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.

100 Greatest Discoveries - Astronomy
This contains thirteen important discoveries in astronomy, including Copernican cosmology, Johannes Kepler's laws of planetary and Hubble's Law.

Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy
Taught by Dr. Bruce Bett, this is an introductory astronomy survey course with a strong emphasis in planetary science.

My Favorite Universe
This consists of twelve lectures taught by Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson, looking at 12 interesting subjects about the Universe.

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
This covers a wide range of scientific subjects including the origin of life and a perspective of our planet in the universe.

Cosmic Journeys
This explores the cutting-edge stories about the origins of the universe, black holes, exploding stars, the search for ET life, and the nature of the planets.

A Science Odyssey - Mysteries of the Universe
This program reveals the stories of the men and women who have struggled to make and understand the twentieth century's most astonishing discoveries in physics and astronomy.

The Universe
This looks at the sun, individual planets in the solar system, alien galaxies, the search for extraterrestrial life, and scientific theories such as the Big Bang.

Stephen Hawking's Universe
This is an astronomical documentary series hosted by Stephen Hawking, discussing the history of astronomy, origins of the universe, dark matter and black holes.

How the Universe Works
This is a Discovery Channel documentary series narrated by Mike Rowe, providing a guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons.

The Cosmos: A Beginner's Guide
This is a BBC documentary series presented by Adam Hart-Davis, offering an introductory look at the world beyond us.

This is a BBC documentary series hosted and narrated by Sam Neill explaining the extraordinary phenomena that form the Universe.

Wonders of the Universe
This reveals how the most fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe, but the story of us all.

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman
This is a Science Channel documentary series narrated by Morgan Freeman, exploring the mysteries of the universe.

Dark Matter, Dark Energy: The Dark Side of the Universe
This consists of twenty-four lectures taught by Professor Sean Carroll, introducing modern cosmology through a focus on dark matter and dark energy.

Dark Matter and Dark Energy
This contains science documentaries and links to lectures dealing with dark matter and dark energy thought to make up around 96% of the universe.

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