Learn Through Videos: Astronomy

This is a collection of links to educational videos related to astronomy and cosmology, which are made for a general audience. What is out there? Where do we come from? How did the universe begin? What is a star made of? Are black holes real? Are we alone? Is there another Earth? What are dark matter and dark energy? From the birth of the universe, through the emergence of life in the universe, to dark matter and dark energy, there are numerous questions about the world above us. The videos listed in this collection consist of lectures and documentary films that help us better-understand the universe in an amusing way. They cover a variety of topics: Big Bang, Black Holes, extraterrestrial life, dark matter, dark energy, galaxies, mankind's space exploration, multiverse, planets, stars and stargazing, telescopes, and the lives and works of great astronomers.

A Traveller's Guide to the Planets
This is a National Geographic documentary series hosted by Bray Poor, exploring the pleasures and pitfalls of travel to the planets of our Solar System.

The Story of Science: What is out there?
This episode attempts to explain how our view about the cosmos has evolved from the ancient Greece to the present.

This film leads viewers on a journey to the beginning of time and to the depths of space, in search of the first stirrings of life and its traces on other worlds.

Inside the Milky Way
This is a National Geographic documentary which takes us on a journey across 100,000 light-years to witness key moments in the history of the Milky Way.

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
This is a science documentary series written by Stephen Hawking, dealing with secrets of the universe.

Stephen Hawking's Grand Design
Physicist Stephen Hawking attempts to unravel the truths of the Universe by exploring some of the biggest questions of all time.

Stephen Hawking
This is a collection of films and web documents related to Stephen Hawking, a British theoretical physicist and cosmologist.

Big Bang
This contains documentary films about the Big Bang theory explaining how the Universe came into the existence out of nothing.

Black Holes
This contains documentary films explaining the mysterious nature of black holes and other kinds of cosmic holes such as white holes and wormholes.

Parallel Universes
This contains documentary films introducing multiverse (or parallel universes) and explaining how physicists search for evidence of parallel universes.

The Fabric of the Cosmos
This is a PBS documentary series presented by Brian Greene, exploring cutting-edge scientific concepts about the nature of time and space, the weird realm of quantum physics, and multiverse.

How Big is the Universe?
How big is the Universe that we live in? This film follows the cosmologists who are creating the most ambitious map in history - a map of everything in existence.

How Small is the Universe?
Horizon plunges down the biggest rabbit-hole in history in search of the smallest thing in the Universe. It is a journey where things don't just become smaller but also a whole lot weirder.

Einstein's Biggest Blunder
This is a documentary about Einstein's formula on gravity and the universe. It begins from Newtonian view of the universe then takes you through the General Relativity and the Flatness problem.

Journey to the Edge of the Universe
This is narrated by Alec Baldwin and Sean Pertwee, and documents a space journey from Earth to the edge of the universe itself.

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