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.


Protostellar Jets (Gallery Explorer)

April 15th, 2008

Episode 12 of 35 episodes

Giant jets from baby stars blow colorful bubbles in interstellar space. Spitzer's infrared view reveals these structures in colorful ways never seen before.

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