Cosmic Vistas - Netflix
From the stone age to modern day, the stellar lightshow that unveils itself to humanity each night has captivated, confused and inspired the countless souls that have wandered our own corner of the cosmos. This series looks at the ways we have gazed beyond our own atmosphere and explored via telescopes and spacecraft, all with the goal of bettering ourselves.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Cosmic Vistas - Cosmic Evolution Survey - Netflix
The Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS) is a Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Treasury Project to survey a two square degree equatorial field with the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS). The largest survey ever undertaken by HST, the project incorporates commitments from observatories around the world, such as the Very Large Array radio observatory, the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton satellite, and Japan's eight meter Subaru telescope. At the moment, more than 150 astronomers around the world actively contribute to the project. The project's primary goal is to study the relationship between large scale structure (LSS) in the universe and dark matter, the formation of galaxies, and nuclear activity in galaxies. This includes careful analysis of the dependence of galaxy evolution on environment. The survey covers 2 square degrees of sky in the constellation Sextans.
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