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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.

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The One Ring of Saturn (Showcase)

November 25th, 2009

Episode 21 of 35 episodes

Astronomers have found One Ring to rule them all, not in the land of Mordor, but around Saturn, the Lord of the Rings of the solar system.

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