Introduction to Astrophotography – Awni Hafedh


Awni Hafedh of the University Lowbrow Astronomers presents an introduction to Astrophotography using a minimal of equipment to start out. He highlights the equipment needed, the basic techniques for capturing raw images and some post-processing techniques for making the most Continue reading →

How to Pronounce Uranus

Uranus - how do YOU pronounce it? This video by CGP Grey on YouTube is hilarious and educational; the history of how the 7th planet got its name is not something you'll find in middle and high school astronomy textbooks. Continue reading →

The Life Cycle of Stars – Institute of Physics

The life-cycle of stars is fascinating; the fact that the carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and other elements that make up you, and everything around you, was created in the cores of stars, or during supernova explosions - that is astounding! Cover Continue reading →

Cassini Mission to Saturn Grand Finale


The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for this video's coverage of the Cassini mission's Grand Finale at Saturn. The award was presented Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards Continue reading →

Evolution of the Moon – NASA


From year to year, the moon never seems to change. Craters and other formations appear to be permanent now, but the moon didn't always look like this. Thanks to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we now have a better look at Continue reading →

Tour of the Moon – NASA


Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north and south poles, we highlight interesting features, sites, Continue reading →

Curiosity Mars Rover Landing


An animation depicting key events of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity) mission, which launched in Nov. of 2011 and landed on Mars in Aug. of 2012 using an innovative (and frightening) "Sky Crane" to place the rover on Mars' surface. Continue reading →

Σverything Λstronomy – Student Science Channel at the University of Michigan


YouTube channel for Σverything Λstronomy, where you can see discussions of a wide range of astronomy topics. Website: Twitter: Spotify: