Astronomy Videos

Our full collection of all Deep Astronomy videos. Here you'll find everything from live astronomy hangouts to regular space news episodes and short space documentaries. You can browse by keyword, specific categories or just have poke around and see what you can find. There's definitely something for everyone!

Space Fan News #19: Hubble Turns 21, Still Can't Get a Beer in a Bar

24th Apr, 2011

My employer, the Space Telescope Science Institute, released an image and a really cool animation to commemorate Hubble's 21st birthday. Press release here: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2011/11/

The Hypernova of VY Canis Majoris

20th Apr, 2011

By popular request, here's my take on the hypergiant star VY Canis Majors Further reading: http://www.universetoday.com/13507/what-is-the-biggest-star-in-the-universe/ http://www.universetoday.com/39472/vy-canis-majoris/ http://arxiv.org/abs/astr

Space Fan News #18: Bye Space Shuttles, So Long and Thanks for All The Bills!

16th Apr, 2011

Space Shuttles are being retired, here's where they're gonna go. Also, they cost a lot. http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2011/apr/HQ_11-107_Orbiter_Disposition.html http://www.space.com/11358-nasa-space-shuttle-program-cost-30-years.html Iraq war s

Space Fan News #17 (Jump Cut Edition): New model for merging black holes; NASA Can't Afford LISA

9th Apr, 2011

Researchers at the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard unveiled a new model describing merging black holes. Also, NASA can't afford LISA. http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/news/2011/pr201110.html http://bit.ly/iez4pA http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/c

Space Fan News #16: First Images of Mercury; All of Kepler's Planets; Number of Earths in Our Galaxy

2nd Apr, 2011

Lots of really cool news out this week. The MESSENGER spacecraft took some images of Mercury, the Kepler guys put out a really neat graphic showing all of the candidate planets Kepler discovered in February, and a paper showing an estimate of the nu

Space Bound #2: Earth's First Interstellar Probes

28th Mar, 2011

You may not be aware that we've already sent our first probes into interstellar space: Pioneer 10 and 11, along with Voyager I and II are out of our solar system an heading towards the stars. The problem is, they won't get there for tens of thous