Video Series: Chandra Sketches: The Nuts & Bolts of Astronomy
Short, informative videos that introduce topics such as Chandra, astronomy and related news, with a hand-drawn look.
Chandra Sketches: Highlights of Light (09-24-2015)
Light comes in different forms. The light that we see with our eyes is just a fraction of all light.
Chandra Sketches: Our Connection With Light (09-11-2015)
We rely on light - both natural and artificial - to brighten and power our world, but also for so much more.
Coloring the Universe - Part 2 (08-04-2015)
Last time, we looked at the electromagnetic spectrum. This time we'll look at how astronomical images are made.
Coloring the Universe - Part 1 (08-03-2015)
An astronomer's toolkit consists of many kinds of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum.
Chandra Sketches: Chandra Explained (05-18-2015)
Chandra does not look at light that we can see with our eyes. It detects x-rays from the Universe.