Beyond the Solar System

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Beyond the Solar System

Learn about the steps which physics took to get to where we are now... string theory.

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

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The quest for life beyond Earth is a multi-century rollercoaster that’s captured our imaginations, raised our hopes, dashed those hopes, and then raised them again. Learn more in this Sky Science backgrounder.

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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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Learn about the many pieces that make up our solar system in this Sky Science backgrounder

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Meet Catherine and learn about the cool things she does on a daily basis at the Algonquin Radio Observatory. (2:14 min.)

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What's a black hole and what's the big deal about them? Learn about our amazing universe and its "darkest" secrets in this video.

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A landmark day for Einstein and our understanding of the universe: the detection of gravitational waves. Brian Greene explains the discovery. (3:10 min.)

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Cosmic radiation poses a real danger to astronauts in space, but what about passengers and crew on board airliners?

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