Documentary : Secrets of the Sun

It contains 99.9 percent of all the matter in our solar system and sheds, hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most... Continue Reading →

Wow : View of our Earth from the Mars

  The Earth was about 99 million miles away at that point, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Curiosity traveled a much longer distance to get to Mars because both planets are constantly in motion. Any Martian or Earthling who happened to be visiting wouldn't need such a special camera to see the same thing.... Continue Reading →

What does the universe look like on small scales? On large scales? Humanity is discovering that the universe is a very different place on every proportion that has been explored. For example, so far as we know, every tiny proton is exactly the same, but every huge galaxy is different. On a more familiar scales, a small glass table top to a human is... Continue Reading →

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