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A Ripple in Space-Time        NYT        23 February 2016

 

 

 

 

A Ripple in Space-Time | Out There | The New York Times        23 February 2016

 

About a hundred years ago,

Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves,

but until now, they were undetectable.

 

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LIGO Hears a Ripple in Space-Time

By DENNIS OVERBYE, JONATHAN CORUM and JASON DRAKEFORD

NYT        Feb. 11, 2016 | 4:36

 

About a hundred years ago,

Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves,

but until now, they were undetectable.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/science/100000004200661/
what-are-gravitational-waves-ligo-black-holes.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fast and Light to Pluto        NYT        11 July 2015

 

 

 

 

Fast and Light to Pluto | Out There | The New York Times        11 July 2015

 

On July 14, 2015,

the New Horizons spacecraft will zip

past Pluto and its five known moons.

 

Nobody really knows what it will find.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jason Drakeford and Jonathan Corum

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1LUCKNu

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Black Hole Hunters        NYT        13 June 2015

 

 

 

 

Black Hole Hunters | Out There | The New York Times        The New York Times        13 June 2015

 

Astronomers hope the Event Horizon Telescope,

a synchronized network of radio antennas as large as the Earth,

will take the first ever picture of a black hole,

an abyss so deep no light can escape.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Corum and Jason Drakeford

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1FSyaai

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Stunning Views of Earth From the International Space Station        NYT        3 April 2015

 

 

 

 

Stunning Views of Earth From the International Space Station | Out There | The New York Times        3 April 2015

 

The International Space Station is as far as humans go in space these days,

but it is at just the right distance to capture astonishing images of Earth.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Corum and Jason Drakeford

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1yG5RcV

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Birth of a Star        NYT        19 December 2014

 

 

 

 

Birth of a Star | Out There | The New York Times        19 December 2014

 

In galactic nurseries like the Orion Nebula,

clouds of gas and dust mingle,

birthing new stars and planetary systems.

 

The ALMA radio telescope

made a recent observation of possible planets being born.

 

Produced by: Jason Drakeford, Jonathan Corum and Dennis Overbye

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1r38pmX

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A Captured Ice Moon        NYT        6 November 2014
 

 

 

 

A Captured Ice Moon | Out There | The New York Times        6 November 2014

 

Neptune’s moon Triton was the last stop on Voyager 2’s tour of the outer planets.

It is one of the coldest objects in the solar system and a big brother of Pluto,

which NASA will visit next year.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jason Drakeford and Jonathan Corum

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1GqBJs7

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In Space, Echoes of Light        NYT        3 September 2014

 

 

 

 

In Space, Echoes of Light | Out There | The New York Times        3 September 2014

 

Light from exploding stars can live on in the form of echoes,

rippling across space and illuminating clouds of dust and gas

that might otherwise be invisible.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jason Drakeford and Jonathan Corum

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1un0Q8p

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YouTube > NYT        3 September 2014

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Storm Chasing on Saturn        NYT        6 August 2014

 

 

 

 


Storm Chasing on Saturn | Out There | The New York Times

 

The sun is slowly rising over Saturn’s north pole,

exposing an immense six-sided hurricane.

The storm, big enough to swallow four Earths,

was first spotted by the Voyager missions in the early 1980s.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jason Drakeford and Jonathan Corum

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1ofCpZC

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YouTube > NYT        6 August 2014

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The Shadow Universe Revealed        NYT        16 July 2014

 

 

 

 

The Shadow Universe Revealed        16 July 2014

 

Recently astronomers have used a cosmic web imager

to visualize simulations of dark matter,

showing how the large scale structure of the universe grows

and the nests in which galaxies are hatched.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jonathan Corum and Jason Drakeford

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1yqSNsU

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/16/science/space/stalking-the-shadow-universe.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: Major Malfunction        NYT        2 June 2014

 

 

 

 

Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: Major Malfunction | Retro Report | The New York Times        2 June 2014

 

On Jan. 28, 1986,

seven astronauts

"slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God."

America's space program was never the same.

 

Produced by: Retro Report

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http://nyti.ms/1u8bQWN

 

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A Galaxy Far, Far Away...Will Hit Ours        NYT        29 May 2014

 

 

 

 

Recently, Hubble Space Telescope measurements

have confirmed that the Milky Way

will collide with a sibling galaxy known as the Andromeda nebula

in about two billion years.

 

Produced by: Dennis Overbye, Jason Drakeford and Jonathan Corum

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1tU16vk

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Eyes on the Stars        StoryCorps        27 January 2013

 

 

 

 

Eyes on the Stars        StoryCorps        27 January 2013

 

On January 28, 1986,

NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy

when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff.

 

On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair,

who was the second African American to enter space.

 

But first, he was a kid with big dreams

in Lake City, South Carolina.

 

Funding Provided by:

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

National Endowment for the Arts

In partnership with POV.

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction: Bill Wray

Producers: Lizzie Jacobs & Mike Rauch

Animation: Tim Rauch

Audio Produced by: Michael Garofalo

Music: Fredrik

Label: The Kora Records

Publisher: House of Hassle

 


Eyes on the Stars

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