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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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Breakthrough Starshot Updates w/ Avi Loeb

27th Jul, 2017 - 3.3k views

My Mic echo goes away about three minutes in. I figured out the cause and fixed it. Can we really travel to other stars? Can Breakthrough Starshot meet its goals? Breakthrough Starshot aims to demonstrate proof of concept for ultra-fast light-dri

What's So Great About TRAPPIST-1?

15th Jun, 2017 - 4.2k views

Since the discovery of this system of seven terrestrial planets around an obscure, cool, red-dwarf star some 40 light years away, astronomers and the public have become very excited. Why? What's so great about this system? Located only 40 light-y

The Cosmic Optical Background: New Horizons Probes the Universe

27th Apr, 2017 - 2.2k 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?

SOFIA’s Flight to the Stars: NASA’s Airborne Astronomy Program

15th Sep, 2016 - 2.9k views

Sign up for our newsletter to be notified of future hangouts: http://deepastronomy.com/ Track SOFIA on Flight Aware: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/NASA747 SOFIA STEM Outreach: https://www.sofia.usra.edu/public Topic: While the world’s space

Kepler's New Universe

19th Feb, 2014 - 117.3k views

Kepler has opened up a new universe. Only about 20 years ago, we didn't know if there were any other planets around any other stars besides our own, now we know we live in a galaxy that contains more planets than stars. Every star in our galaxy has o

Hubble Hangout Trailer: Brilliant Blunders

25th May, 2013 - 3.4k views

Please go to the event page and let us know you're coming: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/104933578966497599647/events/cajib65khe1jj4h5cjjonjd6ee0 The history of science is full of success stories: those things scientists did right to advance our kno

Seeing Beyond - The James Webb Space Telescope (Final Cut)

16th Mar, 2013 - 505.5k views

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and is scheduled for launch in October 2018. We made some changes and did some re-cutting. Here is the final version. You can download this video for free on my bl

Red Dwarf Stars: The Embers of Creation

12th Aug, 2011 - 77.5k views

Facebook for Space Fans: http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Been wanting to do a video on red dwarf stars for a long time. I love the fact that they are going to be the only stars left in a few trillion years. Further reading: http://www.universe

Space Fan News #26: On the Cancellation of JWST

30th Jul, 2011 - 5.4k views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan I've been asked by many of you to do a video on the proposed cancellation of JWST. Here it is. JWST Cancellation: http://appropriations.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=250023 AAS Statement: http://aas.org

Space Fan News #23: More Floating Planets Than Stars In Our Galaxy

22nd May, 2011 - 6.8k views

Bit late this week, but nonetheless... Astronomers think there may be more free floating planets than stars in our galaxy. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2011-147&cid=release_2011-147 Guys who did the survey: http://www.phys.canterbu

Space Fan News #21: Comet Elenin and You

6th May, 2011 - 7.4k views

Don't bother with duck and cover, you're going to be fine this fall. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2011-135&cid=release_2011-135 http://news.discovery.com/space/will-earthbound-comet-fulfill-2012-prophecy.html

Space Fan News #20(!): 20,000 Subs; JWST Mission Update

1st May, 2011 - 5k views

Wow, 20,000 subscribers! Who would have thunk it possible? Thanks so much for watching my stuff. This week: an update on JWST. Things are progressing swimmingly, here's the report: http://www.jwst.nasa.gov/resources/WebbUpdate_spring2011.pdf