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Project SunbYte: Outreach

The Sheffield University Nova Balloon Lifted Solar Telescope (SunbYte) is a high-altitude balloon experiment devised and run largely by students at the University of Sheffield. Watch to find out a…

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Star Death

Paul Crowther provides an overview of the final stages in the evolution stars, including Planetary Nebulae and supernovae, enhanced by stunning images from NASA spacecraft and artists impressions of…

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Background to the Sounds of the Cosmos

Professor Paul Crowther and Stewart Campbell talk about their plans for the groundbreaking Sounds of the Cosmos. They discuss the format of the event, challenges faced along the way and the…

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The Future

Paul Crowther provides an overview of the contemporary questions in astrophysics, including the nature of dark matter, the search for planets around other stars and how they will be addressed by…

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Galaxies and The Universe

Paul Crowther provides an overview of the different types of galaxy, plus galaxy clusters and the three dimensional structure of the local Universe , enhanced by stunning images from NASA spacecraft,…

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The Solar System

Paul Crowther provides an overview of the planets, asteroids and comets within our Solar System, plus a sense of its scale, enhanced by stunning images from astronauts and NASA, ESA spacecraft.

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The Milky Way

Paul Crowther provides an overview of the content of our Milky Way galaxy, including its central supermassive black hole, our satellite galaxies and the future merger of our Milky Way and Andromeda,…

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