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5 Free Astronomy Books

5 Free Astronomy Books

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here we have a list of 5 free astronomy books, which includes a couple of textbooks, as well as lecture notes on various topics in astronomy. For more free books on astronomy, visit our free astronomy book section and the full list of free books. Introduction to Astronomy and Cosmology An Introduction to Astronomical Photometry Extragalactic […]

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An Observatory for Everyone

An Observatory for Everyone

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those of you who haven’t heard about Kickstarter yet, it’s an innovative crowdfunding platform with a mission to help creative projects come to life. The idea is quite simple — each project has a deadline and a minimum sum required to kickoff; then people from all around the world can backup the project by […]

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Physics News of the Week: Gravitational Waves Turn to Dust After Flawed Analysis?

Physics News of the Week: Gravitational Waves Turn to Dust After Flawed Analysis?

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today we’re gonna take a look at the latest events in the world of science. Here are the top 3 discoveries, including the corresponding links. To receive these news straight to your email, register for our newsletter. 1. 60 Year-Old Prediction of Atomic Behavior Confirmed (June 4) A recent discovery by researchers at Washington state […]

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Physics News of the Week: A New Model of Cosmic Evolution and Sun’s Long-Lost Brother

Physics News of the Week: A New Model of Cosmic Evolution and Sun’s Long-Lost Brother

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week the popular physics news headlines featured stories on the new powerful computer simulation that supports the holographic theory in the context of black holes, the new model of cosmic evolution and the discovery of the first star that was born from the same cloud of gas as our Sun. These news are summarized […]

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Radio Astronomy by Peter Quinn

Radio Astronomy by Peter Quinn

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this recent talk/interview Professor Peter Quinn gives a short introduction to radio and optical telescopes and how astronomers use them to make sense of the universe. SKA often mentioned in the video is The Square Kilometer Array, the world’s largest radio telescope, which is used to investigate galaxy evolution, gravity, dark energy, dark matter and […]

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Physics News of the Week: Discovery of Primordial Gravitational Waves and Evidence for Inflation

Physics News of the Week: Discovery of Primordial Gravitational Waves and Evidence for Inflation

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

So last week marked another great discovery which, if confirmed, will likely be a contender for the next Nobel prize. It was of course the discovery of primordial gravitational waves in CMB, which was also concrete evidence for the theory of inflation.  These and other news are discussed below. In order to receive these news […]

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Series of Lectures on Astrophysics and Cosmology

Series of Lectures on Astrophysics and Cosmology

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this playlist we have a series of lectures on Astrophysics, Astronomy and Cosmology. The lectures are organized by the BBVA foundation and feature such guest scientists as Richard Ellis, Simon White, Gerda Horneck and Scott Tremaine. The topics covered include the early universe star clusters and galaxies, astrobiology research, solar system planets and their […]

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The 7 Planets of Gustav Holst

The 7 Planets of Gustav Holst

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this picture we can see the 7 planets of Gustav Holst. “The Planets” (originally called “Seven Pieces for Large Orchestra”) is an orchestral suite written between 1914 and 1916. Each movement is dedicated to a planet from the Solar System and its corresponding astrological character. A high quality recording of “The Planets” played by […]

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