This Is the Biggest Neutron Star Collision We’ve Ever Detected

Gravitational waves resulting from crashing neutron stars have rocked our universe once again. And while you may not have felt it, LIGO sure did. And these gravitational waves are the ripples from a collision of the most massive neutron star pair we have ever witnessed. As you may know, this isn’t LIGO’s first rodeo with […]

Could Earth Be Moved to a New Solar System? – Offworld Episode 32

welcome back to offer old the show where we talk about all things space exploration and pop culture I’m Ariel Waldman and I’m norm Chan and the movie were only talking about this week well was released this year – not great fanfare at least in the United States it was absolutely huge in China […]

How Large is the Universe?

The universe has long captivated us with its immense scales of distance and time. How far out does it stretch? Where does it end, and what lies beyond the star fields and the streams of galaxies that extend as far as telescopes can see? These questions are beginning to yield to a series of extraordinary […]

Black Holes are WAY Smaller than You Think

Hi, everybody, this is black hole M87. NGC 4486 or Virgo A, it’s a supermassive black hole and the first ever seen by our jelly-filled light buckets. Virgo a is six and a half million times more massive than our Sun. But like, how big is it not like how massive but like how large […]

Physics All Around Us, with Neil deGrasse Tyson | StarTalk Full Episode

– This is StarTalk. I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson, your personal astrophysicist. I hail from the American Museum of Natural History right here in New York City, where I serve as Director of the Hayden Planetarium. And today we’ve got a Cosmic Queries edition of StarTalk, with my co-host Chuck Nice. – Hey, Neil. – Chuck, […]

The first image of a black hole: A three minute guide

This is the first direct image ever taken of a black hole, courtesy of the Event Horizon Telescope. Creating this image required more data than any other scientific experiment in history. So how did they do it? Up until now most measurements of black holes were indirect, like this time lapse of stars at the […]

Surprising Ways the Solar System Could End | Unveiled

The Surprising Ways the Solar System Could End Our planet has gone through a number of mass extinctions, yet somehow life has managed to survive. But the Earth is only one small part of the solar system as a whole… and it would take a lot more than a single stray meteor to threaten the […]

What is a Black Hole? – Stephen Hawking’s final theory

We want to thank Google’s science journal app for supporting PBS Digital Studios black holes they’re weird In a recent paper about them seems to me to be the strangest one yet black holes might be covered in hair I’m Diana you’re watching physics girl It’s been a while since I made a YouTube video […]