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Astronomy

This video shows a reconstruction of the Antikythera mechanism, a 2000 year old astronomical computer!

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In February 2013, a stunning sight in the sky over Russia made international headlines. The light of an asteroid hurtling toward Earth was brighter than the sun.

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What happened in the skies over Siberia on June 30, 1908? This video shows what the site looked like on the 100th anniversary of the mysterious explosion, which scientists think was caused by an asteroid or comet entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Ever wonder what real life aliens would look like? Check out some theories with Morgan Freeman!

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It's been 40 years since Apollo astronauts Gene Cernan & Jack Schmitt walked on the surface of the Moon. Author Andrew Chaikin created this video to reflect upon Apollo 17's importance, & look at how we could go back to the Moon.

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This video explores the asteroid blast over Siberia in 1908 known as the Tunguska Event. See what the site looked like when the first scientists arrived to study the effects of the blast.

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To celebrate Asteroid Day, we’re highlighting some resources on CurioCity that can help you learn more about asteroids.

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Late last week, Let’s Talk Science asked Astronaut Hadfield what the current project results mean for him and other astronauts.

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Learn about the different 'neighbourhoods' in the Milky Way in this Sky Science backgrounder.

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Learn the various ways that we explore Space around us through this Sky Science backgrounders

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