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The Known Universe

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. 34 more words

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Universally Educational

Rose Eveleth’s article wonderfully illustrates the benefits of collaboration for a plethora of purposes. The American Museum of Natural History held it’s first hackathon this past Friday at the Hayden Planetarium where dozens of developers and hackers created tools using an astronomical amount of data. 199 more words

Passionately Curious - Living on the Edge

The universe is weird. Like, really friggin’ weird. There are things like a cosmic speed limit and magical buzz words like ‘Dark Matter’ and ‘Dark Energy’, and a plethora of other strange and mysterious subjects that even those who work on them their entire lives might never truly understand. 1,390 more words

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