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9 Dec 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Seeing New Frontiers with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope is NASA's next major space observatory. With its 20 foot (6 meter) diameter mirror and its vantage point one million miles (1.5 million km) away from the Earth, it will...
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16 Nov 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: A Planet in a Galaxy Far Far Away
A planet may have been detected in a galaxy outside of our own. There are thousands of planets detected around stars in our own Milky Way galaxy, but for the first time we may have detected a planet in...
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21 Oct 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Your M87 Galaxy Images
Join us to view the standout entries from NASA's Astrophoto Challenges 2021. Explore More  
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21 Sep 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: 'Oumuamua
'Oumuamua: Space Rock or Alien Tech? In 2017 astronomers remarkably detected the first known example of an object originating from OUTSIDE of our solar system as it was briefly passing THROUGH our...
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30 Jun 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: What Would YOUR Galaxy Look Like?
Make your own images of the amazing galaxy M87— host to a supermassive black hole — using data from NASA’s space telescopes or ground based telescopes. Try these challenges and your entry...
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28 May 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: A Wake in the Dark (Matter)
What happens when you map out the farthest stars in our Milky Way galaxy? You can trace how the gravity of a neighboring galaxy affected those distant stars' positions as our neighbor heads to a collision...
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29 Apr 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Diving into the Deep End of the Universe
When the Hubble Space Telescope imaged a seemingly empty region of sky for over 11 days, it turned out to not be empty at all, but full of the faintest and farthest galaxies in the Universe. This was named...
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18 Mar 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: 150K Volunteers Find the Sun's Smallest Neighbors
Learn how you can help astronomers discover new worlds! This show was originally broadcast LIVE on Mar 18th, 2021 @ 5:30 PM (ET) / 2:30 PM (PT)   Explore More  
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18 Feb 2021
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: How to Weigh an Exoplanet
Come learn the latest about 7 Earth-sized planets around a nearby star! This show was originally broadcast LIVE on Feb 18th, 2021 @ 5:30 PM (ET) / 2:30 PM (PT)   Explore More  
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17 Dec 2020
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Gravity - The Ultimate Magnifying Glass
How does the gravity of a cluster of galaxies magnify the far universe? This show was originally broadcast LIVE on Dec 17th, 2020 @ 4:30 PM (ET) / 1:30 PM (PT)   Explore More  
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18 Nov 2020
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Hunting Monster Black Holes
Where are black holes located and how do we find them? This show was originally broadcast LIVE on Nov 18th, 2020 @ 4:30 PM (ET) / 1:30 PM (PT)   Explore More  
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15 Oct 2020
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Listening to Space Images
What if we converted an image of the Milky Way's center to sound? What would you hear? Phil LaMarr takes us on a journey of converting the Milky Way's sights to sounds with Kim Arcand and Matt...
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15 Sep 2020
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: Careers in Planet Hunting
What are planets around other stars really like, and what kinds of people devote their careers to studying them? This show was originally broadcast LIVE on Sep 15th, 2020 @ 4:30 PM (ET) / 1:30 PM...
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5 Aug 2020
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: A 3D Look Into the Orion Constellation
What does the most amazing nebula in the sky look like in 3d? And what do we know about this incredible birthplace of baby stars and planets? Phil LaMarr takes us on a journey to the great nebula in the...
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1 Jun 2020
Virtual Science Talk Ask the Astronomers Live: How Do You Make a Picture of a Galaxy?
Discover the mysteries of the strangely explosive starburst galaxy M82, and see the many versions of it submitted by people from all over the world who participated in NASA's Astrophoto Challenges. These...
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