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How Does the Kepler Telescope Work?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In March 2009, NASA launched the Kepler Space Telescope to look for exoplanets. Almost immediately, it identified planets and has continued to work for many years. An informative video introduces this telescope, how it works, and shares...
From Kepler to Webb: The History of the Telescope
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Hubble Telescope is approximately the size of a school bus, but the new Webb Telescope will be approximately the size of a tennis court. The history of the telescope, from its invention to to what it takes to make one, is the focus...
What We Learned from the Kepler Space Telescope
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Kepler Space Telescope ran out of fuel in October 2018. Learn what the telescope communicated to scientists before its demise! A video lesson from the SciShow Space series highlights the important data the Kepler Space Telescope gave...
How Small Are We in the Scale of the Universe?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are so many galaxies in the universe that the vast majority of them are too distant for the human eye to perceive. An astronomy video discusses the Hubble Telescope's Deep Field image from 1995 and the eXtreme Deep Field image...
What's in the Darkest Part of the Sky? The Hubble Deep Field
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Prepare to be amazed! Look deep into the darkest part of the night sky, courtesy of a video from a vast physics playlist. Young astronomers see hundreds of galaxies through the eye of the Hubble Telescope.