Professor Stephen W. Morris explains why a domino can knock over another domino about 50% larger than itself.
The oldest recorded supernova was observed by the Chinese in 185 A.D., when documenting a mysterious guest star that remained in the sky for eight months. This is a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented supernova, named RCW 86. Data from four different space telescopes were used to create this image.
A young and exceptionally bright supernova remnant in our Galaxy. Located toward the center of the Milky Way, about 14,700 light years from Earth.
160,000 light years away in a large magellanic cloud 2,400 massive stars in the center of 30 Doradus are producing intense radiation and powerful winds as they blow off material.
At a distance of 1,500 light years the Orion Nebula is one of the closest star formation regions from Earth.
Massive young stars captured by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.
The first flight of Gossamer Penguin, a solar-powered aircraft, took place in California, 1979.
On the Redbird Reed, off the coast of Delaware, subway cars have been intentionally sunk to construct artificial reefs supplementing the marine habitat. The diving researchers defied the poor visibility of the green waters, and detected a vital marine life growing on the cars.
Neil deGrasse Tyson address the importance of prioritizing the American space program and igniting scientific curiosity in the general public.