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Join Neil deGrasse Tyson as he describes the future of interstellar travel and the technology needed to get us there.
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The Cosmic Calendar visualizes the chronology of the universe, scaling approx. 13.8 billion years to one single year for perspective.
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Olympus Mons is a gigantic volcano on Mars. With 21km in height and a surface area comparable to many countries it is by far the tallest planetary mountain in the Solar System.
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It’s always shining, always ablaze with light and energy that drive weather, biology and more. In addition to keeping life alive on Earth, the sun also sends out a constant flow of particles called the solar wind...
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Recent images from NASA reveal the stunning remains of an exploded star. Called supernova remnants, the stellar debris includes elements that are the building blocks of life on Earth.
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30 years ago, scientist Carl Sagan asked NASA’s Voyager 1 to capture an iconic portrait of our world. This humbling view of Earth from 6.4 billion km away is known as the “Pale Blue Dot.”
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For the past 23 years Andrea Ghez, professor of physics and astronomy at UCLA, has been collecting data on stars that orbit black holes. She found that their motion provided an opportunity to test the fundamental laws of physics.
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Jupiter is the oldest and most massive world in the solar system. Learn about the planet's origin story, its Great Red Spot and oceanic moons, and how this ancient world influenced the formation of the solar system's other planets.
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The United States' Apollo missions to the moon meant a new era in space exploration.
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The sun keeps the planets in its orbit with a tremendous magnetic force. What would happen if it disappeared entirely? Learn about the star at the center of our solar system, and how it is critical to all life as we know it.
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Neptune is the most distant of the solar system's eight planets. Find out about the blue world's orbit, which of Neptune's moons is the largest, and how the planet is home to the most severe weather in the solar system.
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