The Little Dumbbell Nebula - Messier 76 in the famous catalogue - contains a fascinating star which has been through an interesting "life".
Featuring Paul Crowther and Liam Hardy from the University of Sheffield. Liam is using the pt5m telescope on the island of La Palma.
Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/
More about the astronomers in our videos: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/pages/contributors.html
Videos by Brady Haran
Editing in this film by Stephen Slater
Brady's other channels include:
http://www.youtube.com/periodicvideos (Chemistry stuff)
http://www.youtube.com/sixtysymbols (Physics and astronomy)
http://www.youtube.com/numberphile (Numbers and maths)
http://www.youtube.com/nottinghamscience (Science and behind the scenes)
http://www.youtube.com/foodskey (Food science)
http://www.youtube.com/BackstageScience (Big science facilities)
http://www.youtube.com/favscientist (Favourite scientists)
http://www.youtube.com/bibledex (Academic look at the Bible)
http://www.youtube.com/wordsoftheworld (Modern language and culture)
http://www.youtube.com/PhilosophyFile (Philosophy stuff)
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