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What Did Project Blue Book Find? | Unveiled

What Did Project Blue Book Find? | Unveiled

The 20th century was awash with UFOs. Though strange occurrences have (and had) always existed, it was only after the Second World War that the idea of flying saucers, abductions, and little green men really caught on in a big way. And no country is better known for alien visitations than the US, where close …

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 …

Worlds Beyond Earth—Opening January 2020

Worlds Beyond Earth—Opening January 2020

>>CARTER EMMART: It’s important today that we remind ourselves that we live on a planet. We tend to forget where we are in space.>>NATALIE STARKEY: When many of us were in school, we learned that the planets and moons around us were dead and dormant. But actually, what this show tells us, is that it …

A Brief Amazing History Of The Sun!

A Brief  Amazing History Of The Sun!

The sun is without a doubt the most important thing in our solar system aside from the Earth (and technically the moon). But how much do you really know about it? Join us as we give you a brief history of our sun. Long before our solar system was born, the universe was a big …

How Eclipses Changed History

On Aug. 21st, the moon’s shadow will shoot across North America going more than a thousand miles per hour. Everyone in this area will get the chance to see the sun at least partially covered by the moon. And along the “path of totality,” birds will go silent, the temperature will drop, the wind will …

History of The Universe in 13,799 Dominoes

History of The Universe in 13,799 Dominoes

this is the last domino after spending four days setting them up now this this video is going to be a metaphor for time a metaphor for the entire history of the universe using one Domino for every million years now on that time scale we need a lot of Domino’s specifically we need thirteen …

Pluto 101 | National Geographic

– [Instructor] At the edge of the solar system Pluto pushes the boundaries of our understanding of the universe. Nestled within the far flung Kuiper belt the dwarf planet is believed to be one of the countless celestial objects left over from the formation of the solar system. While it is one of the Kuiper …

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 …