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Uranus 101 | National Geographic

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

– [Angeli] In ancient times, humans studied the night sky and discovered the worlds of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. But beyond this realm of knowledge, another world shined brightly, just waiting to be discovered. Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun from a distance of about 20 astronomical units, or 20 times …

International Research About History of Flat Earth by Eric Dubay – Flat Earth Discussion

International Research About History of Flat Earth by Eric Dubay – Flat Earth Discussion

it’s time to wake up… let’s take the red pill… let’s follow the white rabbit… from the beginning of recorded history and for thousands upon thousands of years cultures across the entire world all believed the earth was flat their various cosmologies and cosmogony z’ differed in slight ways but their overall geographies and astronomy’s …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: My Man, Sir Isaac Newton

Neil deGrasse Tyson: My Man, Sir Isaac Newton

Who’s the greatest physicist in history?DeGrasse Tyson:    Isaac Newton.  I mean, just look… You read his writings.  Hair stands up… I don’t have hair there but if I did, it would stand up on the back of my neck.  You read his writings, the man was connected to the universe in ways that I never …

Solar System 101 | National Geographic

Solar System 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Our solar system is one of over 500 known solar systems in the entire Milky Way galaxy. The solar system came into being about 4.5 billion years ago, when a cloud of interstellar gas and dust collapsed, resulting in a solar nebula, a swirling disc of material that collided to form the solar …

Where does gold come from? – David Lunney

Where does gold come from? – David Lunney

In medieval times, alchemists tried to achieve the seemingly impossible. They wanted to transform lowly lead into gleaming gold. History portrays these people as aged eccentrics, but if only they’d known that their dreams were actually achievable. Indeed, today we can manufacture gold on Earth thanks to modern inventions that those medieval alchemists missed by …

NASA & TRAPPIST-1: A Treasure Trove of Planets Found

NASA & TRAPPIST-1: A Treasure Trove of Planets Found

♪ A treasure trove of planets found Astronomers are celebrating a new discovery. Sean Carey, Manager, Spitzer Science Center, Caltech IPAC The big news is that around a very nearby cold, small star we found seven rocky, Earth-sized planets, all of which could potentially have liquid water. Three of them orbit in the habitable zone …