Matthew Dea

Science: Latest Scientific Discoveries

Tag: space

Why do some scientists believe that our universe is a hologram?

Why do some scientists believe that our universe is a hologram?

Today I want to tell you why some scientists believe that our universe is really a 3-dimensional projection of a 2-dimensional space. They call it the “holographic principle” and the key idea is this. Usually, the number of different things you can imagine happening inside a part of space increases with the volume. Think of […]

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The Future Scientists – Israel

The Future Scientists – Israel

It’s no secret that the Israeli brain is the most important resource of our small country, and this curiosity, the desire to learn and to find answers to some of the toughest questions, starts at a young age. Meet the students who, even before they turned 18, were key members of a team that launched […]

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Which Way Is Down?

Which Way Is Down?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Down here. But which way is down? And how much does down weigh? Well, down weighs about a 100th of a gram per cubic centimeter. It is light and airy, which makes it a great source of insulation and buoyancy for water birds. But if you let go of down… It […]

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The most significant genius: Emmy Noether

The most significant genius: Emmy Noether

Amalie Emmy Noether, or Emmy, as she preferred to be called, was born on March 23rd in 1882. Her dad was a professor of mathematics at the University of Erlangen in Bavaria and, as a young girl, she trained in languages. By age 18, she had mastered French and English well enough to be certified […]

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This Is Not a Real Explosion, Here’s How Physics Made It Happen

This Is Not a Real Explosion, Here’s How Physics Made It Happen

Neither of these explosions are actually real. This one, known as a physical, or special effect, happened on set, and is much more colorful than in reality. And this one, a computer animation, is created using an algorithm. So what are we technically seeing onscreen? We have to create these effects that people have come […]

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Did Scientists Locate An Alien Spacecraft Crashing Towards Earth?

Did Scientists Locate An Alien Spacecraft Crashing Towards Earth?

For centuries humanity has looked up at the stars and wondered if we’re alone in the universe. We’ve dedicated much time and money trying to determine if anyone else is out there, and recently there’s been a lot of excitement in the scientific community over a newly detected object hurtling towards our solar system. For […]

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Elon Musk’s Basic Economics

Elon Musk’s Basic Economics

This video was made possible by Hover. Buy your domain before its gone for 10% off by going to hover.com/Wendover. Imagine a $2,000 car… or a $100 laptop… or a $70 iPhone… or imagine any product ten times cheaper than it was. Imagine the fundamental market change that would bring. Imagine the amount of demand […]

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NASA Scientist Reviews “The Martian”

NASA Scientist Reviews “The Martian”

– In a way, The Martian is just The Hangover, in space, ’cause they left a guy behind. (dramatic music) One of the things that they did really well in the movie was the time it takes to communicate with Mars. – [Voiceover] We’ve got an incoming message. – Takes, like, 15 minutes just to […]

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Were Scientists Wrong About The Big Bang?

Were Scientists Wrong About The Big Bang?

In March, scientists announced the discovery of gravitational waves and evidence for the Big Bang! Today… well, they’re not so sure. Hello everyone, I’m Ian O’Neill, space producer for Discovery News, and, like many of our viewers, I’m a little confused. You may remember the video when Trace and I got very excited about gravitational […]

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Why This Mysterious Dwarf Planet Is Baffling Scientists

Why This Mysterious Dwarf Planet Is Baffling Scientists

Of all the dwarf planets in all the asteroid belts, Ceres might be one of the more mysterious, a status that seems to persist no matter what we learn about it. Hey guys! Amy bringing out some space today on DNews! Ceres, the planet turned asteroid turned dwarf planet has quickly become everyone’s favourite little […]

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