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Space to ground - EP4 Le origini del sistema solare - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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In August of 2014, the European Space Agency Rosetta probe reached the comet 67/P. This mission allowed for the collection of a great deal of data about comets. In fact, in this episode, a comet will be fashioned out of fairly common ingredients in a normal kitchen. That's pretty exciting.

Space to ground - EP4 Le origini del sistema solare - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

This segment talks about the difference between an asteroid and a comet. Important work is being done with the Hera and Dart missions to study how to deviate an asteroid, thus avoiding possible great damage to our beloved planet

Space to ground - EP4 Le origini del sistema solare - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

This segment is all about so-called "Near-Earth Objects," called "NEOs" for short. They are comets, asteroids, metors and man-made objects, as well. What have they done in the past, and what might they do in the future?

Space to ground - EP3 5 4 3 2 1 lift off. Lanciatori - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Astronaut Luca Parmitano talks to us from the Columbus European Space Laboratory. He explains why tadpoles can help us learn a lot about the weightless conditions of outer space.

Space to ground - EP3 5 4 3 2 1 lift off. Lanciatori - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

A simple experiment with a bicycle pump shows us how rocket launchers work. Even though rockets were invented for war and for fireworks, they are also used for peaceful purposes.

Space to ground - EP3 5 4 3 2 1 lift off. Lanciatori - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Observing what happens when the air comes out of a balloon will help us understand how the launcher of a spacecraft works. An electrical propulsion engineer from ESA explains about different kinds of propulsion used in space exploration.

Space to ground - EP3 5 4 3 2 1 lift off. Lanciatori - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

To reach outer space, the force of gravity has to be overcome, and that requires a certain "escape" velocity. That's where launchers come in.

Space to ground - EP2 Energia dell'universo. Luce - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

One way to tell if there might be life on another planet is through light. Special telescopes, by way of prisms, analyze and break down the light from distant galaxies into parts. Luca Parmitano, an astronaut of the European Space Agency, speaks to us from the Columbus International Space Station.

Space to ground - EP2 Energia dell'universo. Luce - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Luisella Giulicchi, the system manager for the ESA Copernicus Sentinel six mission, explains what an exoplanet is. Two young researchers do a simple experiment to show us how infrared rays work.

Space to ground - EP2 Energia dell'universo. Luce - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Luisella Giulicchi, manager of the European Space Agency ESA, answers questions about light, infrared rays, and lightyears.

Space to ground - EP2 Energia dell'universo. Luce - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

What is light? We use it every day, but where does it actually come from? The host suggests doing a little experiment. See if you can follow the instructions in Italian and try it yourself.

Space to ground - EP1 Life on Mars - Esplorazione - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Columbus laboratory is the first permanent European research facility in space. There, astronauts carry out experiments and applications in space science, Earth observation and technology. Columbus offers European scientists full access to a weightless environment that cannot possibly be duplicated on Earth.

Space to ground - EP1 Life on Mars - Esplorazione - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Some simple experiments with various materials help us understand what goes into planning the construction of a spacecraft. And then we wonder how we would go about making a planet inhabitable to humans.

Space to ground - EP1 Life on Mars - Esplorazione - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

3D printing is going to be a huge factor in conducting the safe exploration of the Moon and Mars. Experiments carried out on the "nearby" Moon will be crucial for later trips to Mars, a much more complicated, long-term enterprise.

Space to ground - EP1 Life on Mars - Esplorazione - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The International Space Station has the goal of developing and testing technologies for space exploration that are capable of keeping a crew alive on long-term missions in lunar and Martian orbits. To do this, preliminary work is being done on the Gateway platform: a space station beyond Earth's orbit.

COVID-19 - 6) La guarigione View Series

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Italy

It was a tough 72 days, but, as the title suggests, the family recovered, luckily. They think back on their time in isolation and what it felt like to come out the other side. Their story even made it into a local newspaper.

COVID-19 - 5) I tamponi View Series

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Italy

If you have never been tested for Covid-19, Giuditta and Marino give a good description of the process. And their youngest son had to be very brave.

COVID-19 - 4) Gli effetti sul corpo View Series

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Italy

Coronavirus affects people in different ways. Marino and Giuditta share their experiences and recount what they did on their own, to try to get better.

COVID-19 - 3) La quarantena View Series

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Giuditta and Marino give us details about what life was like in isolation. Challenging for sure, but with some good aspects, too!

Marika spiega - Il sistema solare e i pianeti View Series

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It's time to learn the names of the planets in Italian. Marika talks about our Solar System. Great for beginners!

COVID-19 - Domande frequenti - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Marika talks about how one can contract coronavirus, the symptoms, and the guidelines to avoid getting infected.

COVID-19 - Domande frequenti - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Everyone is talking about coronavirus. Marika addresses frequently asked questions about this recent, ongoing phenomenon.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 26 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Adriano has to go back to Ivrea because of a death in the family, and that's where this first episode leaves us. It is interesting to note all the kinds of professionals who contributed to producing this biopic.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 25 View Series View This Episode

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Italy

Adriano and Grazia start seeing each other romantically, but her parents do not approve because of the age difference and because Adriano is still a married man.

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