Varoujan Gorjian

"Where is the center of the Universe?"
Answered by Dr. Varoujan Gorjian of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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W-5

W-5 Star-Forming Region
Narrated by Dr. Robert Hurt of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Below you will find a list of questions that have video answers available. To view a segment, simply select your connection speed after the format you wish to view the answer in. (Windows Media is more common for PC users, and QuickTime is more common for Macintosh users. However, players exist for all formats on both platforms.)

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Carolyn Brinkworth "Why is the sky blue?"
Answered by Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Michelle Thaller "What's between the stars?"
Answered by Dr. Michelle Thaller of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Carolyn Brinkworth "What will happen to the Earth when the Sun dies?"
Answered by Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Carolyn Brinkworth "Can a planet have two suns?"
Answered by Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Varoujan Gorjian "Can a galaxy die?"
Answered by Dr. Varoujan Gorjian of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Michelle Thaller "Why aren't there any green stars?"
Answered by Dr. Michelle Thaller of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Bidushi Bhattacharya "How do you discover an asteroid?"
Answered by Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Varoujan Gorjian "What happens when galaxies collide?"
Answered by Dr. Varoujan Gorjian of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Michelle Thaller "What is the nearest galaxy to the Milky Way?"
Answered by Dr. Michelle Thaller of NASA's Spitzer Science Center
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Robert Hurt "Why isn't Pluto a planet any more?"
Answered by Dr. Robert Hurt of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Tom Jarrett "How can we see a black hole?"
Answered by Dr. Tom Jarrett of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Tom Jarrett "What is a redshift?"
Answered by Dr. Tom Jarrett of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Steve Lord "Do the stars really move?"
Answered by Dr. Steve Lord of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Steve Lord "Why do we see spiral arms in some galaxies?"
Answered by Dr. Steve Lord of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Davy Kirkpatrick "Do other solar systems exist?"
Answered by Dr. Davy Kirkpatrick of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Davy Kirkpatrick "Are other solar systems like our own?"
Answered by Dr. Davy Kirkpatrick of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Davy Kirkpatrick "What is a brown dwarf?"
Answered by Dr. Davy Kirkpatrick of NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
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Michelle Thaller "How do stars live and die?"
Answered by Dr. Michelle Thaller of the SIRTF Science Center
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Michelle Thaller "Why is Spitzer painted black?"
Answered by Dr. Michelle Thaller of the SIRTF Science Center
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Susan Stolovy "Why are solar eclipses only visible in some parts of the world?"
Answered by Dr. Susan Stolovy of the SIRTF Science Center
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Doris Daou "What causes an eclipse of the moon?"
Answered by Doris Daou of the SIRTF Science Center
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Doris Daou "Why does the moon look like it changes?"
Answered by Doris Daou of the SIRTF Science Center
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Robert Hurt "Can you feel a solar wind?"
Answered by Dr. Robert Hurt of the SIRTF Science Center
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Doris Daou "Why doesn't the moon fall down?"
Answered by Doris Daou of the SIRTF Science Center
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Doris Daou Introduction to "Ask an Astronomer"
Presented by Doris Daou of the SIRTF Science Center
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