earth quite a bit to take that pastime to the stars. Hosted By: Caitlin Hofmeister ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporter for helping us keep SciShow Space free for everyone…

My First Paper (Michael Merrifield) – Sixty Symbols

From Sixty Symbols. Professor Mike Merrifield – a mainstay on our channels – shares his first academic paper from 1989. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ Professor Merrifield is an astronomer at The University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/NottsPhysics THE DISTRIBUTION OF CLUSTER MEMBERS IN THE VICINITY OF A CENTRAL DOMINANT GALAXY: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1989AJ…..98..351M/abstract Mike Merrifield…

Why These Rovers Will Never Go To Mars

From SciShow Space. It’s nice to think that every rover we land on Mars is totally unique, but isn’t it even nicer to know that they’ve got a twin or even a triplet here on Earth making sure they’re up for the job ahead? Hosted By: Caitlin Hofmeister ———- Huge thanks go to the following…

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

From Dr. Becky. BIG ANNOUNCEMENT COMING! Any guesses what it is? I’ll be in the comments answering all your questions at 6pm BST tomorrow. No, I’m not pregnant 🙄 — 👩🏽‍💻 I’m Dr. Becky Smethurst, an astrophysicist at the University of Oxford (Christ Church). I love making videos about science with an unnatural level of…

The most luminous quasar ever found, plus JWST update! | Night Sky News June 2022

From Dr. Becky. Offset your carbon footprint on Wren https://www.wren.co/start/drbecky The first 100 people who sign up will have 10 extra trees planted in their name! 👕 My new merch is available here (with worldwide shipping!): https://dr-becky.teemill.com/ Greaves et al. (2021; phosphine on Venus) – https://arxiv.org/pdf/2009.06593.pdf Villanueva et al. (2021; no phosphine on Venus challenge)…

Could E.T. Really Find Us? | Compilation

From SciShow Space. Being the only observable intelligent life in the universe gets lonely sometimes, so it’s no wonder we’re trying to find something out there to phone home about. Hosted By: Savannah Geary ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporter for helping us keep SciShow Space free for everyone forever: Jason A…

Fun in the Summer Sun… on Saturn

From SciShow Space. For 13 years, the Cassini probe circled Saturn and sent back fascinating data about the seasons of Saturn as it moved through a 29 Earth year Saturnian year. Hosted By: Hank Green ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporter for helping us keep SciShow Space free for everyone forever: Jason…

Earth Doesn’t Orbit the Sun

From SciShow Space. Understanding gravity can sometimes be a bit of a balancing act, much like the fundamental laws of physics and how they inform what it is exactly that Earth orbits. Hosted By: Hank Green ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporter for helping us keep SciShow Space free for everyone forever:…

How to Polar Align a Skywatcher Mount

From Dylan O’Donnell. You can do this with any Skywatcher mount, actually any mount. But this is the Synscan hand controller process demonstrated in all it’s long, dreary glory. If you’re watching polar alignment videos on YouTube for fun.. well that says a lot about you really. Support the channel by buying Dylan’s Telescopes, Cameras…

JWST mirror hit by a micrometeorite – what’s the damage? #short

From Dr. Becky. NASA announced that the James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror was hit by its largest micrometeorite yet causing some minor damage and affecting the imaging. What does that mean for its science capabilities? — 👩🏽‍💻 I’m Dr. Becky Smethurst, an astrophysicist at the University of Oxford. I love making videos about science…

Mama, Where Do Galaxies Come From?

From SciShow Space. For most of human history, we didn’t know that galaxies were a thing. So over the past century, astronomers have been working to understand how galaxies come to be and how they evolve over time. And for a full decade, there was one telescope helping to light the way. Hosted By: Hank…