60 Minutes in Space - February 2014

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Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments.

February 2014 – It's a deep space bonanza this month!

Dr. Dimitri Klebe talks about two extraordinary  images released by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory -- the first of Centaurus A and the second of a runaway pulsar -- and what scientists are learning from them. He also tells us how scientists measured the rotation of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Dr. KaChun Yu talks about the European Space Agency's GAIA mission to create the largest, most precise three-dimensional map of our galaxy. In his second story, he covers the results of a study on the evolution of galaxies using the Hubble Ultra Deep Field image.

 

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