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The Formation of the Solar System in 4K (Ultra HD)

The Formation of the Solar System in 4K (Ultra HD)

Bryce: This is the story of our Earth’s formation four-and-a-half billion years ago, and of a little asteroid called Bennu, who’s also survived until now. We have the team at NASA to thank for bringing us this video. NASA narrator: The Milky Way, home to billions of stars, rising and setting over billions of worlds, …

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime Number 10 Halley’s Comet Halley’s comet was named after astronomer Edmond Halley, who calculated its period of orbit, it is the only known short-period comet that is regularly visible to the naked eye from Earth. It is seen from Earth every 75-76 years and so, technically, …