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Our full collection of all Deep Astronomy videos. Here you'll find everything from live astronomy hangouts to regular space news episodes and short space documentaries. You can browse by keyword, specific categories or just have poke around and see what you can find. There's definitely something for everyone!

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LUVOIR: From Big Bang to Biosignatures - A Flagship Observatory in NASA's Future?

15th Oct, 2018 - 688 views

NASA will soon wrap up four concept studies of major space observatories that could launch sometime in the coming couple decades. One of these is the Large UV/optical/IR (LUVOIR) Surveyor. LUVOIR is a concept for a highly capable, multi-wavelength ob

Clarke Exobelts: A Possible Alien Technosignature?

15th Oct, 2018 - 1.5k views

Finding life in the universe is one of humanity's biggest goals, but it's not an easy task. We are now building giant, ground-based telescopes that will be able to make detailed analyses of the atmospheres of exoplanets and much more. To find a tec

Our Space Telescopes Are Dying!

12th Oct, 2018 - 3.4k views

Think about it: Hubble is down to one gyro, maybe two; Kepler is in safe mode; and today, the Chandra X-ray telescope went into safe mode; Spitzer has run out of coolant what's going to replace these observatories?

New Evidence for a Large Exomoon around Kepler-1625b

10th Oct, 2018 - 1.3k views

Astronomers using Hubble Space Telescope data have new observations of a candidate exomoon associated with Kepler-1625b. If confirmed, this exomoon would be quite large, with a mass and radius similar to Neptune. The exoplanet Kepler-1625b is itsel

Hubble Space Telescope Goes into Safe Mode: Beginning of the End?

9th Oct, 2018 - 3.7k views

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has been put into safe mode by mission managers. One gyro has failed and another is malfunctioning. Only two directional gyros remain.

HabEx and Living Earths: The Astronomical Answer to "Are We Alone?"

2nd Oct, 2018 - 1.8k views

The discovery over the past few years that stars in the Milky Way may each be orbited by at least one planet suggests that among these numerous planetary systems may reside planets similar to Earth, perhaps even harboring life. The HabEx concept is i

The DKIST Solar Telescope

1st Oct, 2018 - 1.1k views

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) is currently under construction on Haleakala in Hawaii. This ground-based flagship observatory promises to shed light on the fundamental physical processes that govern the behavior of the Sun and many oth

Best Astronomy Equipment w/ OPT Telescopes

28th Sep, 2018 - 1.1k views

Welcome to a special edition of Telescope Talk. Today we'll discuss equipment for astronomy with Dustin Gibson, owner of Oceanside Equipment and Telescope in California. Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/Deep

First Light from NASA's Parker Solar Probe

28th Sep, 2018 - 3.9k views

Earlier this month, the Parker Solar Probe (PSP) sent back its first data and images from all four science instruments onboard.

Have Astronomers Found Vulcan?

26th Sep, 2018 - 2.2k views

Live chat on Discord! https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK What would the planet Vulcan be like? It might be like the "super-Earth" planet orbiting a nearby star (16 light years) called HD 26965. The planet is only 2 times the size of Earth and the parent sta

What is a Star Party? (and is there any beer?)

25th Sep, 2018 - 782 views

Main Chat on Discord: https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK Have you ever been to a star party? Ever wonder what goes on there? Is "what happens at the star party stays at the star party" true? Join us as we talk about all things amateur astronomy and get a

The First Two Worlds of TESS

22nd Sep, 2018 - 3.1k views

Get ready for the avalanche folks! TESS is starting to return science data and already they've discovered two exoplanets. In this episode, I'll let you know more about them.