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Friday Nite Videos | August 26, 2022

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Freedom Dreams: Black Women and the Student Debt Crisis. With Indictments Looming, It's Time To Have 'The Talk' With Trump Supporters. America’s Last Affordable Housing. A Giant Laser Simulates a Planet’s Core. Amazon Workers Stage Mass Walkout.

Friday Nite Videos | May 13, 2022

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George Carlin on Abortion and 'The Sanctity of Life.' Hakeem Jeffries Dismantles Clarence Thomas. Waterman | Documentary w/ Jason Mamoa. A Picture of the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole. Abortion Ruling | John Oliver.

Say Hello to Sagittarius A*, the Black Hole at the Center of the Milky Way

Chris Impey The Conversation
On May 12, 2022, astronomers on the Event Horizon Telescope team released an image of a black hole called Sagittarius A* that lies at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Chris Impey, an astronomer at the University of Arizona, explains how the team got this image and why it is such a big deal.

Friday Nite Videos | April 22, 2022

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Chris Smalls: The Man Who Took on Amazon and Won. Gimme Shelter | Playing for Change Band. Michigan Lawmaker Says, ‘We Will Not Let Hate Win.’ Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen | Documentary. Astrophysicist Breaks Down the Origins of Life.

Astrophysicist Breaks Down the Origins of Life

An astrophysicist and a molecular and cell biology expert discuss what we know, what we don’t, and how we’re trying to find out more about how life arose on Earth and whether it might exist elsewhere.

When Will the Earth Come to an End?

Ethan Siegel Starts With a Bang!
From life on Earth to the planet itself, there are four ways our planet will actually experience “the end,” no matter how we define it.

How Physics Erases the Beginning of the Universe

Ethan Siegel Forbes
It’s one of the most remarkable achievements of science of all: that we can go back billions of years in time and understand when and how our Universe, as we know it, came to be this way.
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