The Oort Cloud: Crash Course Astronomy #22
Now that we’re done with the planets, asteroid belt, and comets, we’re heading to the outskirts of the solar system. Out past Neptune are vast reservoirs of icy bodies that can become comets if they [More]
The Sun: Crash Course Astronomy #10
Phil takes us for a closer (eye safe!) look at the two-octillion ton star that rules our solar system. We look at the sun’s core, plasma, magnetic fields, sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, and [More]
Exoplanets: Crash Course Astronomy #27
Today Phil explains that YES, there are other planets out there and astonomers have a lot of methods for detecting them. Nearly 2000 have been found so far. The most successful method is using transits, [More]
Naked Eye Observations: Crash Course Astronomy #2
Today on Crash Course Astronomy, Phil invites you to head outside and take a look at all the incredible things you can see with your naked eye. — Table of Contents: Naked Eye Observations 0:28.4 [More]
Interior Design – Course Introduction
Know more about the course : http://bit.ly/1rsGHzl The Professional Certificate Program in Interior Design is a 6- month online course designed for practitioners and aspiring designers in interior design field. The course will cover foundational [More]
Jupiter: Crash Course Astronomy #16
Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system. The gas giant is NOT a failed star, but a really successful planet! It has a dynamic atmosphere with belts and zones, as well as an [More]
Outtakes #4: Crash Course Astronomy
Sometimes even Phil has a hard time with Astronomy. Time for another Bad Astronomy break! Crash Course Astronomy posters available at DFTBA.com http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-astronomy-poster music: “Run Amok” – Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com/ — PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios [More]
Eclipses: Crash Course Astronomy #5
The big question in the comments last week was, “BUT WHAT ABOUT ECLIPSES?” Today, Phil breaks ’em down for you. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace: http://www.squarespace.com/crashcourse — As promised, Phil’s sun spotting recommendations: Astronomers [More]
The Milky Way: Crash Course Astronomy #37
Today we’re talking about our galactic neighborhood: The Milky Way. It’s a disk galaxy, a collection of dust, gas, and hundreds of billions of stars, with the Sun located about halfway out from the center. [More]
Gamma-Ray Bursts: Crash Course Astronomy #40
Gamma-ray bursts are not only incredible to study, but their discovery has an epic story all its own. Today Phil takes you through some Cold War history and then dives into what we know. Bursts [More]