Beauty in the Heavens
Three of the most beautiful sights that we can observe in the sky are the Aurora Borealis and eclipses of the Sun and Moon. This lecture explains how such phenomena arise, describes what we can see and gives details of upcoming eclipses.
Ian Morison is an astronomer and astrophysicist who served as the 35th Gresham Professor of Astronomy.
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|Wonders of the Solar System
This is a BBC science documentary series presented by Professor Brian Cox, exploring some of the most amazing features of our solar system.
When light from the Sun and the Moon enters our atmosphere, it is sometimes reflected, refracted and dispersed by tiny ice crystals, water droplets and dust to produce a whole host of fantastic atmospheric visions.
|400 Years of the Telescope
This lecture coincides with the 400th anniversary of the first use of a telescope to observe the heavens by Galileo Galilei in 1609.