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Understanding Black Holes (Part 2)

2 Nov

What’s the Difference Between Black Holes?

Specifically, Intermediate Mass Black Holes (IMBH) and Super Massive Black Holes (SMBH). Hope you enjoy it!


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Awesome Nearby Star Systems

6 Jun

Nearby extrasolar planets are everywhere! Which is awesome sauce if you ask me.

How to Find Exoplanets (Transit Method)

17 May

How do astronomers find planets outside of the solar system? With the cunning use of spectroscopy.

How To Find An Extrasolar Planet (Using Radial Velocity)

8 Apr Extrasolar_Planet_237_by_Netherwulf


Finding extrasolar planets is hard.  But humans are pretty dang clever.

You’re no match for us, space.

Just give up.

Galaxies for Beginners

19 Mar Galaxies


This is a very brief introduction to galaxies.  It is more of a primer video, so if you don’t know anything about galaxies – you’ve come to the right place! 😀

Voyager 1: Is It Out of the Solar System?

12 Nov Voyager Space Probe

About two months ago, we found out that Voyager 1 crossed the edge of the Heliosphere and into the Interstellar Medium.  But what does that mean… exactly?  Is it out of the Solar System?

Globular Clusters (Sagittarius Part 1)

12 Sep Messier 22

This is my favorite constellation!  Go outside.  Go look.  Do it.  Now.

Here is a star map for you.

Common Questions No. 1

18 Jun Alien World

So I was thinking of doing an ‘Ask The Nerd’ type of channel, just for all those fairly straightforward questions.  Hope you enjoy!



If you have any questions, as always, feel free to ask.  If the answer’s straightforward, it’ll wind up in one of these.  😀