60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it's headed? This series of fourteen animations examines different scientific concepts from the big bang to relativity, from black holes to dark matter. More
Ends
Mar 31 2020
Director
Richard Osborne
Lang
English
Subtitle
Eng
Duration
1 Minutes
Episodes
14
Classification
G
Available on
Now Player & TV
  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E14 -Killer Asteroids
    EP14
    Killer Asteroids

    How do you avoid killer asteroids? With the unpredictable threat of killer asteroids attacking the Earth.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E13 -A Galactic Census
    EP13
    A Galactic Census

    Find out how it is possible to produce a 3D map of the galaxy with a little help from the new Gaia Spacecraft.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E12 -Black Holes
    EP12
    Black Holes

    Is it possible to make your own black hole? DIY experts take note.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E11 -Large Hadron Collider
    EP11
    Large Hadron Collider

    Some thought a large hardron collider would create another Universe, sucking us all into a black hole.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E10 -Special Relativity
    EP10
    Special Relativity

    Who had more fun in life, Albert Einstein or Richard Feynman? Whichever one of them was travelling faster.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E9 -Dark Energy
    EP9
    Dark Energy

    Who'd have thought Albert Einstein could make a mistake?

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E8 -Dark Matter
    EP8
    Dark Matter

    Fritz Zwicky was a Swiss astronomer who discovered Dark Matter in the Universe. But what’s the matter with dark matter?

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E7 -Event Horizons
    EP7
    Event Horizons

    Just what is the point of no return? The event horizon of black holes can tell us more about the fate of the galaxies.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E6 -Life on Mars
    EP6
    Life on Mars

    Discover how asteroids and microbes flying through space could hold the secret to life on earth and Mars.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E5 -The Rotating Moon
    EP5
    The Rotating Moon

    The Moon is like a loyal servant and never turns its back on the Earth.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E4 -A Day on Mercury
    EP4
    A Day on Mercury

    On Mercury there are more than enough hours in the day.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E3 -Exoplanets
    EP3
    Exoplanets

    This episode explores how scientists have studied distant stars to learn about the invisible planets that orbit them.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E2 -Supernovae
    EP2
    Supernovae

    What happens when a star explodes? Learn how all the elements in the Universe were formed.

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  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy E1 -The Big Bang
    EP1
    The Big Bang

    Just how big was the Big Bang?

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