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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 probably the most 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 without end and register for the occasions listed beneath.

NOVA Universe Revealed Trivia Evening

Tuesday, October 26
7pm ET / 4pm PT

Does your data of the cosmos rival the vastness of house? Put your experience to the check with an all issues house trivia night time to rejoice the premiere of NOVA Universe Revealed!

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

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 find out how to discover and report them within the night time sky from your own home. Tune in to search out how our Solar misbehaves, why stars throw up, and if there’s such a factor as a “zombie star”!

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

NOVA Universe Revealed Phase on All Area Thought-about

Friday, November 5
10:30pm ET / 7:30pm PT
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All Area Thought-about 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 part of the All Area Thought-about workforce with subjects from Alien Worlds to Black Holes. Be part of the Observatory’s curatorial workers as they look at 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 stay 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 Area Telescope, Go for Launch!

Wednesday, December 16
1pm ET / 10am PT
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Later this month, the James Webb Area Telescope—the successor to the Hubble Area Telescope—shall be launched. The James Webb Area Telescope will look backwards in time to search out the primary galaxies that fashioned after the Large Bang, hint their evolution into galaxies like our personal Milky Manner, 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 Venture Scientist for the James Webb Area Telescope, on a digital area journey the place he explains how his workforce research the universe as a complete, from its dramatic beginnings within the Large Bang, to the mysterious darkish vitality that may decide its future!

Looking for Life on Exoplanets

Tuesday, January 11
1pm ET / 10am PT
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Over the previous few many years, scientists have discovered 1000’s of planets past our personal. A few of these planets could be liveable, and maybe even 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 resembling 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, resembling her current work attempting to detect phosphine on Venus.

Educate Earth and Area 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 sources 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 sources with their college students. Astrophysicist Dr. Anjali Tripathi will even be part of us as a content material knowledgeable to supply an outline of exoplanet science and reply questions.

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A celestial sea of stars. Picture Credit score: NASA/JPL/Caltech/College of Wisconsin

The NOVA Universe Revealed Neighborhood Outreach Toolkit incorporates methods for organizing occasions across the content material of the five-part collection in addition to examples of hands-on actions and a variety of multimedia academic sources aligned to the content material of every episode. 


Occupied with internet hosting an occasion across the five-part collection? Please full the shape beneath and embody details about the group occasion you want to manage. 


About NOVA Universe Revealed
On this five-part collection, NOVA delves into the vastness of house to seize moments of excessive drama when the universe modified endlessly. State-of-the-art animation offers us astonishing, photorealistic glimpses of the delivery of a star in a stellar nursery, the chaos created as two galaxies collide, and the facility of a supermassive black gap because it flings a star throughout house so violently that it’s nonetheless touring 10 million years later. NOVA even takes viewers again on the last word time journey voyage, to witness the delivery of house and time itself. Knowledgeable by enormous advances in scientific understanding, the collection brings us face-to-face with probably the most stunning characters within the cosmos and divulges how their fates are intertwined with our personal. Take a ringside seat for the best present within the universe.

Stream NOVA Universe Revealed on the NOVA web site.