Everything you should know about TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets


By: Physics Girl

Originally published on Mar 1, 2017

The TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet system has seven earth-like planets and is only 39 lightyears away! I am joined by Professor Adam Burgasser and Dr. Katherine Deck, both astrophysicists on the Nature paper to discuss the discovery of this planetary system.

Check out this TRAPPIST video by PBS SpaceTime! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h871o…

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Creator: Dianna Cowern
Editor, Videographer, Host, Head Nerd, Puller-of-all-Nighter-to-Finish-Video: Dianna Cowern

Visuals: ESO/NASA
Ocean Visual: Pixabay
Music: APM/YouTube

Sources: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/…

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Jerobeam Fenderson – Planets


By: Jerobeam Fenderson

Originally published on Oct 3, 2016

Track 6 of the audiovisual album Oscilloscope Music
available at http://oscilloscopemusic.com

What you see is what you hear: The audio signal is fed directly into the oscilloscope, where vector graphics are drawn with sound.
Filmed from an analog Tektronix 5103N scope.

left audio channel: horizontal deflection
right audio channel: vertical deflection

software used: Max MSP (spiral objects, etc.), OsciStudio & blender (teapot orbit & wireframe 3D objects), Ableton Live

How that bouncy ball is made (Max for Live): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u2yn…

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When the Soviets Photographed the Surface of Venus – It Happened in Space #9


By: Scientific American Space Lab

Originally published on Sep 17, 2013

In the 1970s, the Soviet Union turned its attention to Venus and managed to take the first pictures on the surface of another world with the Venera landers.

More to explore:

When the Veneras Challenged Venus’ Hellish Atmosphere (Discovery News)

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Jupiter: Into the Unknown (NASA Juno Mission Trailer)


By: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Originally published on Jun 15, 2016

Secrets lie deep within Jupiter, shrouded in the solar system’s strongest magnetic field and most lethal radiation belts. On July 4, 2016, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will plunge into uncharted territory, entering orbit around the gas giant and passing closer than any spacecraft before. Juno will see Jupiter for what it really is, but first it must pass the trial of orbit insertion.

For more information: http://www.nasa.gov/juno and http://missionjuno.swri.edu

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