Posts Tagged ‘Universe’

Time Travel Through The Universe

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Take an epic tour of the universe without leaving your chair. Found at YouTube from TheParadigmShift via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Measuring The Scale Of The Universe…With Tennis & Basketballs

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

If the Earth were the size of a basketball and the moon a tennis ball, how far apart would they be? Diagrams that are not to scale make us think that they’re closer than they really are. Found at YouTube from 1veritasium.

Galaxy Evolution Animation

Friday, November 26th, 2010

The first mini-galaxies formed when the universe was just a few hundred million years old. Over time, these small galaxies interacted and merged to build up ever larger galaxies, including big spirals like our own Milky Way. Found at YouTube from NASAWebbTelescope”>.

Carl Sagan: A Universe Not Made For Us

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Excerpts from Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space. More specifically, from the chapter titled A Universe Not Made For Us. I edited together the audio from the audio-book, and added the video from Stephen Hawking’s Into the Universe and Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Solar System. The music is Jack’s Theme from the Lost soundtrack. Found at YouTube from callumCGLP.

Dark Matter Explained

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Rhawn Joseph, Ph.D. explains dark matter & dark energy, accompanied by Beethoven’s 9th symphony. I like it. Found at YouTube from Sarastarlight.

Visualize Gravitational Clumping Of Intergalactic Gas & Dark Matter

Friday, February 5th, 2010

This simulation follows the growth of density perturbations in both gas and dark matter components in a volume 1 billion light years on a side beginning shortly after the Big Bang and evolved to half the present age of the universe. Found at YouTube from via ArgonneNationalLab Holy Kaw!