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Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

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Rank #59 in Natural Sciences category

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Natural Sciences
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Witness our universe in a whole new way! This video series (in 720p High Definition for Apple TV and hi-res monitors) highlights some of the most exciting discoveries from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In-depth 'Showcase' features, striking 'Gallery Explorer' montages, and other whimsical specials take you beyond the visible to a universe of dust and stars hidden from Earth-bound eyes. Spitzer is the infrared component of the NASA Great Observatory program which also includes Hubble (visible), Chandra (x-ray), and Compton (gamma ray). For faster, iPod-compatible downloads search for the companion 'Hidden Universe' standard definition feed, also available on iTunes.

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Witness our universe in a whole new way! This video series (in 720p High Definition for Apple TV and hi-res monitors) highlights some of the most exciting discoveries from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In-depth 'Showcase' features, striking 'Gallery Explorer' montages, and other whimsical specials take you beyond the visible to a universe of dust and stars hidden from Earth-bound eyes. Spitzer is the infrared component of the NASA Great Observatory program which also includes Hubble (visible), Chandra (x-ray), and Compton (gamma ray). For faster, iPod-compatible downloads search for the companion 'Hidden Universe' standard definition feed, also available on iTunes.

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what a great podcast. please make more.

By Saj in ny - Jun 26 2015
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I really miss these podcasts. They were insightful and funny. Please bring them back.

Very informative

By Big Ben Kid - May 02 2011
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Beautiful HD pics! And very good information!

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169 Ratings
Average Ratings
106
19
13
11
20

what a great podcast. please make more.

By Saj in ny - Jun 26 2015
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I really miss these podcasts. They were insightful and funny. Please bring them back.

Very informative

By Big Ben Kid - May 02 2011
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Beautiful HD pics! And very good information!
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Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

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Rank #59 in Natural Sciences category

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Witness our universe in a whole new way! This video series (in 720p High Definition for Apple TV and hi-res monitors) highlights some of the most exciting discoveries from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In-depth 'Showcase' features, striking 'Gallery Explorer' montages, and other whimsical specials take you beyond the visible to a universe of dust and stars hidden from Earth-bound eyes. Spitzer is the infrared component of the NASA Great Observatory program which also includes Hubble (visible), Chandra (x-ray), and Compton (gamma ray). For faster, iPod-compatible downloads search for the companion 'Hidden Universe' standard definition feed, also available on iTunes.

Rank #1: Possible Nearby Exoplanet Smaller than Earth (Update)

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Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have detected what they believe is an alien world just two-thirds the size of Earth - one of the smallest on record!
Aug 07 2012
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Rank #2: The Milky Way Big Picture (Showcase)

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Two and a half billion infrared pixels are exposing our own Galaxy in this new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope!
Oct 30 2008
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Rank #3: The Galactic Center Revisited (Gallery Explorer)

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Hiding behind the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius is the center of our own Milky Way galaxy, over 25,000 light years away. This patch of sky is mostly dark in visible light, shrouded by dust clouds that lie between us and the Galactic center. But the infrared vision of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope sees through the dust showing us this strange and tumultuous region.
Aug 23 2011
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Rank #4: The North America Nebula (Gallery Explorer)

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Seen here in visible light, the North America Nebula strangely resembles its namesake continent. Expanding our view to include infrared light, the dark dust lanes and concealed stars glow in red colors while the continental gas clouds shift to an ocean-­‐like blue. Pushing entirely into the infrared spectrum, we see even more detail in the convoluted dust clouds.
Feb 10 2011
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Rank #5: Orion Nebula (Gallery Explorer)

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Explore the dusty secrets of the Orion Nebula through Spitzer's infrared vision.
Jun 18 2009
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Rank #6: The X-Planets (Showcase)

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These two extreme planets have set the records for the hottest and windiest known worlds anywhere.
Dec 22 2007
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Rank #7: Special: M51 & Gizmo

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What makes the Earth livable? In this animated cartoon, innocent alien M51 moves the Earth into a closer orbit around the sun, and learns an important lesson about life in the Universe.
Jun 28 2007
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Rank #8: When Worlds Collide (Showcase)

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When worlds collide, the result is spectacular, and astronomers think they’ve detected the aftermath of such an event around another star.
Jun 01 2010
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Rank #9: The Art of Exoplanets

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While astronomers have identified over 500 planets around other stars, they’re all too small and distant to fill even a single pixel in our most powerful telescopes. That’s why science must rely on art to help us imagine these strange new worlds.
Dec 23 2010
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Rank #10: Cygnus X Marks the Spot (Gallery Explorer)

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Over the last half century this Cygnus X has been yielding its secrets to the scrutiny of infrared observations. NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has now provided the best view yet of what we now know is one of the largest single areas of star formation in our Milky Way galaxy.
May 21 2012
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Rank #11: Echoes of a Supernova (Showcase)

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A supernova flash echoing through surrounding dust clouds has given astronomers a virtual time machine for studying the light from the explosion that nobody saw.
Jun 13 2008
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Rank #12: Helix Nebula (Gallery Explorer)

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The eerie Helix nebula, created from the outer layers of a dying star once like our own, reveals secrets to the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Sep 05 2007
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Rank #13: The Omega Nebula (Gallery Explorer)

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The Omega Nebula, or M17, is a star-forming region in the constellation of Sagittarius and is about 6,000 light years away.
Feb 02 2009
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Rank #14: A Galaxy of a Different Color (Showcase)

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To commemorate this International Year of Astronomy, three of NASA's flagship observatories have put a new spin on how we see the Pinwheel Galaxy!
Apr 08 2009
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Rank #15: Galaxies (Gallery Explorer)

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Galaxies take on striking new colors and structures when viewed by the infrared eye of the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Nov 30 2007
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