This Binary Star Is A Super Hot Mess

160,000 light years away, the Tarantula Nebula houses many young, hot stars. But the weirdest is probably the “over-contact” binary named VFTS 352 whose two huge, hot surfaces are touching as they dance rapidly around. Whether as a gamma ray … Continue reading

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Planets Are Everywhere

With the launch of space telescopes like Kepler, humanity has been given a new look at our place in the universe. Planets around other stars are teeming in our galaxy. This video looks at and celebrates these observations and looks … Continue reading

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The Things that Live on Mars 4K

Mars is a world long imbued with possibilities. At the end of the 19th century, the Italian astronomer, Giovanni Schiaparelli, noted markings running down the planet. He connected them in a vast global network. He imagined they were immense structures … Continue reading

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