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!

The First Exoplanet From Outside Our Galaxy

18th Nov, 2010

Press Release: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1045/ Astronomers from the European Southern Observatory have just announced the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a star whose origins lie outside the Milky Way. This star, HIP 13044, entered

My 50th Upload! Thank You Space Fans...

17th Nov, 2010

I can't believe I've uploaded 50 videos! I wanted to take a minute to thank all of the Space Fans who've been so engaged in learning about our place in this vast universe. Without your encouragement, support and kindness, I would never have continu

Behind the Mysterious Fog Surrounding the Milky Way

12th Nov, 2010

On November 9th, 2010, a group of scientists at NASA's Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope announced the discovery of two bubbles of energy erupting from the center of our galaxy. The structure spans more than half of the visible sky, from the constella

How Do We Know the Universe is Flat?

28th Oct, 2010

Special thanks to space fan http://www.youtube.com/tsjoencinema ! Your suggestion, while it didn't have the MOST votes, had enough to justify my doing this since I've been wanting to for a while. Thanks to everyone for participating, and keep vot

The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Measured

24th Oct, 2010

On Oct 19th, astronomers announced the measurement of a redshift of 8.6 for one of the galaxies in the Ultra Deep Field. Here's the news release from ESO's website: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1041/ Music used: http://www.archive.org

The Importance of Gliese 581g

13th Oct, 2010

Get astronomy tweets here: http://twitter.com/#!/DeepAstronomy The fact that we've found a habitable planet candidate so soon after starting our search has important implications for the number of habitable planets that may exist in our galaxy -