The Fabric of the Cosmos Quantum Leap NOVA   “The Fabric of the Cosmos,” a four-hour series based on the book by renowned physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time, and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface of our everyday experience lies a world we’d hardly recognize—a startling world far stranger and more wondrous than anyone expected. Brian Greene is going to let you in on a secret: We’ve all been deceived. Our [More]
NASA’s New Horizons Animation vs 2001: Space Odyssey Space Odyssey Dubstep Remix 2001: Space Odyssey and NASA’s New Horizons Animation [Daisy Mashup] Ry Legit Music Video edited by Jedi Web Services. NASA’s New Horizons is the first mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt of icy, rocky mini-worlds on the solar system’s outer frontier. This animation follows the New Horizons spacecraft as leaves Earth after its the January 2006 launch, through a gravity-assist flyby of Jupiter in February 2007, to the encounter with Pluto and its moons in summer 2015. …With a little 2001: Space Odyssey In The Mix. 🙂 [More]
Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked in an interview with TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer… [Question] What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?   [Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ph.D. (October 5, 1958)] Source: LYBIO.net “The most astounding fact is the knowledge that the atoms that comprise life on Earth the atoms that make up the human body are traceable to the crucibles that cooked light elements into heavy elements in their core under extreme temperatures and pressures. These stars, [More]
The Known Universe shows the known universe as mapped through astronomical observations and takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. The new film, created by the Museum, is part of an exhibition, Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe, at the [More]