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Astronomy update

First, a great video from Sixty Symbols describing the work of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics winners:

Exoplanets and Cosmology – Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

Next, an update from John Michael Godier on the latest interstellar visitor, Comet Borisov:

Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov Update For October 12, 2019

Follow-up note: Here is extra footage about the work of Dr. James Peebles. If you found the first video above interesting, you will want to watch this too.

A new favorite video channel

As the title states, I have a new addition to my list of favorite video channels.  Created by Dr. Becky Smethurst, the Dr. Becky channel is a weekly show about astrophysics.  Here is this week’s episode:


I first saw Dr. Becky in her appearances in Brady Haran’s YouTube channels Sixty Symbols and Deep Sky Videos – which are both great and you should subscribe to all three.

The Big Bang happened on a Tuesday. Really. As best we can tell.

Tuesday, March 6, if you want a bit more precision.  You may well ask, “How do we know this?”  Well, take a few minutes out of your busy schedule and be illuminated by the video below:


It may well be that Tuesday Afternoon by The Moody Blues could be heard, echoing through time in the background.

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