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The World Outside My Window
This is a great video put together by David Peterson using a montage of photographs from the International Space Station (many from astronaut Don Peteet). More info can be found here Images: http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/ Music: 'Fill My Heart' by Two Steps from Hell Editor: David Peterson
Viewed: 59 times
03/04/14


Roots of Life
This is a beautiful video directed by Rajan Mehta. It combines footage of the aurora borealis and images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Music:
Jihae and Jean Luc Sinclair
Courtesy of Septem Inc.

Film Direction
Rajan Mehta


Cinematography
Rajan Mehta and Mote Sinabel
Goddard Space Center / SDO / NASA for Solar
Imaging films


Editor
Diego Del Sol Garcia
Viewed: 33 times
12/17/13


Astrobiology: Search for Biosignatures in our Solar System and Beyond
On December 4, 2013, the U.S. House Science Committee held a hearing on astrobiology and the search for signs of life in the universe.
Viewed: 62 times
12/06/13


Keep Rolling on Mars
Mobility is a vital part of a rover's mission on the surface of Mars. A team from MIT, Washington University in St. Louis and NASA JPL, has developed a model that accurately simulates rover mobility over various types of soil and terrain.
Viewed: 14 times
09/06/13


Starburst to Star Bust
Astronomers have observed vigorous star formation turning the tables on a galaxy, leaving little fuel for the next generation of stars. These new observations may help solve the mystery of the missing high-mass galaxies that theories predict should exist, but are conspicuously absent. Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF
Viewed: 25 times
07/25/13


Life on Mars - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
Discover how asteroids and microbes flying through space could hold the secret to life on Earth and Mars.
Viewed: 133 times
05/29/13


The Rotating Moon - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
The Moon is like a loyal servant to a Queen, and never turns its back on the Earth. Discover how the Moon's orbit means we always see its best side. Free and quick learning from The Open University in the United Kingdom.
Viewed: 39 times
05/13/13


A Day on Mercury - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
No-one on Mercury could claim there's not enough hours in the day. Find out how you'd pass the time on a planet where a single day lasts two years. Free and quick learning from The Open University in the United Kingdom.
Viewed: 108 times
04/12/13


Exoplanets - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
Planets outside our solar system (exoplanets) are hard to spot... so how do astronomers do it? Free and quick learning from The Open University in the United Kingdom.
Viewed: 77 times
03/23/13


Supernovae - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
Learn about one of the most 'mind blowing' events known in the Universe - a supernova. Free and quick learning from The Open University in the United Kingdom.
Viewed: 51 times
03/15/13


The Big Bang - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy
Just how big was the Big Bang? Discover how scientists have calculated the exact volume of the noise created at the birth of the Universe. Free and quick learning from The Open University in the United Kingdom
Viewed: 75 times
03/08/13


A Mars Rover Parody
This NASA parody has successfully landed on the Internet, no parachute needed. This light-hearted parody, “We’re NASA and We Know It,” reworks LMFAO’s infectious hit “Sexy and I Know It” with new lyrics adjusted for full-throttle space geekiness.
Viewed: 224 times
08/16/12


Mars Impact Experiments
Georgia Tech Assistant Professor Josef Dufek created bomb sags in his lab by propelling particles into sand beds. The demonstration is used to study a sag on the Martian surface, created when a volcano erupted nearly 3.5 billion years ago. The study provides more evidence of water on early Mars.
Viewed: 76 times
05/05/12


A Couple Drops of Fuel to Get to the Moon
Imagine reaching the moon using just a tenth of a liter of fuel. With their ionic motor, MicroThrust, EPFL scientists and their European partners are making this a reality, ushering in a new era of low-cost space exploration. Video Courtesy of EPFL News
Viewed: 163 times
04/04/12


Meteorite expert talks rocks
Meenakshi Wadhwa, director of the Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration, talks about why she has spent her career investigating meteorites.
Viewed: 84 times
01/20/12


Measuring Radiation on Mars
Preparing for future human exploration, NASA's next rover mission to Mars includes the SwRI-built Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD), one of 10 instruments that will assess past and present habitability of the Red Planet. Credit: Southwest Research Institute:
Viewed: 59 times
11/23/11


Causes Of Ice Age Extinctions
Did climate change or humans cause the extinctions of the large-bodied Ice Age mammals (commonly called megafauna) such as the woolly rhinoceros and woolly mammoth? Credit: Texas A&M
Viewed: 36 times
11/07/11


Tool-Use by a Fish
Scientists have discovered a fish that uses tools. The orange-dotted tuskfish was caught on film using a clam to crush a rock.
Viewed: 264 times
09/29/11


The Astronaut's Guide To Life In Space
NPR requested from NASA this 1980s-era video with commentary by astronauts of various missions. The footage, which we edited, arrived on VHS. We don't know much about it, except that it's playful in tone, so we decided to have some fun with it, too. Here's an "instructional video" on survival in space, in case we ever decide to resurrect the program. Credit: Emily Bogle & Mito Habe-Evans/NPR
Viewed: 110 times
08/26/11


Lunar water brings portions of Moon´s origin story into question
New research shows that the Moon has much more water than previously thought. The discovery was published May 26 in Science Express. Read the press release, The Moon is Looking Younger, at: http://www.astrobio.net/pressrelease/4159/the-moon-is-looking-younger
Viewed: 78 times
08/17/11


Robot Seagull
SmartBird is an ultralight but powerful flight model with excellent aerodynamic qualities and extreme agility. The unique robot has helped scientists decipher the flight of birds. Credit: Festo
Viewed: 73 times
08/01/11


Building a tiny "DNA brain" (Part II: experiments)
A collection of videos concerning astrobiology science and missions from a variety of online sources. Credit: Cal Tech, Reference: "Neural Network Computation with DNA Strand Displacement Cascades", Lulu Qian and Erik Winfree and Jehoshua Bruck, Nature, July 21, 2011
Viewed: 42 times
07/24/11


Building a tiny "DNA brain" (Part I: design)
A collection of videos concerning astrobiology science and missions from a variety of online sources. Credit: Cal Tech, Reference: "Neural Network Computation with DNA Strand Displacement Cascades", Lulu Qian and Erik Winfree and Jehoshua Bruck, Nature, July 21, 2011
Viewed: 39 times
07/24/11


X-ray Reveals Fossil Secrets
Scientists have taken a big step in determining what the first birds looked like more than 100 million years ago. Stanford News Service
Viewed: 61 times
07/01/11


Trapping Antihydrogen
A team of researchers has managed to capture antimatter for more than 16 minutes. Soon, they hope to be able to perform spectroscopic experiments on the antihydrogen atoms.
Viewed: 53 times
06/07/11


I'm Your Moon by Jonathan Coulton
Fans of Jonathan Coulton's music might want to check out a video inspired by the song, I'm Your Moon.
Viewed: 50 times
04/25/11


Movie Premiere: First Orbit
A new, free film called "First Orbit" shows a real-time recreation of Yuri Gagarin´s pioneering first orbit of the Earth. The film was created using footage from the International Space Station, Gagarin´s original mission audio and a new musical score by composer Philip Sheppard. For more information about the movie see the First Orbit website.
Viewed: 67 times
04/12/11


Meteorite expert talks rocks
ASU's Meenakshi "Mini" Wadhwa, director of the Center for Meteorite Studies at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, talks about why she has spent her career investigating meteorites.
Viewed: 54 times
03/30/11


If We Had No Moon
Ever wondered what life would be like without the Moon? This video was inspired by the BBC's documentary film "If we had no Moon" and set to music composed by Christine Lavin. By Christine Lavin; Video by Vu Trong Thu
Viewed: 138 times
03/23/11


Outside In
Outside In is a non-profit giant-screen art film that takes audiences on a journey of the mind, heart and spirit from the big bang to the near future via the Cassini-Huygens Mission at Saturn. The goal is to screen this non-narrative documentary with a synchronized light show to audiences in planetariums, museums, galleries and limited IMAX release.
Viewed: 109 times
03/10/11


Ke$ha "Take it Off" parody - "Space Rocks Rock!"
What's the difference between meteors, comets, and asteroids? Find out in this hilarious parody, and learn why space rocks... rock! Lyrics and video by Jank Background images by NASA (JPL, Goddard SVS & more), ESA (STSci &more)
Viewed: 86 times
03/02/11


The Astrobiology of Cancer
Arizona State University professor, Paul Davies, discusses research on the ability of cancer cells to evade our bodies' defenses.
Viewed: 49 times
02/12/11


When Hiberating Microbes Awaken
Dormant microorganisms may greatly influence biodiversity and processes like greenhouse gas emissions. Michigan State University
Viewed: 21 times
02/11/11


For Robust Robots, Let Them Be Babies First
Scientists have designed new robots that change their body forms while learning how to walk. The study might be able to help in developing mobile robots for future exploration missions.
Viewed: 38 times
02/09/11


How was EteRNA created?
Jeehyung Lee of Carnegie Mellon explains on the RNA video game, EteRNA, was created.
Viewed: 37 times
01/14/11


What have we learned from EteRNA?
Adrien Treuille of Carnegie Mellon University discusses how the new video game EteRNA allows gamers to help researchers study how RNA works in living cells.
Viewed: 27 times
01/14/11


What is the EteRNA game?
Adrien Treuille of Carnegie Mellon University explains the EteRNA game, where gamers help real-life researchers study the properties of RNA.
Viewed: 54 times
01/14/11


Ke$ha "We R Who We R" parody - "Astrobiology"
"Are we alone in the universe? Find out all about the search for extraterrestrial life in this educational parody of Ke$ha's hit song, "We R Who We R." Lyrics and video by Jank: http://www.jankjank.com Music by mrskimful
Viewed: 113 times
01/04/11


Richest planetary system discovered
Astronomers using ESO instruments have discovered a remarkable extrasolar planetary system that has some striking similarities to our own Solar System. ESO scientists explain how these faraway planets were detected and exactly what we know about them. Credit: ESO. Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada. Editing: Herbert Zodet. Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida. Written by: Henri Boffin. Narration: Dr. J. Music: movetwo. Footage and photos: ESO. Directed by: Herbert Zodet. Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.
Viewed: 306 times
08/24/10


An Award for your Inner Fish
Neil Shubin, professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Chicago, discusses misconceptions about evolution.
Viewed: 80 times
05/17/10


Resurrected Mammoth Blood
A team of international researchers has brought the primary component of mammoth blood back to life using ancient DNA. From the University of Adelaide.
Viewed: 98 times
05/04/10


Human-Like Robot to Join ISS Crew
NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.
Viewed: 132 times
04/19/10


NASA Robonaut Humanoid Space Robot
NASA's most Avatar-like project to date is the humanoid Robonaut. Development of the Robonaut began in the late 1990s with one goal being the eventual exploration of planetary surfaces. Credit: NASA
Viewed: 133 times
03/16/10


NASA and GM Take a Giant Leap Forward in Robotics
NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries. From NASA JSC.
Viewed: 51 times
03/15/10


The Known Universe
What would it look like to travel across the known universe? To help humanity visualize this, the American Museum of Natural History has produced a modern movie featuring many visual highlights of such a trip. The video starts in Earth's Himalayan Mountains and then dramatically zooms out, showing the orbits of Earth's satellites, the Sun, the Solar System, the extent of humanities first radio signals, the Milky Way Galaxy, galaxies nearby, distant galaxies, and quasars. As the distant surface of the microwave background is finally reached, radiation is depicted that was emitted billions of light years away and less than one million years after the Big Bang. Frequently using the Digital Universe Atlas, every object in the video has been rendered to scale given the best scientific research in 2009, when the video was produced. The film has similarities to the famous Powers of Ten video that has been a favorite of many space enthusiasts for a generation. Credit: American Museum of Natural History
Viewed: 653 times
01/26/10


Diving the Deep-ESP
The Environmental sample processor (ESP) is an automated molecular biology laboratory. Floating in the open ocean or moored in the deep sea, it can detect microbes and other tiny living organisms using their genetic material. For more information on the "Deep-ESP", visit: http://www.mbari.org/topics/technology/tech-instruments.htm#esp
Viewed: 81 times
12/30/09


When Crocodiles Ate Dinosaurs
Credit: National Geographic Channel
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Paul Sereno uncovers new species of crocs that lived in the Sahara 100 million years ago.
Viewed: 110 times
11/20/09


ESO Reports 32 New Planets
Astronomers report the discovery of more than 30 new exoplanets. Credit: ESO Acknowledgements: Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada. Cinematography: Peter Rixner. Editing: Herbert Zodet. Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida. Written by: Henri Boffin and Adam Hadhazy. Host: Dr. J. Narration: Gaitee Hussain. Music: John Dyson from the CD darklight and movetwo. Footage and photos: ESO. Directed by: Herbert Zodet. Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.
Viewed: 369 times
10/20/09


Bombing the Moon - CNN.com
Prior to the LCROSS impact with the moon, CNN's Bill Tucker reports on the mission's goals and how 'bombing' the moon will help future lunar explorers.
Viewed: 104 times
10/09/09


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