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!

What is the Size of the Universe?

8th Mar, 2010 - 216.2k views

When I first made the Hubble Deep Field: The Most Important Image Ever Taken video, there has been a consistent avalanche of comments stating that there is no way the universe can be this large. Figuring out the size of the universe isn't as simple

What is the Universe Expanding Into?

26th Feb, 2010 - 3.0M views

By popular Space Fan request, I offer this video to help answer some of your questions regarding the expanding universe. Many of you consistently ask: If the universe is expanding, then what is it expanding into? This concept is non-trivial to t

The Hole in the Andromeda Galaxy

15th Feb, 2010 - 1.2M views

http://spitzer.caltech.edu/images/2218-sig06-025a-Spitzer-View-of-the-Andromeda-Galaxy On August 25, 2003, NASA launched the Spitzer Space Telescope. Designed to peer into the infrared region of the spectrum, this instrument was designed to pierc

Solar Dynamics Observatory Launches!

11th Feb, 2010 - 5531 views

http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/ Woo Hoo! Up it went, just like downtown. Launch was at 10:23 am EST and as of now, things are looking great. Solar panels are deployed and the spacecraft is getting power. This observatory will provide the best sola

Solar Dynamics Observatory Will Take More Data Than Ever Before

10th Feb, 2010 - 15.5k views

http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/ The SDO launches tomorrow! I have a terrible headcold, so I can't do any narration right now, but I really wanted to let Space Fans know about this exciting new solar spacecraft. I had a very small role to play in the

Strange Spheres Seen in Solar Data

5th Feb, 2010 - 10.8k views

http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/ Some very interesting looking "spheres" were observed by some Space Fans in STEREO data a few weeks ago and asked me what I thought they were. I did some digging and found out.