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Darwin Days Canceled After Creationists Group Wants In

Posted by doctore0 on March 3, 2015

Crazy creationist news

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Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K]

Posted by doctore0 on January 22, 2015

Damn… god is too small :)

Super-high resolution image of Andromeda from Hubble (NASA/ESA)

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Cosmic Journeys – Interstellar Flight

Posted by doctore0 on October 30, 2014

Ok, some science..

Cosmic Journeys explores the challenges of interstellar flight and the technological possibilities that may one day send us on a long voyage out into the galaxy. What imperatives will define the mission when it launches and finally arrives: exploration and science, or a struggle for survival?

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Bill Nye: Firebrand for Science – Aims to Change the World

Posted by doctore0 on June 18, 2013

In recent years, Bill Nye has emerged as a fearless voice against climate change deniers. The Science Guy has gone from taking on science lessons for children to taking on pundits on cable television on climate change, evolution and science in general.

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The Great Debate: THE STORYTELLING OF SCIENCE

Posted by doctore0 on April 15, 2013

The Origins Project at ASU presents the final night in the Origins Stories weekend, focusing on the science of storytelling and the storytelling of science. The Storytelling of Science features a panel of esteemed scientists, public intellectuals, and award-winning writers including well-known science educator Bill Nye, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, theoretical physicist Brian Greene, Science Friday’s Ira Flatow, popular science fiction writer Neal Stephenson, executive director of the World Science Festival Tracy Day, and Origins Project director Lawrence Krauss as they discuss the stories behind cutting edge science from the origin of the universe to a discussion of exciting technologies that will change our future. They demonstrate how to convey the excitement of science and the importance helping promote a public understanding of science.
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Cosmic Journeys : Voyager Journey to the Stars

Posted by doctore0 on April 6, 2013

Cosmic Journeys examines the great promise of the Voyager mission and where it will lead us in our grand ambition to move out beyond our home planet. The two Voyager spacecraft are part of an ancient quest to push beyond our boundaries… to see what lies beyond the horizon. Now tens of billions of kilometers from Earth, two spacecraft are streaking out into the void. What will we learn about the Galaxy, the Universe, and ourselves from Voyager’s epic Journey to the stars?

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Higgs Boson Unbound (with Prof. Scott Ridley)

Posted by doctore0 on July 28, 2012

Rap news

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The Great Tree Of Life

Posted by doctore0 on June 5, 2011

The Earth is inhabited by millions of different life forms, and all have been connected through common ancestry in The Tree of Life. The Tree describes the diversity and interconnectedness of all living things on Earth. This video shows the current research that is being done to fully discover the Tree of Life.

Produced for the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History with the support from the U.S. National Science Foundation through the CIPRes and Angiosperm Tree of Life Programs.

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Wonders Of The Universe

Posted by doctore0 on April 24, 2011

Having explored the wonders of the solar system, Professor Brian Cox steps boldly on to an even bigger stage – the universe.

Who are we? Where do we come from? For thousands of years humanity has turned to religion and myth for answers to these enduring questions. But in this series, Brian presents a different set of answers – answers provided by science.
Episode 1: Destiny

Episode 2: StardustEpisode 3: FallingEpisode 4: Messengers <–+

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Alien Planets & Eyeball Earths: A Cosmic Guide to Finding ET Life

Posted by doctore0 on February 19, 2011

The latest COSMIC JOURNEYS episode in 1080p. Where would you look to find Extraterrestrial Life? What planets are likely to have conditions that might spawn life? And what makes Earth special? So far, in this age of planet hunting, we’ve yet to find anything like our solar system… with rocky inner planets in neat circular orbits, and evenly spaced gas giants on the periphery.

Instead, astronomers have glimpsed a diverse planetary zoo, with giant planets in wide orbits around their parent stars, others that swing in so close they leave a comet-like tail, or molten rocky worlds emblazoned with oceans of lava. These finds have added new complexity to theories of how solar systems emerge in the birth of a star…..

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