Cosmic Journeys

Cosmic Journeys

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    • Cosmic Journeys - The Age of Hubble - Duration: 50 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      An army of high-tech telescopes, led by Hubble in space, has delivered an unprecedented chain of discoveries about how galaxies took shape, how stars live and die, and how life arose. What are we l...
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    • Cosmic Journeys - Interstellar Flight - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 6 months ago
      Cosmic Journeys explores the challenges of interstellar flight and the technological possibilities that may one day send us on a long voyage out into the galaxy. What imperatives will define the mi...
    • Cosmic Journeys - Life: Destiny or Chance? - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      Are the universe and its physical laws so fine-tuned that the rise of life is inevitable? Or is life a fluke, a lucky roll of cosmic dice? We look for the answer in the rise of two important compon...
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    • Cosmic Journeys - Fate of Antarctica - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      The episode of Cosmic Journeys explores the intersection of paleoclimate and current climate science. Through its turbulent history, Antarctica has played an important role in the evolution of plan...
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    • Cosmic Journeys - Supervolcanoes - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      They are eruptions so vast, so Earth-shattering, they have changed the history of our planet. Climate collapse. Toxic turmoil. Mass extinction. Worse than a killer asteroid, or nuclear war, they ar...
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    • Cosmic Journeys - The Search for Earth-like Planets - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      Get the latest from the planet-hunting frontier. Find out what we are learning about our place in the cosmos from the search for earth-like planets.

      This journey started tens of thousands of years...
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    • Mysteries of a Dark Universe - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      Cosmology, the study of the universe as a whole, has been turned on its head by a stunning discovery that the universe is flying apart in all directions at an ever-increasing rate.

      Is the univers...
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    • Cosmic Journeys - The Incredible Journey of Apollo 12 - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      It's the ultimate buddy movie, with two astronauts hitting the road and landing on the moon.

      Earth. November 14, 1969. Three astronauts, with spacesuits, food, water, and a battery of scientific ...
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    • The Riddle of AntiMatter - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      Explore one of the deepest mysteries about the origin of our universe. According to standard theory, the early moments of the universe were marked by the explosive contact between subatomic particl...
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    • Alien Planets & Eyeball Earths: The Search for Habitable Planets - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Find out where to look for Extraterrestrial Life. What planets are likely to have the right conditions? And what makes Earth special? So far, in this age of planet hunting, we've yet to find anythi...
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    • Crashing into the Moon - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      There was a time when only government agencies had the ability to blast rockets into space, or send missions to worlds beyond our own. These days, countries around the world are preparing to send m...
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    • Cosmic Journeys - Voyage to Pandora: First Interstellar Space Flight - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      Pandora is the idyllic blue world featured in the movie Avatar. Its location is a real place: Alpha Centauri, the nearest star to our Sun and the most likely destination for our first journey beyon...
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    • The Infinite Monkey Theorem - Duration: 92 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Here's a re-enactment of the famous paradox known as the "infinite monkey theorem."
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    • Preview: Attack Of The Sun - Duration: 95 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      The sun sinks below the horizon. The serenity of night draws near. Soon, the Earth will turn in harmony with the cosmos. But not necessarily in harmony with our star.

      The sun is sending us ominous...
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    • Where We Stand in the Cosmic Energy Continuum - Duration: 5 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Today, energy is very much on our minds, as we search for ways to power our civilization and serve the needs of our citizens.

      But what is energy? Where does it come from? And where do we stand wi...
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    • The Riddle of Anti-Matter PREVIEW - Duration: 94 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      An international race is picking up speed... to see our universe for what it really is... and how it came to be. According to standard theory, the universe emerged from the explosive contact betwee...
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    • Mysteries of a Dark Universe - PREVIEW - Duration: 73 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      The scientists who made the discovery of dark energy and the accelerating universe were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. The discovery turned cosmology on its head by showing that time and space...
    • Is the Universe Infinite? PREVIEW - Duration: 92 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Watch this and other space videos at http://SpaceRip.com

      Enjoy this preview, in 1080p, of our newest Cosmic Journeys episode, "Is the Universe Infinite?" Look for the full episode next week. Her...
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