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Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey

GOODS - The Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey

ESOcast 21 / Hubblecast 39 (multicast): The Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS)

Today's telescopes study the sky across the electromagnetic spectrum. Each part of the spectrum tells us different things about the Universe, giving us more pieces of the cosmic jigsaw puzzle. The most powerful telescopes on the ground and in space have joined forces over the last decade in a unique observing campaign, known as GOODS, which reaches across the spectrum and deep back into cosmic time.


Handheld Sleepy Baby Bunny

A 2 week old Holland Lop bunny, Sean Jr. He loves to just relax in my hand and fall asleep (or clean himself).

They have such snuggable personalities.


SNL: Katy Perry Elmo Shirt

Wearing a teeny tiny Elmo t-shirt that showed off her banned lady parts, Katy, playing a library worker named Maureen whos been told to wear more concealing clothing, joked with Poehler and Rudolph in their Betty and Jodi bit about developing over the summer.

While everything was fun and games, Poehler and Rudolph took a clear stance on Katys Sesame Street skit banning through their jokes: Who cares if kids are looking at boobs. Boobs feed babies, alright. I turn on CSI the other night and theres a dead guy with a worm in his eye and we cant look at the tops of boobs? So dumb, America!


Health Reform Hits Main Street

Confused about how the new health reform law really works? This short, animated movie -- featuring the "YouToons" -- explains the problems with the current health care system, the changes that are happening now, and the big changes coming in 2014. Written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Narrated by Cokie Roberts, a news commentator for ABC News and NPR and a member of Kaiser's Board of Trustees. Creative production and animation by Free Range Studios.


WWII Survivors Meet their Rescuer, 1988

Sir Nicholas Winton organized the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669 mostly Jewish Czechoslovakian children destined for the Nazi death camps before World War II in an operation known as the Czech Kindertransport.

This video is the BBC Program That's Life where he gets to meet the people he rescued.

First aired in 1988.


The X-Planets

The Hidden Universe of the Spitzer Space Telescope (Episode 16): The X-Planets (Showcase).

These two extreme planets (exoplanets) have set the records for the hottest and windiest known worlds anywhere.

This is the Hidden Universe of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, exploring the mysteries of infrared astronomy with your host Dr. Robert Hurt.


Bang Goes the Theory: Food Rot Timelapse

Dr. Yan Wong uses time-lapse photography to reveal how food decomposes. Pretty disgusting. Watching the maggots jump from the meat to the apricot was particularly stomach-turning.