Matthew Dea

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These Hybrid Metallic Crystals Are Chemistry’s New Miracle Materials

These Hybrid Metallic Crystals Are Chemistry’s New Miracle Materials

4200 meters above Melbourne, Australia, a chemistry experiment is in progress. These are the samples, which will be injected with metal and organic particles to form crystals at low gravity. And this guy back here is Dr. JJ Richardson, the lead researcher. JJ and his team study nanomaterials called Metal-Organic Frameworks, which are considered the […]

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Scientists vs. Public Opinion

Scientists vs. Public Opinion

Collectively, scientists are our biggest thinkers, our problem solvers, the most logical among us, so let’s look at how their views on some of the most important issues facing humanity compare to the general public’s feelings about those same issues, using data from surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center. Scientists overwhelmingly agree that the […]

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Birth Of Mars Might Be Wrong, Scientists Say!

From the creation of Mars, to the timeline that is now being reset for it, join me as we explore how the Birth of Mars might be wrong! I know what you’re thinking, “What do you mean the birth of Mars may be wrong? It’s a planet! And we know how the planets formed!” And […]

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Scientists Say DNA’s Building Blocks May ACTUALLY Come From Outer Space

Scientists Say DNA’s Building Blocks May ACTUALLY Come From Outer Space

It was almost 11 o’clock in the morning on the 28th of September 1969 when above a small rural town in south-eastern Australia a fireball was seen flying through the sky. That fireball broke off into three parts and left behind a cloud of smoke. Half a minute after that a tremor could be heard. […]

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Will Betelgeuse Explode? This Is What Scientists Know So Far

Will Betelgeuse Explode? This Is What Scientists Know So Far

One of the sky’s brightest stars has been exhibiting some pretty unusual behavior. Since October 2019, this massive red supergiant, named Betelgeuse, has been losing its sparkle leading many scientists to wonder whether the star is headed toward its demise by way of a supernova explosion. And me to wonder if it will blow if […]

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Kid Expert Xander’s Science Knowledge Is Out of This World!

Kid Expert Xander’s Science Knowledge Is Out of This World!

I’m going to say it, and I’m sure you hear it all the time, but I love your hair. Oh, thank you. You’re welcome. Did people tell you that they love your hair. Yes. It’s a really good hairdo. Now this is your first time on TV. Do you feel– like it? How’s it feel? […]

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What is Chemical Evolution?

What is Chemical Evolution?

Stated Clearly presents: What is Chemical Evolution? Scientists have reason to think that the first living cells on Earth came about through a natural process called Chemical Evolution. What is Chemical Evolution, how does it work, and how is it different from Biological Evolution? To answer these questions we’ll start by first dissecting the terms […]

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Day at Work: Planetary Research Scientist

My name is Margarita Marinova and I’m a research scientist at Nasa Ames Research Center. I’m mostly interested in planets. Ah, a lot of it is Mars but I also study Earth a lot and many of the other planets of the solar system. I think the biggest keys to success is being passionate about […]

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The evolution of mathematics, from agriculture to quantum mechanics | Michelle Thaller

The evolution of mathematics, from agriculture to quantum mechanics | Michelle Thaller

Oğuzhan, you asked, why is mathematics the universal language? And this is something I’ve actually thought a lot about. Mathematics is in some ways kind of scary in how useful it is at really describing how the universe works around us. Now, to give you an idea, the origin of mathematics seems very straightforward. We […]

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Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

This is the universe in a box. Dark matter, supermassive black holes, galaxies, stars, magnetic fields—our universe, trapped in a cube. Well some of it, anyway. What this really is is our most advanced simulation of the universe and its evolution ever. This very impressive feat is the result of a project called Illustris—The Next […]

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