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96%VideoSep 2015

To Scale: The Solar System

(7:07) On a dry lake bed in Nevada, is the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.

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95%VideoApr 2013

The Known Universe

(6:31) Stunning journey through the known universe as mapped through astronomical observations.

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95%VideoMay 2011

Wonders of the Stoner System

(2:09) Professor Brian Cox mashed up. If you thought he left the world of D:Ream and pop behind in the nineties, then think again.

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94%VideoAug 2012

The realities of sending man to Mars

(1:59) Mars is not the moon only a bit further away. Canadian astronaut Julie Payette explains the realities of sending human beings to Mars.

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94%VideoJul 2013

The Sun

(3:35) About half way through its life, the sun is large enough to hold one million Earths.

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94%VideoNov 2017

Scientists detect first interstellar asteroid

(3:15) Unlike any other asteroid or comet observed in our solar system.

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93%VideoJan 2012

Voyager probes boldly go where none have gone before

(3:30) After 34 years in space, NASA's Voyager probes will soon cross the boundary of our solar system into interstellar space.

90%AnimationFeb 2011

What if other planets orbited our world at the same distance as the moon?

(1:18) Big is relative and as humans beings on Earth, the planet itself is about the biggest thing we are ever likely to encounter. Leave the planet and Earth starts looking very small. And this is just compared to other planets in our own solar system.

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90%VideoDec 2012

When the Moon ate Jupiter on Christmas Day

(1:43) Lunar occultation of Jupiter, 25 December 2012. Our solar system's largest planet Jupiter is masked by the Moon, as seen from Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil.

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90%VideoJul 2012

Voyager leaves the Solar System

(7:42) 70s state-of-the-art technology is the furthest man-made object.

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