Astronomy Videos

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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Climate Change on Alien Worlds: A Possible Great Filter? (Pt 2)

21st Aug, 2018 - 0 views

Is climate change inevitable on worlds with technological civilizations? Is planetary feedback from such a civilization a great filter? Our guest Dr Adam Frank will discuss his paper on the effects of planetary feedback on any possible alien civiliz

A Gateway for Human Space Exploration: The Next Step After ISS

14th Aug, 2018 - 1.6k views

The International Space Station (ISS) has been the first successful step in long-duration human operations in space. If astronauts are to travel to Moon, Mars, and deep space, we need more technical capabilities like a deep space gateway.

Can We Find Exoplanets Using Gravitational Waves?

10th Aug, 2018 - 2.1k views

Is it possible to find exoplanets using their gravitational wave signatures? If the orbit of the planet is close enough and short enough to the host star, then yes it is. But boy what a system it would need to be!

Are Exomoons a Better Place to Look For Life?

9th Aug, 2018 - 1.9k views

Let’s talk about ExoMoons, you know, those moons in orbit around other planets around other stars in our galaxy. Is it possible that they might be better harbors for life?

Finding Neutrinos with (an) IceCube

7th Aug, 2018 - 1k views

Super energetic neutrinos can be formed in exotic places, for example the accelerators in the core of galactic supermassive black holes. The IceCube neutrino detector array was built and deployed at the South Pole. The detectors are designed and posi

Upcoming Hangout Series: Ground-based astronomy and observatories

7th Aug, 2018 - 901 views

We are still coming up with a name, but this hangout will introduce a new hangout series on Deep Astronomy that will highlight the advances, technology and discoveries in astronomy from ground-based observatories around the world. Tony Darnell and C

NASA's TESS is Now a Fully Armed and Operational Exoplanet Finder

3rd Aug, 2018 - 3k views

After launch on April 18th of this year onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the next generation of space telescopes to look for exoplanets, in our galaxy, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite starts science mission

How Cool is That? Observing the Low Temperature Universe with ORIGINS Space Telescope

31st Jul, 2018 - 1.3k views

What is the status of the ORIGINS Space Telescope? One of four mission concepts being considered as a followup to WFIRST.

Will WFIRST Suffer Because of JWST?

30th Jul, 2018 - 2.3k views

In this episode, we’ve all heard about the delays and cost overruns of NASA’s flagship observatory, JWST. How will it affect upcoming large space telescope missions, like WFIRST?

Climate Change on Alien Worlds -A Possible Great Filter?

24th Jul, 2018 - 1.2k views

While our search is still in its infancy, we haven't yet found any obvious signs of intelligent life in our galaxy. One reason could be that any aliens out there may not have made it past a stage in its development where climate change wipes them out

Is Climate Change a Great Filter?

23rd Jul, 2018 - 2.5k views

Astronomers from the University of Rochester has recently published a paper that studies whether a civilization on the level of ours could survive self-imposed changes to the planet’s climate due to rapidly expanding technological progress.

Astronomy Imaging with Jason Major

17th Jul, 2018 - 949 views

Eventually, everyone wants to take pictures of the night sky with their telescopes. It's not exactly a beginner activity, but it is one of the most rewarding feelings when you've processed an image you took yourself. We also live in an age when you