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The Expanding Universe

tags: Alex Filippenko, Josh Frieman, FermiLab, astronomy, astrophysics, Science Bulletins, research, American Museum of Natural History, AMNH, New York City, space, nature, universe, The Expanding Universe, streaming video In 1998, astrophysicists discovered a baffling phenomenon: the Universe is expanding at an ever-faster rate. Either an enigmatic force called dark energy is to blame or a…

The Known Universe

tags: The Known Universe, education, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video The Known Universe is an educational video about the new exhibit at AMNH that takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen…

tags: Biosphere 2, environment, biophilia, green living, Jane Poynter, TEDTalks, streaming video In this video, Jane Poynter tells her story of living two years and 20 minutes in Biosphere 2 — an experience that provoked her to explore how we might sustain life in the harshest of environments. This is the first TED talk drawn…

AMNH Subway Art #69

tags: astronomy, solar system, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife Since I am having trouble getting out to roam the city and take pictures, I thought I’d return us to the upstairs subway platform at AMNH for a couple days to look at a few pieces that I haven’t yet shared with you. Solar system as…

Space Sunset

tags: astronomy, South Pacific Ocean, sunset, hubble telescope, Image of the Day Sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Image: NASA (2007). [wallpaper size].