Science Trek

D4K: Galaxies

Special | 26m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

The universe is made up of billions of galaxies. But what is a galaxy? On this episode of D4K, Dr. Amber Straughn, a Research Astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center answers students’ questions about galaxies and space. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen also asks Straughn about the James Webb Space Telescope and what advances it offers for scientific research.

Aired: 09/17/12

Rating: TV-G

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.