Moonquakes and Marsquakes

SciShow Space explores the origins of Earthquakes that aren’t on Earth. Moonquakes and Marsquakes can happen, too!

Rogue Planets, Loners of the Universe

Meet one of the newest celestial bodies to be discovered: rogue planets, worlds that hurtle around the galaxy without any parent star. Caitlin Hofmeister explains how we found them, and where we think they might have come from.

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SciShow Space News: SpaceX’s Awesome New Craft, and ‘Mega-Earth’ Discovered

SciShow Space gives you the latest news from around the universe, including the discovery of a new class of exoplanet dubbed a “mega-Earth,” and a tour of SpaceX’s new crewed vehicle, the Dragon V2.

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What Is Gravitational Lensing?

Learn more about gravitational lensing with host Caitlin Hofmeister.

New Supernova, and Internet on the Moon

SciShow Space shares the latest news from the around the universe, including the first supernova observed in real time, and Internet service on the moon. Finally!

Minerva and the New Hunt for Alien Worlds

SciShow explains the science of detecting exoplanets — planets in orbit around distant stars — and how a new observatory being built in California may open up whole new worlds to us, literally!

The Strange Scourge of Light Pollution

Light pollution — it’s not just the bane of light sleepers and frustrated astronomers. It also is tinkering with the biological cycles of all kinds of living things, including us! SciShow takes you behind the glare to understand the effects of artificial light and how we can fight this pollution of the night sky.

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The Asteroid Belt: Not What You Think! 

Buckle up for a trip to the asteroid belt — though it’s not nearly as dangerous out there as you might think. But there’s a LOT waiting to be discovered, including some crucial clues about the formation of the solar system itself.

Solar Flares and a Virtual Universe 

SciShow Space takes you inside solar flares, and how we’ve managed to get the best look at one yet, along with news about a new, Web-based simulation of the earliest days of the universe that you can explore yourself!


The Far Future of the Universe

It’s natural to wonder what the future has in store for us. While we may not be able to predict what will happen to us tomorrow, science has made some pretty strong predictions about what will happen to the universe in the eons to come.

From the rearrangement of the constellations and meteorite impacts to the evaporation of our oceans and the stars themselves going out, there’s a lot of stuff to (not) look forward to.

Sure, the universe might not have a happy ending, but that just makes today more special, doesn’t it? Plus, BLACK HOLES.

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