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Be part of NOVA for a number of new occasions which spotlight among the most stunning characters within the cosmos as seen within the new house sequence NOVA Universe Revealed.

This artist’s conception illustrates one of the primitive supermassive black holes identified on the core of a younger, star-rich galaxy. Picture Credit score: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Be part of NOVA for a brand new season of stellar digital occasions which spotlight the brand new five-part sequence NOVA Universe Revealed. Take a ringside seat as NOVA captures moments of excessive drama when the cosmos modified eternally and register for the occasions listed beneath.

NOVA Universe Revealed Trivia Evening

Tuesday, October 26
7pm ET / 4pm PT

Does your information of the cosmos rival the vastness of house? Put your experience to the take a look at with an all issues house trivia evening to have a good time the premiere of NOVA Universe Revealed!

Take a look at your information of the universe with questions surrounding exoplanets, stars, the large bang, and extra, for a contest that can actually be out of this world. This digital occasion will function alternatives for competitors, each individually or as a crew.

Do not miss the premiere of NOVA Universe Revealed on Wednesday 10/27 at 9/8c on PBS.

The Dynamic Universe: Variable Stars and Their Tales

Wednesday, October 27
1pm ET / 10am PT
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Be part of Dr. Stella Kafka, the CEO and Govt Director of the American Affiliation of Variable Stars Observers (AAVSO), as she explains what variable stars are and discover and file them within the evening sky from your property. Tune in to seek out how our Solar misbehaves, why stars throw up, and if there may be such a factor as a “zombie star”!

This occasion is the primary in a sequence of three digital subject journeys highlighting NOVA Universe Revealed. We invite you to hitch the dialog together with your college students by way of the NOVA Training Fb web page and YouTube channel the place we shall be streaming the digital subject journeys.

NOVA Universe Revealed Section on All House Thought of

Friday, November 5
10:30pm ET / 7:30pm PT
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All House Thought of is a free public program from Griffith Observatory held on the primary Friday of each month. This system at the moment runs on-line on Griffith Observatory’s official YouTube Channel. This month, Dr. Gibor Basri (UC Berkeley) and Dr. Courtney Dressing (UC Berkeley), featured consultants within the new 5-part NOVA sequence NOVA Universe Revealed, will be a part of the All House Thought of crew with subjects from Alien Worlds to Black Holes. Be part of the Observatory’s curatorial workers as they study and clarify the most-talked-about topics in astronomy and house science.

NOVA Universe Revealed Nationwide Screening Occasion

Tuesday, November 16
6pm ET / 3pm PT
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Be part of NOVA for a panel dialogue and highlights from the five-part sequence NOVA Universe Revealed adopted by a dwell viewers Q&A.

Dr. Alok Patel, Doctor and Host of NOVA Now Podcast


  • Dr. Grant Tremblay, Astrophysicist, Heart for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
  • Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, Astrophysicist & Science Communicator, George Mason College
  • Dr. Anjali Tripathi, Science Ambassador, NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program
  • Professor Priyamvada Natarajan, Astrophysicist, Yale College

The James Webb House Telescope, Go for Launch!

Wednesday, December 16
1pm ET / 10am PT
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Later this month, the James Webb House Telescope—the successor to the Hubble House Telescope—shall be launched. The James Webb House Telescope will look backwards in time to seek out the primary galaxies that shaped after the Large Bang, hint their evolution into galaxies like our personal Milky Means, and join the formation of stars and planets with the historical past of our personal photo voltaic system.

Be part of Jonathan P. Gardner, Deputy Senior Mission Scientist for the James Webb House Telescope, on a digital subject journey the place he explains how his crew research the universe as a complete, from its dramatic beginnings within the Large Bang, to the mysterious darkish power that can decide its future!

Trying to find Life on Exoplanets

Tuesday, January 11
1pm ET / 10am PT
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Over the previous couple of a long time, scientists have discovered hundreds of planets past our personal. A few of these planets is perhaps liveable, and even perhaps inhabited already; however how can we inform?

Clara Sousa-Silva (Heart for Astrophysics | Harvard- Smithsonian) appears to be like for indicators of life on different planets, utilizing astronomical instruments corresponding to spectroscopy to detect the faint indicators emitted by potential alien biospheres. On this presentation, she’s going to reply the query: “Would we all know life if we noticed it?”, drawing on her expertise investigating unusual molecules on unusual planets, corresponding to her current work attempting to detect phosphine on Venus.

Train Earth and House Science with NOVA

Tuesday, February 1
7pm ET / 4pm PT
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Be part of us on February 1, 2022 at 7pm (ET) for a particular science educator webinar in collaboration with GBH Training!

NOVA Training will share earth and house science assets from the NOVA Universe Revealed sequence, the Exoplanet Lab, and the Polar Extremes collections and listen to from science academics who will share their methods for utilizing NOVA assets with their college students. Astrophysicist Dr. Anjali Tripathi may also be a part of us as a content material professional to supply an summary of exoplanet science and reply questions.

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