astronomy

A thousand years of observations reveal that there are stars that move in the sky and follow patterns, showing that the Earth is part of a solar system of planets separate from the fixed stars. (www.youtube.com)

Amazing documentary hosted by Stephen Hawking asking the key question so many people have wondered since the beginning of mankind, does a "god" or a "celestial dictator" exist??

Step into the stars in this video from the National Science Foundation with David Charbonneau, associate professor of astronomy at Harvard University. Charbonneau, recipient of NSFs 2009 Alan T. Waterman Award, shares his research on the detection and characterization of extra-solar planets, known as exoplanets.

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