Crash Course – Astronomy – 38: Galaxies, Part 1

This is the thirty-eighth video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video discusses how galaxies were discovered and measured, and describes the four main shapes of galaxies.

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Table of Contents:

  • Milky Way is a Galaxy (One of Many) 2:04
  • Galaxies Have Four Main Shapes 3:18
  • Galaxies Can Collide 6:05
Crash Course Astronomy Video

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Crash Course channel on YouTube

Crash Course channel on YouTube

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Crash Course - Astronomy Series

Crash Course - Astronomy Series

This collection of YouTube videos is hosted by astronomer Phil Plait. It covers a vast range of astronomical topics at an introductory and approachable level.

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