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Spacefiles: Far Out

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How far is a star or a galaxy? Scaling and measuring the cosmos is a complex problem. Scientists are integrating mathematical applications and scientific technology to create measurement standards. Distances are so vast they are described in light years, and nearby stars are measured by trigonometry. Farther out, astronomers use standard candle measurement for deep space exploration.

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Spacefiles
Episode 1
11 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Episode 2
12 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 3
11 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Episode 4
11 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12