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Astronomy

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of astronomy.

Video playlists about Astronomy

Way, way out there

17 talks • 4h 21m
Travel across the universe (or is it universes?) to see stunning images of Saturn's rings, hear haunting sounds from distant black holes and catch an infectious sense of wonder about galaxies far, far away.

Are we alone in the universe?

6 talks • 1h 27m
Is Earth really the only life-sustaining planet? These speakers think there might just be something or someone else out there -- and urge us to keep looking for it.

How we study space

11 talks • 2h 13m
Beyond our galaxy, there lies much more to be discovered. Learn how we explore the universe with talks that are definitely out of this world.

Talks about Astronomy

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Exclusive articles about Astronomy

How to catch a ripple in spacetime

How do you build a real-world machine to test the most abstract of theories? Janna Levin talks with Rai Weiss, one of the original designers of LIGO, the four-kilometer-long ins...
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