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Oceans Give, Oceans Take

Funded by This American Life Written and Narrated by Robert Krulwich Animation Directed and Designed by Nate Milton Based on the work of Aatish Bhatia Music by Buck St. Thomas  

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What we found when we went looking for another Earth

n the last few years, scientists have discovered thousands of exoplanets – and a lot of them are surprisingly weird. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Watch part 2, How to find a … Continue reading

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This African Plant Is the Brightest Object in the World | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on September 20, 2022 These shiny blue balls look like metallic ornaments but don’t be fooled. They are plants found in Africa! With shiny, iridescent berries that look like little Christmas ornaments, Pollia condensata takes home the title of … Continue reading

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The Best Places To Live To Survive Climate Change

[…] We hear a lot about ways to mitigate climate change, but as the effects start to pile up, we should probably talk about ways to prepare for the worst. So let’s look at the best places around the world … Continue reading

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The fundamentals of space-time: Part 1 – Andrew Pontzen and Tom Whyntie

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-fundame… Space is where things happen. Time is when things happen. And sometimes, in order to really look at the universe, you need to take those two concepts and mash them together. In this first lesson of … Continue reading

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An interstellar voyage explores the ‘paradox’ of twins separated by light years | Aeon Videos

Trek light years into deep space to explore time dilation and the ‘twin paradox’ at the centre of special relativity. Albert Einstein’s introduction of special relativity at the dawn of the 20th century left physicists with any number of peculiar … Continue reading

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The politics of DNA and the story of eugenics with Adam Rutherford | The Royal Society

All science is political. Join us for the Royal Society David Attenborough Award Lecture 2021 given by Dr Adam Rutherford. #AdamRutherford #Genetics #DNA #Eugenics #Race #Racism #Politics Watch the previous David Attenborough lecture, delivered by Professor Alice Roberts ▶ https://youtu.be/9YLXTtH0Y1kContinue reading

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You’ll prefer 120dB

[…] We often use decibels, a measure of sound pressure, to describe how loud something is – but loudness is caused by how we perceive sounds, and the two often don’t line up. LEARN MORE ************ To learn more about … Continue reading

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How public transportation reduces traffic congestion | H0W_THlNGS_W0RK 

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How petrol pumps know when to turn themselves off

[…] Gas or petrol pump nozzles turn off automatically when your tank is full. The way it works is really clever and uses the venturi effect. You can buy my books here: https://stevemould.com/books You can support me on Patreon and … Continue reading

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