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The Sky at Night - The Very Large Telescope

The Sky at Night – The Very Large Telescope

The Sky at Night – The Very Large Telescope – Nestled in the heart of Chile’s arid Atacama Desert, the Very Large Telescope (VLT) stands as a monumental testament to humanity’s quest for cosmic knowledge. This premier observatory has catalyzed paradigm-shifting astronomical discoveries, earning its place in the annals of science through contributions that have garnered Nobel recognition and profoundly […]

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The Sky at Night - Black Holes: Searching for the Unknown

The Sky at Night – Black Holes: Searching for the Unknown

The Sky at Night – Black Holes: Searching for the Unknown – Delving into the vast mysteries of our cosmos, there’s never been a more electrifying period than now to immerse oneself in the enigma of one of space’s most captivating phenomena: black holes. This month, the illustrious team behind ‘The Sky at Night’ embarks on a profound journey, unraveling

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Universe - The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5

Universe – The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5

Universe – The Big Bang: Before the Dawn episode 5: It’s the ultimate question: why are we here? Cutting-edge space missions take us back 13.8 billion years to the very beginning – the origin of the Universe.     Professor Brian Cox asks the ultimate question: how did the Universe come to be? The Universe is daunting in its scale.

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Universe - Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4

Universe – Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4

Universe – Black Holes: Heart of Darkness episode 4: Prof Brian Cox journeys into a supermassive black hole – a monster that can destroy worlds, stop time, and is forcing us to reassess our understanding of reality.     Professor Brian Cox continues his epic exploration of the universe with a journey into darkness. The centre of our galaxy is

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Ancient Aliens - Earths Black Holes

Ancient Aliens – Earths Black Holes

Ancient Aliens – Earths Black Holes: Could black holes exist not just in outer space, but here on Earth? And if so, could Earth’s Black Holes have caused strange disappearances and other inexplicable phenomena for centuries?     The show opens with a 2017 experiment in California where a particle accelerator experiment resulted in the creation of a very tiny

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The Science of Interstellar

The Science of Interstellar

Kip Thorne, the physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific aspects of the film Interstellar, shows us that the movie’s jaw-dropping events and stunning, never-before-attempted visuals are grounded in real science. Thorne shares his experiences working as the science adviser on the film and then moves on to the science itself.     In chapters on wormholes, black holes, interstellar

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Hunt for the Missing Black Holes

Hunt for the Missing Black Holes

Hunt for the Missing Black Holes: New discoveries might finally reveal how supermassive black holes are made, and using the latest technology, experts are on the verge of understanding how these monsters grow and how they affect life on our planet.       Hunt for the Missing Black Holes   A supermassive black hole is the largest type of

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The Sky at Night – Supermassive Black Hole

The Sky at Night episode reveals how the first picture of a supermassive black hole was captured. When the photograph of the hole at the heart of the M87 galaxy was released in April, it captured the world’s imagination and made headlines everywhere.     Chris Lintott reports from behind the scenes, meeting the scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope

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