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Do Calories Matter? Is a Calorie a Calorie? (Science of Weight Gain)

Do Calories Matter? Is a Calorie a Calorie? (Science of Weight Gain)

Why does Bill Gates have so much money? Because he earned more money than he spent Why did Basketball Team X win the big game? They scored more points than Team Y. “Goddamnit Pete, why are you fat?” The typical answer is that more calories went in than out of Pete’s body. The responses to […]

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The Science of Rainbows

The Science of Rainbows

[music] From coloring books to record covers, rainbows are everywhere. I bet you can even remember the colors without thinking twice. Although in real life no one really says “indigo”, although I guess ROYGBV doesn’t really have the same ring to it. As anyone who’s tried to chase one finds out, a rainbow isn’t really […]

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Welcome to the Body Farm | Explorer

Welcome to the Body Farm | Explorer

[music playing] FRANCESCA FIORENTINI (VOICEOVER): That’s how I ended up in a body farm, the biggest one in the country. The Forensic Anthropology Research Center in South Texas studies how bodies decompose, and why. Their research helps law enforcement officers, forensic specialists, and scientists figure out when and how a person died. I don’t know […]

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Welcome to The Field Museum

Welcome to The Field Museum

Welcome to The Brain Scoop’s new office! Isn’t it cool? I’m sitting here in Stanley Field Hall in the Field Museum of Natural History. It is one of the largest natural history museums in the United States. It has: representing Right now I’m going to take you guys on a tour of some of the […]

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Symphony of Science – 10th Anniversary Tribute

Symphony of Science – 10th Anniversary Tribute

For thousands of years, people have wondered about the Universe. Where did it all come from? The sky… Here we are together on this fragile little world, in orbit around the Sun. Spaceship Earth. The sky… The sky calls to us… 10 years ago, I began an experimental creative journey. A still more glorious dawn […]

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The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

So here we are in Hintze Hall, our newly renovated space. On this ground floor we have ten Wonder Bays, which show the sorts of collections that we’ve got. So on the east side we have we have extinct specimens, and on the west side we have extant specimens that are still in the world […]

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Don’t Believe These 6 Science Facts

Don’t Believe These 6 Science Facts

Are some of the science facts you’ve been believing actually science fiction? Let’s talk about that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ – Good Mythical Morning! – We live in a world full of – misinformation. And today we’re gonna – Mm, mm. – clear up a little bit of that. – Hm. There are these things […]

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23. The Logic of Science
Legislative Update & Lawrence Krauss on Science

Legislative Update & Lawrence Krauss on Science

>>>Coming up next on “Arizona Horizon,” there could be a break through in the fight over Medicaid expansion. Find out more in our weekly legislative update with “The Arizona Capitol Times.”>>>And carbon dioxide levels have reached proportions never seen by Humane Society. What does it mean? We’ll have world renowned physicist Lawrence Krauss. Those stories […]

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND: Animal Behavior at Virginia Zoo