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5 Ancient Inventions Science Can’t Explain

5 Ancient Inventions Science Can’t Explain

5 Ancient Inventions Science Can’t Explain For the most part, technology has continued improving in a linear fashion for thousands of years. However, ancient cultures have left many relics and structures that seem a little too advanced for their respective eras. Even to this day, some of the greatest ancient creations cannot be explained by […]

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ScienceCasts: Space-Time Vortex

ScienceCasts: Space-Time Vortex

[ music ] A Space Time Vortex Around Earth – presented by [email protected] Would you believe Earth sits in the middle of a space-time vortex? Einstein predicted this almost a hundred years ago, and it turns out to be true. On May 4th, 2011, researchers announced that NASA’s Gravity Probe B spacecraft has detected the […]

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Jupiter, meet Juno | Science News

Jupiter, meet Juno | Science News

How much do we really know about Jupiter? The majestic gas giant of our solar system is shrouded in cloud cover and storms the last centuries. So the planet remains a bit of a mystery. That’s about to change. After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Juno probe will finally reach Jupiter on July 4th. […]

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What’s ahead for astronomy in 2017? | Science News

What’s ahead for astronomy in 2017? | Science News

[music] Hi, I’m Christopher Crockett, and I’m the astronomy writer at Science News. In 2017, we’ll be learning about new things in our own solar system to the center of the galaxy out to galaxies billions of light-years away. One of the things I’m looking forward to in 2017 is astronomers figuring out where fast […]

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How Scientists Found the First Type of Molecule in the Universe | SciShow News

How Scientists Found the First Type of Molecule in the Universe | SciShow News

[ ♪ Intro ] Almost 14 billion years ago, the universe began with a big bang. And while that was great and all, the real space news lately has been about what happened around a quarter of a million years later. By then, the newborn universe had finally cooled down enough for neutral, uncharged atoms […]

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What Happened to India’s Moon Lander? | SciShow News

What Happened to India’s Moon Lander? | SciShow News

[ intro ] In the last fifty years, humans have landed enough spacecraft on the Moon that, if you’re not careful, the missions can start to feel… ordinary. Like, oh, more robots on the surface? Whatever, we’ve been doing that since the ‘60s! The truth is, though, those landings are hard. They often depend on […]

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What does a black hole look like? | Science News

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole, including this one, is a fantasy. A genuine picture of a black hole doesn’t exist, but soon, that’s going to change. Black holes in their own don’t look like very much. They don’t reflect light because any light that falls into them can never escape. And they […]

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Wormholes Explained – Breaking Spacetime

Wormholes Explained – Breaking Spacetime

If you saw a wormhole in reality, it would appear round, spherical, a bit like a black hole. Light from the other side passes through and gives you a window to a faraway place. Once crossed, the other side comes fully into view with your old home now receding into that shimmering spherical window. But […]

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Hear Buzz Aldrin tell the story of the first moon landing

Hear Buzz Aldrin tell the story of the first moon landing

I am Buzz Aldrin. And I was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11. Five, four, three, two, one, zero. All engine running. Liftoff! We have a liftoff. 32 minutes past the hour. Liftoff on Apollo 11. Tower cleared. Roger, Eagle’s undocked. Roger, how does it look? The Eagle has wings. Rog. Looking good. Roger, […]

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Summer Science Recap

Summer Science Recap

Hey it’s Rich Conti here from the Science Museum of Virginia and what a great summer we’ve had. You know going back to June, we got to watch 32 nations compete in the world cup in front of almost half the planet more than three billion people got to see a spectacular display of mathematics, […]

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