Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA's Spitzer Science Center / NASA / Caltech

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Witness our universe in a whole new way! This video series (in 720p HD) highlights some of the most exciting discoveries from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In-depth 'Showcase' features, striking 'Gallery Explorer' montages, and other whimsical specials take you beyond the visible to a universe of dust and stars hidden from Earth-bound eyes. Spitzer is the infrared component of the NASA Great Observatory program which also includes Hubble (visible), Chandra (x-ray), and Compton (gamma ray). For faster, iPod-compatible downloads search for the companion 'Hidden Universe' standard definition feed, also available on iTunes.


Possible Nearby Exoplanet Smaller than Earth (Update)

August 7th, 2012

Episode 32 of 34 episodes

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have detected what they believe is an alien world just two-thirds the size of Earth - one of the smallest on record!

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