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Blogs | Videos | Jun 24, 2013

Video: Meet ALMA, a revolutionary new telescope

The ALMA telescope, high in the northern Chilean desert, was officially inaugurated this spring. EarthSky was there. Check out our video!

Blogs | Videos | Jun 13, 2013

Two video feeds: The International Space Station in real time

To see our home planet from above – in real time – is awesome. Livestream video from ISS here, plus we link to a page showing the space stations’s current position.

Neptune. Credit: NASA
Blogs | Videos | May 30, 2013

Video for your ears: What do planets sound like?

NASA Space Sounds: what happens when spacecraft are used to record radio emissions from planetary environments, which are then converted to sound waves.

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Blogs | Videos | May 13, 2013

Alchemy, beautiful nature video

A tour of light and landscape in the American Southwest

FAQs | May 07, 2013

Why were prehistoric insects so huge?

Do you complain about dead bugs on your windshield? Well, be thankful that insects today are considerably smaller than some of their prehistoric ancestors.

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Blogs | Videos | Apr 29, 2013

Video: Extreme closeup of a Giant Galapagos Tortoise

Tortoise notices the camera and comes over to investigate.

Blogs | Videos | Apr 25, 2013

Video: Three years of the sun in three minutes

This video includes two eclipses by the moon, the largest flare of our current cycle, the Comet Lovejoy and the transit of Venus.

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Blogs | Apr 21, 2013

Video: Meteor shower in high California desert

Can’t wait for tonight’s Lyrid meteor shower, or can’t watch due to clouds? Check out this beautiful video of the 2010 Geminid shower.

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Blogs | Videos | Apr 15, 2013

Video: The science of cute

Did you know that looking at cute pictures activates the same part of the brain as using cocaine or meth?

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Blogs | Videos | Apr 12, 2013

Video: Bird ballet of starlings over Marseille

This short video shows clouds of starlings flocking over Marseille, France, at dusk.