Scientists use a telescope larger than Earth to study distant galaxies. Learn how they build and operate such a large telescope as well as some of the cool discoveries with a short video from the SciShow Space series. It also explains why what appear to be tornadoes on the sun actually aren't tornadoes at all—and how we know that.
- Discuss the astronomical time scale and just how new something 10 years old actually is to give students a better appreciation of it
- Add the term interferometry to science journals
- Relies on prior knowledge of the sun, solar storms, black holes, and telescopes
- Presenter enthusiasm helps maintain viewer attention
- Includes closed captioning for the hearing impaired