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Infinitenight2093
2011-Jan-08, 04:47 PM
The title says it all. Could somebody recommend some good videos? I have seen nearly every video about space on youtube (including lectures) so it's been getting a bit boring lately.

Stonecut
2011-Jan-08, 10:50 PM
Here are some videos that I find are wonderful!


Elegant Universe:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/elegant-universe-einstein.html

Electron is wave/particle and reacts differently when OBSERVED
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_tNzeouHC4

Video flyby from Earth thru the structure of universe (some video from Millenium Project)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fEy-2WOueY

John Jaksich
2011-Jan-13, 12:55 AM
The title says it all. Could somebody recommend some good videos? I have seen nearly every video about space on youtube (including lectures) so it's been getting a bit boring lately.


Hey--

you might want to try the SETI institute's talks at the following youtube channel:

http://www.youtube.com/user/setiinstitute


It is my opinion that they are done very well!

Here is the latest post from the institute:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-v9kLLiK4s

Hernalt
2011-Jan-13, 01:43 AM
Netflix instant streaming:
Welcome to Mars: Nova, 2005
*For All Mankind, 1989 - Apollo program
MARS Dead or Alive: Nova, 2004
Phoenix Mars Mission: Ashes to Ice, 2008
400 Years of the Telescope, 2009
Hubble's Amazing Rescue: Nova, 2009
Life Beyond Earth, 1999
The Pluto Files: Nova, 2010
National Geographic: Asteroids, 1997

Netflix DVD:
Space Station / MIssion to Mir (Imax), 1997
*In the Shadow of the Moon, 2007 - Apollo program
*Magnificent Desolation, 2005 - Apollo program
Roving Mars, 2006
Hail Columbia (Imax), 1995
Sputnik Mania, 2007
Destiny In Space (Imax), 1994
The Dream Is Alive (Imax), 1985

If you have to limit it to 2, go with Magnificent Desolation and In the Shadow of the Moon
You can possibly find these pirated and chopped up on Youtube

Youtube has several short Kaguya moon HDTV video clips, e.g. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkHuRRDshhg)

Suggested fiction (Netflix DVD):
Marooned, 1965
The Wild Blue Yonder, 2005
L5: First City In Space (Imax), 1996

Infinitenight2093
2011-Jan-13, 07:15 AM
Thank you very much, these should keep me for a good while!

In addition, could somebody recommend good videos on quantum mechanics?