Astronomy

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

Video playlists about Astronomy

The mystery and wonder of stars

4 talks • 36:03
Zoom into the strange wonder and potential of stars in our universe.

What’s really floating out in space?

7 talks • 1h 7m
The answer is satellites, stars, planets, asteroids and maybe even aliens.

The lights and sounds of the universe

6 talks • 1h 6m
Find out what sound a black hole makes, if (possible) alien life is blocking star light and other astounding things happening in our galaxy -- and beyond.

How we study space

17 talks • 3h 5m
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.

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 Rainer Weiss, one of the designers of LIGO, the four-km-long instrument that ...
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