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Astronomy Cast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 134: Ultraviolet Astronomy

April 20th, 2009

Episode 155 of 470 episodes

Our next visit in this tour through the electromagnetic spectrum is the ultraviolet. You can't see it, but anyone who's spent a day out in the hot sun without sunblock has sure experienced its effects. Ultraviolet radiation is associated with the birth of stars and some of the hottest places in the Universe.

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