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Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

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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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167 Ratings
Average Ratings
105
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13
10
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!
Cover image of Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

Updated 9 days ago

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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: Andromeda, Beauty and the Beast (Showcase)

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In Greek Mythology, the Princess Andromeda was sacrificed to appease a sea monster's appetite. But astronomers are learning that the Andromeda Galaxy is less the spiral beauty and more the voracious beast.
May 14 2007
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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: Catching a GLIMPSE of the Milky Way

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Welcome home! This is our Milky Way galaxy as you’ve never seen it before. Ten years in the making, this is the clearest infrared panorama of our galactic home ever made, courtesy of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
Mar 20 2014
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Rank #4: Galactic Center (Gallery Explorer)

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The fantastic structures at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy, hidden from us in visible light, are revealed through infrared imagery.
May 30 2007
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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: The W5 Stellar Blast Furnace (Showcase)

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It's a chaotic region, sculpted by the glare of one generation of massive stars that's giving rise to the next.
Dec 26 2008
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Rank #9: Homes Away From Home? Revisiting the Seven Planets of TRAPPIST-1

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One year ago, astronomers announced the discovery that seven roughly Earth-sized worlds orbited around the nearby star TRAPPIST-1. Now a year later, additional data have refined our understanding of these planets.We now know more about the TRAPPIST-1 system than any other solar system other than our own.
Feb 22 2018
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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: Trilogy of Terror (Showcase)

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For Halloween, a trilogy of spooky star-forming regions tell a haunting tale of the lives and deaths of stars.
Oct 30 2007
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Rank #12: 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 #13: Protostellar Jets (Gallery Explorer)

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Giant jets from baby stars blow colorful bubbles in interstellar space. Spitzer's infrared view reveals these structures in colorful ways never seen before.
Apr 15 2008
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Rank #14: 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 #15: Eta Carinae (Gallery Explorer)

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The beautiful Carina nebula, stretching 200 light years across space, has been shredded by ultraviolet radiation and winds from a behemoth of a star.
Jul 20 2007
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