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!

New Observations Hint that Life is Not Common in the Galaxy

6th Apr, 2018

New observations of two supernovae: The Crab Nebula and Cassieopia A show wildly differing amounts of a vital component for life to thrive: Phosphorus.

NASA Mars InSight Lander: Ready to Study the Heart of Mars

4th Apr, 2018

InSight is scheduled to launch from the California coast to the plains of Mars on May 5, 2018. This is the first launch to another planet from the West Coast.

Launch Date Set for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)!

4th Apr, 2018

Launch Date set for TESS: April 16, 2018, 6:32pm ET. TESS is designed to scan the entire sky over two years to find as many exoplanets as it can among the closest and brightest stars to Earth.

Backyard Observatories and Viewer Questions

3rd Apr, 2018

Have you ever thought of building an observatory on to house your new telescope? Watch this hangout to learn about the characteristics of a good backyard amateur observatory including where to build it.

After Dragonfly 44: Astronomers Now Find Galaxy with NO Dark Matter

29th Mar, 2018

In this episode, the case for proving that there is no such thing as dark matter just got a lot harder. After announcing the discovery of an ultra-diffuse galaxy made up of 99.99 percent dark matter.

NASA JWST delayed until mid-2020: Failure is not an option

28th Mar, 2018

Looks like NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed until mid-2020. There will likely be budget overruns which threaten the life of the mission.