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What is the Universe Expanding Into?

26th Feb, 2010 - 2.8M views

By popular Space Fan request, I offer this video to help answer some of your questions regarding the expanding universe. Many of you consistently ask: If the universe is expanding, then what is it expanding into? This concept is non-trivial to t

Things Every Space Fan Should Know About Hubble

27th Feb, 2013 - 0 views

The Hubble Space Telescope is arguably the most important scientific instrument ever built by human beings. Join Dr. Frank Summers and Tony Darnell as we 'get down and dirty' talking about the Hubble Space Telescope. Here is the link to download th

The Smallest Galaxy in the Known Universe

25th Jun, 2013 - 0 views

Thanks to all who watched us live! Here is a link to Evan's paper on astro-ph: http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.6080 Also follow Evan on twitter: @claronomy James Bullock: @jbprime

The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Measured

24th Oct, 2010 - 220.1K views

On Oct 19th, astronomers announced the measurement of a redshift of 8.6 for one of the galaxies in the Ultra Deep Field. Here's the news release from ESO's website: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1041/ Music used: http://www.archive.org

The Largest Galaxy in the Universe: IC 1101

22nd Sep, 2012 - 4.3M views

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan This video was done by request from a Space Fan. Hope it's what you had in mind. Dark Matter: Not available The Edge: Not available Skyships: http://archive.org/details/jamendo-041459 Sea

The James Webb Space Telescope: The Largest Telescope Ever Launched

31st Jan, 2011 - 55.7K views

DeepAstronomy site is undergoing a makeover: http://deepastronomy.com. Please stop by and take a look. The James Webb Space Telescope is due to launch no earlier than September of 2016, but anticipation is high for the data and images. It is des

The Importance of Gliese 581g

13th Oct, 2010 - 424.9K views

Get astronomy tweets here: http://twitter.com/#!/DeepAstronomy The fact that we've found a habitable planet candidate so soon after starting our search has important implications for the number of habitable planets that may exist in our galaxy -

The Hole in the Andromeda Galaxy

14th Feb, 2010 - 1.1M views

http://spitzer.caltech.edu/images/2218-sig06-025a-Spitzer-View-of-the-Andromeda-Galaxy On August 25, 2003, NASA launched the Spitzer Space Telescope. Designed to peer into the infrared region of the spectrum, this instrument was designed to pierc

The Galaxy's Heart of Darkness

5th Feb, 2012 - 84.1K views

Journey to the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy and learn about the supermassive black hole lurking there. http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Music used: http://www.archive.org/details/DWK048 http://www.archive.org/details/LostCh

The First Exoplanet From Outside Our Galaxy

18th Nov, 2010 - 52K views

Press Release: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1045/ Astronomers from the European Southern Observatory have just announced the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a star whose origins lie outside the Milky Way. This star, HIP 13044, entered

The Faintest Galaxies: What Are They?

6th Mar, 2018 - 2873 views

We live in a time when searching for and finding the faintest galaxies in the universe is possible. So, where are they?

The Cosmic Optical Background: New Horizons Probes the Universe

27th Apr, 2017 - 2263 views

Researchers have cleverly used data from the New Horizons mission to look at the light from distant galaxies. The universe is filled with galaxies light up the cosmos, but too faint to see with the naked eye. Can we measure it? How bright is it?