Date Added: August 11, 2016
Here it is, folks: the end. In our final episode of Crash Course Astronomy, Phil gives the course a send off with a look at some of his favorite topics and the big questions that Astronomy allows us to ask.
Thank you for watching. -- Crash Course Astronomy Poster: store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-astronomy-poster PBS Digital Studios: youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Follow Phil on Twitter: twitter.com/badastronomer Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support CrashCourse on Patreon: www.patreon.com/crashcourse -- PHOTOS/VIDEOS Exoplanet, thick atmosphere - Artist’s Impression www.nasa.gov/images/content/681727main_kepler47_art_full.jpg [credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle] Exoplanet, Earth-like - Artist’s Impression www.gemini.edu/images/pio/News/2014/pr2014_03/AAAS/quintana4HR.jpg [credit: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-CalTech] James Webb Space Telescope www.stsci.edu/~levay/presres/jwst/jwst05_new-config.jpg [credit: Northrop Grumman Space Technology] Hubble's High-Definition Panoramic View of the Andromeda Galaxy hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2015/02/ [credit: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and L.C. Johnson (University of Washington), the PHAT team, and R. Gendler] Bennu's Journey svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=20220 [credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab] Wedding Lanterns www.flickr.com/photos/jirka_matousek/12431704084 [credit: Jirka Matousek] Balloon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Echo#/media/File:Echo_II.jpg [credit: NASA] Naked-eye Venus photo taken by Phil Plait Cygnus Reentry www.flickr.com/photos/astro_alex/14760660030/in/set-72157645670772466/ [credit: ESA/NASA] Moon www.eso.org/public/archives/images/large/potw1023a.jpg [credit: G. Gillet/ESO] Progress M-10M reentry plasma trail commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Progress_M-10M_reentry_plasma_trail.jpg [credit: NASA] Alien Worlds www.cfa.harvard.edu/sites/www.cfa.harvard.edu/files/images/pr/2011-30/1/hires.jpg [credit: David Aguilar / CfA] Beyond the Visible: The Story of the Very Large Array www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqX9vLj3_7w [credit: NRAO] Barred spiral bares all www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1035a/ [credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA] Hi hello www.flickr.com/photos/bencanales/8745890764/sizes/l [credit: Ben Canales, www.thestartrail.com/] Course Index
In this Crash Course series, marvel at the wonders of astronomy with your host for this intergalactic adventure, the Bad Astronomer himself -- Phil Plait. In just 40 short lessons, you will learn the basics of the oldest science known to humanity.
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