SciShow Space
Every Tuesday and Friday, SciShow Space explores the universe a few minutes at a time. Hosts Hank Green, Caitlin Hofmeister, and Reid Reimers share everything from just after the beginning of time to the most recent breaking news in space exploration. For more science, check out SciShow and SciShow Psych as well. And for young thinkers, visit SciShow Kids!

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Moon Buggies: The First Electric Cars in Space
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To support SciShow Space and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/ To expand their range on visits to the moon, astronauts needed a way to travel faster, go farther, and carry more than walking provided. Thankfully, they had the Lunar Roving Vehicle. Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/lunar/apollo_lrv.html https://gizmodo.com/the-lunar-rover-was-almost-as-badass-as-the-astronauts-1721379203 https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070720.html https://www.popsci.com/blog-network/vintage-space/lunar-rover-designing-and-unpacking-car-moon#page-2 https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/missions/apollo/apollo_17/experiments/lspe/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aldrin_with_experiment.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:As11-40-5886.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_11_bootprint.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_Buggy_Ap16-KSC-71PC-777.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_16_LM_Orion.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_15_Lunar_Rover_final_resting_place.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aldrin_Apollo_11_original.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/history/this-week-in-nasa-history-apollo-17-splashes-down-dec-19-1972.html https://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/october/nasa-mission-points-to-origin-of-ocean-of-storms-on-earth-s-moon/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo15LunarRover2.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/07/Ap16_rover.ogv https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NASA_Apollo_17_Lunar_Roving_Vehicle.jpg https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/missions/apollo/apollo_17/experiments/lspe/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_South_Pole.jpg http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-big-vector-set-of-drawings-custom/493556138 http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-office-armchair-on-white-isolared-background/127006363 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-video-soars-over-pluto-s-majestic-mountains-and-icy-plains https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/lunar_flyovers/ Sounds: https://freesound.org/s/198072/ https://freesound.org/s/71737/ https://freesound.org/s/88465/ https://freesound.org/s/18868/ https://freesound.org/s/219013/ https://freesound.org/s/133277/
There Are Planet-Sized 'Tornadoes' on the Sun?!
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Solar tornadoes are not tornadoes, and scientists are studying a black hole with a telescope bigger than the earth! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-04/ras-gst040518.php http://ewass.kuoni-congress.info/programme/pdf/paperToPdf.php?id=274 https://www.wired.com/2012/03/gigantic-solar-tornado/ https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.08078 https://arxiv.org/abs/1512.04727 https://arxiv.org/abs/1612.02232 https://arxiv.org/abs/1605.05964 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-018-0431-2 http://www.aalto.fi/en/current/news/2018-04-03-004/ ---------- Images: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11691 https://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/mission/spacecraft.php https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/illustration-of-cool-dust-around-an-active-black-hole https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0817a/ https://public.nrao.edu/gallery/alma-reaches-nineteen/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0817b/ https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/star-wanders-too-close-to-a-black-hole https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11894
3 Unique Rovers for Extreme Worlds
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Specialized rovers provide all kinds of creative solutions to the problem of navigating new terrain, and future missions might just carry some weird bots like these. Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: SBB: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2012_phase_I_fellows_agogino.html#.VBBX4STVWlY https://www.nasa.gov/spacetech/niac/2013phaseII_sunspiral.html AREE: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2017_Phase_I_Phase_II/Automaton_Rover_Extreme_Environments http://www.strandbeest.com/ https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/venera.html BRUIE: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/under-ice-rover-chills-with-fish-at-aquatic-exhibit http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gbi.12124/pdf https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/NIAC_funded_studies.html https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/files/Falker_NIAC_2014_Symposium.pdf Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_15_Lunar_Rover_final_resting_place.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Curiosity_Self-Portrait_at_%27Big_Sky%27_Drilling_Site.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Titan-Earth-PolarClouds-20141024.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Titan_in_true_color.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/spacetech/niac/2013phaseII_sunspiral.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Venus_globe.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Maat_Mons_on_Venus.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2017_Phase_I_Phase_II/Automaton_Rover_Extreme_Environments https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19048_realistic_color_Europa_mosaic.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/under-ice-rover-chills-with-fish-at-aquatic-exhibit https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frozen_Methane_Bubbles_(11927906233).jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/121477272@N02/34577059772 https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2005/futureexploration.html
Meet Icarus: The Farthest Star We've Ever Seen
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We’ve seen a distant star from another galaxy far, far away, and the Milky Way is growing, thanks to baby stars born in the outer edge of our galaxy’s disk. Hosted by: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2018-04/uoc--clh032818.php https://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=109045 https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/41550_2018_416_OnlinePDF.pdf https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/41550_2018_405_OnlinePDF_2.pdf https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/41550_2018_430_OnlinePDF.pdf https://astrobites.org/2017/07/04/the-farthest-star-ever-seen/ https://www.eso.org/public/usa/news/eso0425/ https://www.ewass.ras.ac.uk/7-is-the-milky-way-getting-bigger http://ewass.kuoni-congress.info/programme/pdf/paperToPdf.php?id=982 Images: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20267 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20242 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/hubble-uncovers-the-farthest-star-ever-seen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Treasures3.jpg https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12077 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11894 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/x-marks-the-spot-for-milky-way-formation https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/charting-the-milky-way-from-the-inside-out https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Needle_Galaxy_4565.jpeg https://nasaviz.gsfc.nasa.gov/11011 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11437
Neutron Stars Just Keep Getting Weirder
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Neutron stars are some of the strangest things in the universe, but are they the source of the mysterious Fast Radio Bursts? Or is it aliens? Spoilers: probably not aliens. For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2014/02/aa21996-13/aa21996-13.html http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/311674 https://arstechnica.com/science/2013/07/possible-explanation-for-radio-bursts-meet-the-blitzar/ https://arstechnica.com/science/2013/12/neutrinos-give-neutron-stars-a-chill/ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/are-fast-radio-bursts-alien-spacecraft-its-unlikely-possible-180962493/ https://www.physicsoftheuniverse.com/topics_blackholes_blackholes.html https://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/objects/pulsars1.html.old https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=1081 http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/N/Neutron+Star http://science.sciencemag.org/content/311/5769/1901 https://www.space.com/32661-pulsars.html https://medium.com/starts-with-a-bang/how-are-neutron-stars-magnetic-16273b350b10 http://www.astronomynotes.com/evolutn/s12.htm https://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200602/history.cfm http://science.sciencemag.org/content/341/6141/53 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/astronomers-are-getting-closer-understanding-mysterious-fast-radio-bursts-space-180967807/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/what-are-fast-radio-bursts https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/10/world/repeating-fast-radio-burst-frb121102/index.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-brilliant-flash-then-nothing-new-fast-radio-bursts-mystify-astronomers/ https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630153-600-is-this-et-mystery-of-strange-radio-bursts-from-space/ https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-are-fast-radio-bursts/ ----------- Images: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20267 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12605 https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1614a/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-continues-to-study-pulsars-50-years-after-their-chance-discovery
We Just Found a Galaxy with Almost No Dark Matter
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Scientists have found a galaxy with almost no dark matter and we have finally solved the Leading Arm mystery! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=108711 http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature25676 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/hubble-solves-cosmic-whodunit-with-interstellar-forensics http://imgsrc.hubblesite.org/hvi/uploads/science_paper/file_attachment/311/Fox_published_APJ_paper.pdf ---------- Images: https://www.eso.org/public/usa/videos/eso1709b/ https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2016/hubble-peers-into-the-storm http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1806a/ http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1806b/ http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0406a/ https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/b01/ https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/vlt-jfs_1093/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1314b/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1625a/
Space Guns Don't Work (But We Built One Anyway)
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Before we had rockets like the Falcon 9, we had other ideas of how we might shoot for the moon: space guns! Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.pbs.org/how-we-got-to-now/blogs/howwegottonext/space-guns/ https://www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Smartlet.htm http://www.jhuapl.edu/techdigest/td/td2003/gilreath.pdf http://thescipub.com/abstract/10.3844/jastsp.2017.249.257 http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/645284.pdf https://books.google.com/books?id=mr1GDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA218&lpg=PA218&dq=martlet+2&source=bl&ots=uLxhpTvoW5&sig=qv9RCQhJo2Rlgz2fMqRUE19fx3Q&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5gu_yhLbZAhVk2oMKHfiqAxEQ6AEIgwEwDg#v=onepage&q=martlet%202&f=false Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1889_Verne_poster.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amazing_Stories_July_1926.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Le_voyage_dans_la_lune,_by_Georges_M%C3%A9li%C3%A8s.ogv https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trebuchet2.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Project_Harp.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abandoned-HARP-Gun.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Light-gas_gun.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:AEDC_Range-G_Launcher_facility.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Launch_of_Falcon_9_carrying_ABS-EUTELSAT_(16510241270).jpg
Celebrating Stephen Hawking's Most Famous Discoveries
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Last week we lost legendary scientist Stephen Hawking. To honor of one of the greatest legacies in cosmology, we wanted to celebrate and unpack some of his most famous findings. For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: www.nature.com/articles/248030a0 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/15/opinion/stephen-hawking-quantum-gravity.html http://time.com/5201371/stephen-hawking-john-preskill-obituary/ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/mar/14/stephen-hawking-obituary https://www.quantamagazine.org/stephen-hawkings-black-hole-paradox-keeps-physicists-puzzled-20180314/ https://www.livescience.com/62028-hawking-death-paradox-question-science.html https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/152/1/75/2604549 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasa-scientist-suggests-possible-link-between-primordial-black-holes-and-dark-matter https://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v236/n1/pdf/scientificamerican0177-34.pdf http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2018/03/16/stephen-hawkings-scientific-legacy/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stephen_Hawking_in_Stockholm,_2015.jpg https://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/media/030657/index.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_Holes_-_Monsters_in_Space.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/star-wanders-too-close-to-a-black-hole https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IonringBlackhole.jpeg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stephen_Hawking.StarChild.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kip_Thorne_at_Caltech.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_Preskill_2.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BH_LMC.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:What_is_Fermi.ogv https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_impression_of_the_Milky_Way.ogv https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Barack_Obama_speaks_to_Stephen_Hawking_(cropped).jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Physicist_Stephen_Hawking_in_Zero_Gravity_NASA.jpg http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-vector-mathematical-seamless-pattern/652179482
Thrusters That Eat Teflon! | Pulsed Plasma Thrusters
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The first 777 people to sign up at https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/ will get 20% off of their annual Premium subscription AND support SciShow Space! Pulsed plasma thrusters use the same stuff that’s on your frying pan to make spacecraft zoom around the universe. And they’ve been doing it since the 1960s. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs23grc.html http://www.dept.aoe.vt.edu/~hokiesat/Presentations_and_Papers/ION-F%20Papers/IEEE002.pdf https://www.theengineer.co.uk/issues/5-march-2012/plasma-thrusters-could-double-the-lifetime-of-mini-satellites/ https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1142&context=smallsat http://www.busek.com/technologies__ppt.htm http://erps.spacegrant.org/uploads/images/images/iepc_articledownload_1988-2007/2007index/IEPC-2007-125.pdf ------ Images: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11636 https://images.nasa.gov/details-KSC-20160908-RV-GMM01_0003-OSIRIS_REx_Launch_Broadcast_Ground_ISO-3126827.html https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2416.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zond_2#/media/File:Zond_2.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulsed_plasma_thruster#/media/File:SchematiclayoutofaPulsedPlasmaThruster.png https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs23grc.html https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/dawn/pia18922 https://www.nasa.gov/content/nanoracks-cubesats-deployed-from-space-station-0 https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/cubesats-deployed-outside-stations-kibo-lab-module https://freesound.org/people/rodincoil/sounds/321141/
We Found Superconductors in Meteorites!
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We've found the first confirmed superconductors in meteorites, and our simulated atmosphere game is really heating up! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/superconducting-materials-found-meteorites http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR18/Session/F31.3 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0034-4885/77/9/093902/pdf https://www.nature.com/articles/srep07333.pdf https://nationalmaglab.org/education/magnet-academy/learn-the-basics/stories/superconductivity-101 https://phys.org/news/2018-03-team-laboratory-simulation-exoplanet-atmospheric.html https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-018-0397-0.pdf Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lautsprecherkabel_Makro_nah.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MO-covalent_and_polar_bonds.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:F_Connector_Side.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Meissner_effect_p1390048.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Meteoritenfund_auf_W%C3%BCstenpflaster.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Magnet0873.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Planets_everywhere_(artist%E2%80%99s_impression).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ISS-44_Moon,_Venus,_Jupiter,_Earth.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Top_of_Atmosphere.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_atmosphere.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/webb/images/index.html http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-vector-portrait-of-the-boy-in-chemical/122567725 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%E2%80%99s_impression_of_exoplanet_orbiting_two_stars.jpg
What Happens to Your Body If You Die on Mars?
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It's not the happiest subject, but when someone dies in space, or on another planet, what will happen to the body? Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.popsci.com/what-happens-to-your-body-when-you-die-in-space http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2015/04/death_in_space_the_ethics_of_dealing_with_astronauts_bodies.html https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0167701295000429 https://www3.nd.edu/~asimonet/PUBLICATIONS/Andrushko_et_al_2010_JAS.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004313540500610X http://utminers.utep.edu/rwebb/html/dna_repair.html https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=llullaillaco+elevation https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=el+tatio+elevation http://www.almaobservatory.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/alma_observatory_book.pdf Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_Greenhouse.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2015-03-09Bagmati_River,_Pashupatinath,_Nepal_%E3%83%90%E3%82%B0%E3%83%9E%E3%83%86%E3%82%A3%E5%B7%9D%E3%81%A8%E3%83%91%E3%82%B7%E3%83%A5%E3%83%91%E3%83%86%E3%82%A3%E3%83%8A%E3%83%BC%E3%83%88%E7%81%AB%E8%91%AC%E5%A0%B4DSCF6170%E2%98%86%E5%BD%A1.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Atacama_map.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Atacama.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Snow_Comes_to_the_Atacama_Desert.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_replica_of_the_plomo_mummy_at_the_Museo_Nacional_de_Historia_Natural_in_Sangtiago_Chile_2009_May_24.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crackling_with_Solar_Flares_Flare_zoom_in.jpg
New Jupiter Discoveries from the Juno Mission!
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The Juno spacecraft has been making close flybys of Jupiter and its measurements have revealed some new things about Jupiter’s interior. And astronomers were surprised after putting together the most complete atmospheric profile that’s currently possible for a “hot Saturn” 700 light years away! For SciShow Finds: https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/nature25776_Iess.pdf https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/nature25793_Kaspi.pdf https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/nature25775_Guillot.pdf https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/03/nature25491_Adriani.pdf http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aa9e4e/meta https://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1804/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/nasa-finds-a-large-amount-of-water-in-an-exoplanets-atmosphere https://arxiv.org/abs/1102.1375 Images: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21770/juno-and-the-great-red-spot-illustration https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter%E2%80%99s_Clouds_of_Many_Colors.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter_and_its_shrunken_Great_Red_Spot.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=hF0UjhPSS3Ahttps://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21971/jovian-tempest https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Where_Juno%27s_instruments_are_attached_2_(crop).jpg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-juno-findings-jupiter-s-jet-streams-are-unearthly https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1804a/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/nasa-finds-a-large-amount-of-water-in-an-exoplanets-atmosphere https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_impression_of_the_disc_around_a_young_star.ogv https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JWST_people.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21978/jupiter-s-swirling-cloud-formations
Why Mars Rovers Don't Study Water
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Rovers like Curiosity search for life on Mars using rock and soil samples, but why don't they examine liquid or frozen water? Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://nodis3.gsfc.nasa.gov/displayDir.cfm?Internal_ID=N_PD_8020_007G_&page_name=main&search_term=contamination https://www.nap.edu/read/11381/chapter/3 https://planetaryprotection.nasa.gov/about-categories/ https://www.cbtnuggets.com/blog/2016/10/bytes-and-bacteria-exposing-the-germs-on-your-technology/ https://marsnext.jpl.nasa.gov/scieng_plantary.cfm http://w.astro.berkeley.edu/~kalas/ethics/documents/environment/COSPAR%20Planetary%20Protection%20Policy.pdf https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20130010386.pdf https://planetaryprotection.nasa.gov/file_download/47/VikingMicrobiologicalAssayPlan.pdf Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Martian_north_polar_cap.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Viking_Oven.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19808-MarsCuriosityRover-AeolisMons-BuckskinRock-20150805.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MarsCuriosityRover-Drilling-01.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA15279_3rovers-stand_D2011_1215_D521.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Viking_Lander_Model.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA21635-Mars2020Rover-ArtistConcept-20170523.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:InSight_Lander_Transparent.png
It's Official: Life Could Survive on Enceladus
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Enceladus’ environment could totally be habitable for at least one real-world microbe and we just found the oldest supernova. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=106051 http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/s41467-018-02876-y https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/02/41467_2018_Article_2876.pdf https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/uos-ars021918.php https://authors.library.caltech.edu/84741/1/Smith_2018_ApJ_854_37.pdf ----------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/content/satellite-view-of-the-americas-on-earth-day http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-fun-hippo-vector-illustration/540857252 https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia20013/enceladus https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/multimedia/pia14658.html https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1510.html https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1243.html https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/163333.php?from=385309 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/supernova-ejected-from-the-pages-of-history.html https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/magnetar-near-supermassive-black-hole-delivers-surprises.html https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/young-magnetar-likely-the-slowest-pulsar-ever-detected.html
How the First Stars Transformed the Universe
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The first stars turned all the neutral hydrogen in the universe back into ions, created a bunch of new elements, and just generally made a mess. But without them, you wouldn’t be here. Host: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://arxiv.org/abs/1011.0727 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/522202/pdf https://jwst.nasa.gov/firstlight.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-first-stars-in-the-un/ https://home.cern/about/physics/early-universe http://www.astro.yale.edu/larson/papers/SciAm04.pdf https://www.haystack.mit.edu/ast/science/epoch/ http://www.astro.yale.edu/larson/papers/Bromm02.pdf https://arxiv.org/abs/1511.01188 ---------- Images: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12314 https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1444.html https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=10656 https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2082.html https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6610 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/images/wide-field-optical-image-of-supernova-1987a.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reionization#/media/File:Reion_diagram.jpg
How We Solved the Mystery of Pulsating Auroras
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Astronomers have finally observed what causes pulsating auroras, and our estimates of the mass of the Andromeda Galaxy have shrunk. Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/icfr-mwt021318.php https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/icrar.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/13131736/m31-escape-velocity.pdf https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/uot-doa020818.php https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25505 http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/pulsating-aurora-the-pas-1.4534912 https://www.sciencealert.com/pulsating-aurora-northern-lights-electron-microbursts http://www.newsweek.com/mysterious-pulsating-auroras-caused-showers-electrons-808973 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/nasa-measuring-the-pulsating-aurora Images: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cars10s/7191574910/ https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/BeyondThePhotography/CrewEarthObservationsVideos/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/nasa-measuring-the-pulsating-aurora https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter_and_its_shrunken_Great_Red_Spot.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn_during_Equinox.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Star_cluster_in_the_Andromeda_galaxy.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:M31_09-01-2011.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andromeda_galaxy_2.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andromeda_galaxy_Ssc2005-20a1.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Andromeda_Galaxy_(with_h-alpha).jpg
How Do We Know the Age of the Universe?
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To support SciShow Space and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/. Try the lesson in this video for free at https://brilliant.org/SciShowSpaceCosmology What kinds of tools do astronomers use to calculate the age of the universe, and how can they determine the speed of its expansion? Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/xdf.html https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=atomic+spectrum+of+hydrogen https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2011/advanced-physicsprize2011.pdf http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?1992ARA%26A..30..359B&data_type=PDF_HIGH&whole_paper=YES&type=PRINTER&filetype=.pdf http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?1958ApJ...127..513S&data_type=PDF_HIGH&whole_paper=YES&type=PRINTER&filetype=.pdf https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~dfabricant/huchra/hubble/ http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.aa.33.090195.002545 Images: http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-rustic-southern-american-comfort-food-chicken/585506034 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dark_Energy.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/hst_img_20080520.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asymmetric_Ashes_(artist%27s_impression).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ilc_9yr_moll4096.png http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2016/06/A_mysterious_hermit
How a Frozen Earth Gave the Moon Its Shape
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It might look like a perfect circle, but the Moon is actually wider than it is tall. Now, new calculations indicate that the Moon’s shape is a remnant of a time when Earth might’ve been covered in a single, global ice sheet. Host: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL076278/full https://www.colorado.edu/today/2018/02/06/fossilized-feature-records-moons-slow-retreat-earth http://www.astronomy.com/magazine/bob-berman/2017/03/a-perfect-circle https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/moonfact.html https://www.space.com/19275-moon-formation.html https://astronomy.stackexchange.com/questions/420/why-is-the-moon-receding-from-the-earth-due-to-tides-is-this-typical-for-other https://astronomy.stackexchange.com/questions/1859/when-did-the-moon-stop https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=19990114316 http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/earth/earth_timeline/snowball_earth ---------- Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon#/media/File:LRO_WAC_Nearside_Mosaic.jpg http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-vector-cartoon-flat-globe-character/838336870 http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-planet-and-stars-in-space/522398066 https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/22318005702/ https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=10930 http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-full-moon-in-clouds-over-sea-in-night/828004900/popup?sq=M%7CImages%20similar%20to:%20828004900%7C828004900/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA17182 http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-ice-formations/77744897/popup
Could We Give Mars a Magnetic Field?
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One way to help us live on Mars would be to terraform the planet. Some scientists think we might be able to do that by giving it a new magnetic field! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://livestream.com/viewnow/vision2050/videos/150701155 https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/V2050/pdf/8250.pdf https://phys.org/news/2017-03-nasa-magnetic-shield-mars-atmosphere.html https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/mar/05/nasa-finds-evidence-of-a-vast-ancient-ocean-on-mars http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/29/world/climate-change-geoengineering/index.html http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/solar-shield-could-save-us-climate-change-its-sudden-collapse-would-doom-planet ---------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/real-martians-how-to-protect-astronauts-from-space-radiation-on-mars https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140511.html https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/21360/ https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/chasma-boreale-and-the-north-polar-ice-cap https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraforming_of_Mars#/media/File:Magnetic_shield_on_L1_orbit_around_Mars.png https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/mms-in-space-concept https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/mms-in-space-concept https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_sunshade#/media/File:Space_lens.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraforming_of_Mars#/media/File:MarsTransitionV.jpg
How SpaceX Launched the World's Most Powerful Rocket
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We've found the first evidence of planets outside of the Milky Way, and SpaceX has finally launched the Falcon Heavy rocket into space! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.spacex.com/webcast http://www.spacex.com/falcon-heavy http://www.spacex.com/sites/spacex/files/falconheavypresskit_v1.pdf https://www.wired.com/story/spacex-gears-up-to-finally-actually-launch-the-falcon-heavy/ http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/2018/20180201-falcon-heavy-demo-preview.html https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02/forget-the-falcon-heavys-payload-and-focus-on-where-the-rocket-will-go/ http://www.ou.edu/content/publicaffairs/archives/2018/OUAstrophysictsDiscoverPlanetsinExtragalacticGalaxies.html http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aaa5fb/meta https://arxiv.org/pdf/1802.00049.pdf Images: http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2017/05/Aurora_over_Europe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_rendering_ULAS_J1120%2B0641.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gravitational_lensing_of_distant_star-forming_galaxies_(schematic)_2.webm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gravitational_micro_rev.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_Horseshoe_Einstein_Ring_from_Hubble.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%93%D0%B0%D0%B7%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%8B%D0%B9_%D0%BC%D0%B8%D1%80.png https://www.flickr.com/photos/spacex http://www.spacex.com/news/2018/02/07/falcon-heavy-test-launch
A New Way to Move Tiny Spacecraft | Electrospray Propulsion
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Big, fiery rocket launches are just too powerful for something like a toaster-sized CubeSat once it’s in space. Electrospray propulsion is a promising new way to move these little satellites. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://erps.spacegrant.org/uploads/images/2015Presentations/IEPC-2015-149_ISTS-2015-b-149.pdf [PDF] https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/satellites/ion-electrospray-engines-give-a-boost-to-tiny-satellites https://history.nasa.gov/conghand/propelnt.htm https://sst-soa.arc.nasa.gov/04-propulsion https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/21682/is-isp-all-there-is-to-engine-efficiency/21683#21683 https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/ion_prop.html https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-to-visit-mars-with-a-tiny-satellite-and-static-electricity https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3134074/ https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.15190?journalCode=jpp https://www.researchgate.net/publication/235070645_Colloid_Thrusters_Physics_Fabrication_and_Performance https://www.quora.com/Is-fuel-required-for-a-satellite-to-orbit-the-Earth https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/2239/what-is-the-math-behind-magnetorquers https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/22273/colloidal-or-electrospray-thrusters-any-advantages-over-ion-thrusters https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cubesats/overview http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.489.2947&rep=rep1&type=pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576516308840 http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/2004ESASP.555E.133K https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/smallsat/2004/All2004/65/ http://www.busek.com/cubesatprop__main.htm https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/3.62109 http://sci.esa.int/lisa-pathfinder/59238-lisa-pathfinder-to-conclude-trailblazing-mission/ https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6676 http://erps.spacegrant.org/uploads/images/images/iepc_articledownload_1988-2007/2011index/IEPC-2011-144.pdf [PDF] https://blogs.nasa.gov/Rocketology/tag/rocket-fuel/ https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/12283/usages-of-electric-propulsion-versus-chemical-engines ---------- Images: https://images.nasa.gov/details-KSC-20110805-VP-DNG01-0001_JUNO_AtlasV_Live_Launch_Coverage_Tape2of3.html https://www.nasa.gov/content/nanoracks-cubesats-deployed-from-station-0 https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2516.html https://www.nasa.gov/content/nanoracks-cubesats-deployed-from-space-station-0 https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/dawn/pia18922 https://www.nasa.gov/content/cubesats-released-from-space-station https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=12264 https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6901
Earth Has a New, Orbiting Disco Ball!
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Earth has some new orbiters, and while one of them is vexing many scientists, another will help us learn more about our atmosphere. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.thehumanitystar.com/ https://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/updates/rocket-lab-successfully-reaches-orbit-and-deploys-payloads-january-21-2018/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/26/space-graffiti-astronomers-angry-over-launch-of-fake-star-into-sky https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/life-unbounded/twinkle-twinkle-satellite-vermin/ https://www.iridium.com/blog/2011/08/17/video-roundup-iridium-flares/ http://www.satobs.org/iridium.html https://www.nasa.gov/feature/contact-successfully-established-with-ses-14-satellite-hosting-nasas-gold-mission https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/gold-science https://scied.ucar.edu/shortcontent/thermosphere-overview http://gold.cs.ucf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/GOLD-Fact-Sheet-2018.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pY-kBF3Jfig https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/01/nasa-launches-a-mission-to-study-earths-final-frontier-the-edge-of-space/ Images: https://www.rocketlabusa.com/gallery/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Iridium_flare_2008_08_11.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Iridium_animation.gif https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mercury,_Venus_and_the_Moon_Align.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Comet_holmes_and_iridium_flare.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ionosphere_Layers_en.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Atmosphere_with_Ionosphere.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Diurnal_ionospheric_current.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:EarthAtmosphereBig.jpg
How Many Galaxies Are There?
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We've been trying to count the galaxies in the universe since the mid '90s, but our estimates change as our tools improve. So what does our current estimate really mean? Hosted by: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.03909v2.pdf https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-reveals-observable-universe-contains-10-times-more-galaxies-than-previously-thought https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/10/so-many-galaxies/504185/ https://phys.org/news/2017-01-universe-trillion-galaxies.html https://gizmodo.com/we-were-very-wrong-about-the-number-of-galaxies-in-the-1787750693 https://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1620/ [includes PR videos] https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/universe-has-10-times-more-galaxies-than-researchers-thought/ https://www.nature.com/news/hubble-telescope-reveals-deepest-view-of-the-universe-yet-1.14489 https://www.nature.com/news/universe-has-ten-times-more-galaxies-than-researchers-thought-1.20809 http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/universe-2-trillion-galaxies/ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/there-are-10-times-many-galaxies-previously-thought-180960796/ http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/10/14/there_are_two_trillion_galaxies_in_the_universe.html http://hubblesite.org/image/385/news_release/1996-01 Images: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0814a/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo1724a/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HubbleDeepField.800px.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hubble_ultra_deep_field_high_rez_edit1.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:James_Webb_Space_Telescope_2009_top.jpg https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0910i/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1215b/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1414a/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0911b/ https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/hst_img_20080520.html
We're Turning Pulsars into Galactic GPS!
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Scientists have thought for awhile that pulsars could be used as a sort of galactic positioning system, and astronomers have published the most advanced topographical map of Titan to date! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://mediarelations.cornell.edu/2018/01/17/titan-topographic-map-unearths-cookie-cutter-holes-in-moons-surface/ http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL075518/full http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL075468/full https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/nasa-team-first-to-demonstrate-x-ray-navigation-in-space https://www.wired.com/story/nasa-just-proved-it-can-navigate-space-using-pulsars-where-to-now/ https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nasa-test-proves-pulsars-can-function-as-a-celestial-gps/ Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pulsar_schematic.svghttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Millisecond_pulsar_and_accretion_disk_-_NASA_animation_(hi-res).ogv https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crab_Lucky_video2.gif https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/golden-record-cover/ https://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/zombie-stars.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cosmic_Ornament.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Titan2005.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/multimedia/pia16849.html#.WmtkapM-dTZ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Titan_multi_spectral_overlay.jpg https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/agu-mcl081016.php https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA17655_crop_Titan_north_polar_seas_and_lakes.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Liquid_lakes_on_titan.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lapiaz_P1070880.JPG
3 Times We Thought We Found Aliens
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Earthlings have been searching for alien life for centuries, and more than a few times we were confident that we'd found evidence, but to err is human after all. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/postsecondary/features/F_Canali_and_First_Martians.html https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/a-mistranslated-word-led-to-some-of-the-best-fake-news-of-the-20th-century/ https://www.inverse.com/article/19572-bill-clinton-alien-mars-meteor-extraterrestrial-life http://science.sciencemag.org/content/273/5277/924 https://www.space.com/33690-allen-hills-mars-meteorite-alien-life-20-years.html https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/2006-08-06-mars-life_x.htm http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/microwave-ovens-spark-radio-signals-peryton-05122015/ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/may/05/microwave-oven-caused-mystery-signal-plaguing-radio-telescope-for-17-years Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Karte_Mars_Schiaparelli_MKL1888.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Suez_Canal_ESA385941.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lowell_Mars_channels.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Percival_Lowell_observing_Venus_from_the_Lowell_Observatory_in_1914.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mariner_3_and_4.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ALH84001.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ALH84001_structures.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Consumer_Reports_-_Kenmore_microwave_oven.tif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Magnetite-118736.jpg
There's Clean (Frozen) Water on Mars!
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According to two new papers, Mars may have gigantic drinkable glaciers and we might have found the reason that galaxies glow. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6372/199 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6372/145 https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/01/mars-buried-water-ice-subsurface-geology-astronauts-science/ http://time.com/44631/noah-christians-flood-aronofsky/ https://www.space.com/17048-water-on-mars.html https://spacescience.arc.nasa.gov/mars-climate-modeling-group/past.html https://mepag.jpl.nasa.gov/reports/Mars_Water_ISRU_Study.pdf http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/eens1110/massmovements.htm http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6372/202 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6372/156 http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1984ApJ...278L..19L http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/423204/meta http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev.astro.46.060407.145211 https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/chemical/pah.htm https://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-07/what-does-space-smell https://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/text_version/chemicals.php?id=80 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405675817300039 https://public.nrao.edu/news/2018-gbt-chemistry/ http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803102219396 ----------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2095.html http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-pickaxe-icon-with-long-shadow/625915932/popup?sq=M|Images%20similar%20to:%20625915932|625915932/f=CPIHVX/s=DynamicRank http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-polygonal-iceberg-in-flat-style/845476498/popup?sq=glacier/f=CIHVX/s=DynamicRank http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-treasure-hunter-digging/501280291/popup?sq=M|Images%20similar%20to:%20501280291|501280291/f=CIHVX/s=DynamicRank http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-vector-astronauts-in-space-working-and/637837426/popup?sq=astronaut/f=CIHVX/s=DynamicRank https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia22186/depressions-and-channels-on-the-floor-of-lyot-crater https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia22187/the-fault-in-our-mars http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-grand-canyon-aerial-view-landscape/689893480/popup?sq=layer%20of%20rock%20grand%20canyon/f=CPIHVX/p=2/s=DynamicRank https://hirise-pds.lpl.arizona.edu/PDS/EXTRAS/RDR/ESP/ORB_048600_048699/ESP_048683_1245/ESP_048683_1245_RED.abrowse.jpg https://hirise-pds.lpl.arizona.edu/PDS/EXTRAS/RDR/ESP/ORB_048600_048699/ESP_048683_1245/ESP_048683_1245_MIRB.abrowse.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/enormous-aquifer-discovered-under-greenland-ice-sheet/ https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_645.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hexabenzocoronene-3D-balls.png https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1736.html https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/news/releases/2010/10-65AR.html https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/eso1209eb/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzonitrile https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2195.html
Could Naked Singularities Exist?
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To support SciShow Space and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/. A naked singularity is something that should be a black hole, but it’s neither black nor a hole. If they exist, they’ll rewrite physics as we know it. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://io9.gizmodo.com/5825098/whats-so-scandalous-about-a-naked-singularity https://www.quantamagazine.org/where-gravity-is-weak-and-naked-singularities-are-verboten-20170620/ http://www.theory.caltech.edu/people/preskill/new_naked_bet.html http://www.theory.caltech.edu/people/preskill/nyt_bet_story.html https://www.sciencenews.org/article/naked-singularity-might-evade-cosmic-censor https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/critical-opalescence/what-would-it-be-like-to-fall-into-a-naked-singularity-guest-post/ http://www.nytimes.com/1991/03/10/us/computer-defies-einstein-s-theory.html https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg12917604.300-science-naked-singularities-pose-problems-for-einsteins-theory/ https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.66.994 http://www.nytimes.com/1997/02/16/weekinreview/what-a-physicist-finds-obscene.html http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~tobin/documents/kip-in-discover-2007-11.pdf ---------- Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Black_Hole_in_the_universe.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/nustar/multimedia/pia16695.html https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/images/467382main_dn12679-1_600.jpg https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141026.html https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap041226.html https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-is-a-black-hole-k4.html https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/multimedia/imagegallery/2017_achievements/ACD17-0168-12.html
Fast Radio Bursts: Mystery Solved?
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Our favorite fast radio burst, FRB 121102, brings us one step closer to understanding its source, and astronomers have a new theoretical upper limit for star masses. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature25149 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/04/science/fast-radio-burst-galaxy.html http://aasnova.org/2017/09/20/a-fast-radio-burst-every-second/ http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/astronomers-trace-fast-radio-burst-to-a-surprising-source/ http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6371/69 http://pages.astronomy.ua.edu/keel/galaxies/starburst.html Images: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2218.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tarantula_Nebula_TRAPPIST.jpg http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/astronomers-trace-fast-radio-burst-to-a-surprising-source/ http://aasnova.org/2017/09/20/a-fast-radio-burst-every-second/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LH_95.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moving_heart_of_the_Crab_Nebula.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paranal_Platform_After_Sunset_(ESO).jpg
Fighting the Loneliness of Space Travel
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Long months or years spent in space can be isolating, making astronauts susceptible to boredom and depression. Here's a look at some long-term studies we've done here on Earth to figure out what isolation does to people, and how to make it a little more tolerable. Thumbnail Credit: University of Hawai‘i https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/34593743871/in/album-72157682024224650/ We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/30/foer.php http://mentalfloss.com/article/26483/4-bizarre-experiments-should-never-be-repeated https://io9.gizmodo.com/an-experiment-that-tested-a-mans-tolerance-for-isolati-1503280842 https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20170001366.pdf https://www.nasa.gov/analogs/hera http://hi-seas.org/?cat=84 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/08/good-news-future-colonists-mars-meals-may-feature-nutella/278682/ https://aeon.co/essays/what-four-months-on-mars-taught-me-about-boredom http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877705816322792 Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:STS-129_Zvezda_sunrise.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Candle_light_inside_the_Luray_Caverns_-_panoramio.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mokuaweoweo_from_the_air.gif https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/31571356064/in/album-72157677141586901/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mauna_Loa_from_the_air.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/34593743611/in/album-72157682024224650/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/34593744011/in/album-72157682024224650/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/34593743721/in/album-72157682024224650/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/34562993482/in/album-72157682024224650/
A New, Bubbly Origin Story for the Solar System
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We might be closer to figuring out how our solar system was born and NASA has two finalists for its next New Frontiers mission. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلط الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aa992e/meta https://news.uchicago.edu/article/2017/12/22/scientists-describe-how-solar-system-could-have-formed-bubble-around-giant-star https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/159267.php http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/solar-system/a14486467/solar-system-formed-bubble-surrounding-hottest-stars/ https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1692.pdf https://www.forbes.com/sites/briankoberlein/2017/12/27/our-sun-could-be-the-child-of-a-wolf/#6d1596744f53 http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/nasa-selects-finalists-next-new-frontiers-mission/ https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-invests-in-concept-development-for-missions-to-comet-saturn-moon-titan http://dragonfly.jhuapl.edu/ http://www.jhuapl.edu/newscenter/pressreleases/2017/171221.asp http://spacenews.com/nasa-selects-comet-and-titan-missions-as-new-frontiers-finalists/ ---------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/images/wide-field-optical-image-of-supernova-1987a.html https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/images/chandra-reveals-the-elementary-nature-of-cassiopeia-a.html https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/hubble-view-wolf-rayet-stars-intense-and-short-lived https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2016/hubbles-blue-bubble https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/pia18876/welcome-to-a-comet-from-lander-on-surface https://www.nasa.gov/content/ten-years-ago-huygens-probe-lands-on-surface-of-titan https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_318.html https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/5-peering-through-titans-haze
How the US Launched Its First Satellite
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60 years ago, in January 1958, the United States launched its first satellite, Explorer 1. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/multi/explorer.html https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=2013-033A’ https://history.nasa.gov/sputnik/expinfo.html https://www.popsci.com/interservice-rivalry-that-delayed-americas-first-satellite-launch#page-3 https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1957-001B https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1957-002A http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a285101.pdf ---------- Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Explorer1.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/images/history/October1957_2.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sputnik_1.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vanguard_TV3.ogv https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sputnik_8K71PS_grey.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputnik_(rocket)#/media/File:GPN-2002-000184.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_I#/media/File:Juno-1_explorer-2.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Explorer1.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Explorer_1#/media/File:Explorer_1_During_the_Installation_to_Jupiter-C.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1958-02-03_First_US_Satellite_Launched.ogv https://www.nasa.gov/content/earths-changing-vistas https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-s-icon-explores-the-boundary-between-earth-and-space https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/missions/mission_gold.html https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-s-tess-mission-cleared-for-next-development-phase
Future Space News of 2018
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Here's a sneak peek at three missions coming up in 2018. We have rockets launching, spacecraft arriving at their destinations, and missions coming to an end. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/fact_sheets/InSight.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYDgj0kOYbg https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/11/mars-insight-passes-tvac-testing-2018-launch/ https://insight.jpl.nasa.gov/newsdisplay.cfm?Subsite_News_ID=38547 https://lunar.xprize.org/about/guidelines https://www.airspacemag.com/space/moon-race-google-x-prize-180962397/ https://www.wired.com/story/the-moon-express-mx-1e-lander-is-heading-for-the-moon-or-bust/ https://rocketlabusa.com/electron/ http://www.spaceil.com/news/everything-youve-ever-wanted-to-know-about-the-first-israeli-spacecraft-to-the-moon/ http://www.spaceil.com/technology/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/08/space-race-moon-google-lunar-xprize/ http://www.synergymoon.com/index.html http://www.ibtimes.co.in/kalamsat-top-7-facts-you-need-know-about-worlds-smallest-satellite-731999 http://www.teamindus.in/mission/ https://team-hakuto.jp/en/technology/index.html http://www.spaceil.com/he/news/spaceil-alerts-the-national-dream-in-danger-of-closing/ https://theprint.in/2017/11/17/indian-firm-moon-rover-dream-crash-burn-lack-funds/ https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/11/08/national/science-health/japanese-team-competing-lunar-probe-contest-delay-launch/#.WiIKjSMrJFS https://www.asteroidmission.org/objectives/mission-operations/ https://www.asteroidmission.org/objectives/instruments/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Terrestrial_Planet_Interiors_(Earth,_Mars_and_Moon)_-_Artist%27s_Concept.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OSIRIS_Mars_true_color.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA17358-MarsInSightLander-20140326.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:20151014_SPACEIL_MODEL.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Imbrium_location.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:OSIRIS-REx_artist_rendetion.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bennu_shape_model.gif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_concept_of_OSIRIS-REx_TAGSAM_in_operation.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/WISE/multimedia/gallery/pia14729.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FullMoon2010.jpg
The UAE's Martian City on Earth
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The United Arab Emirates is planning an enormous colony on Mars, but first they are building the biggest Mars simulator right here on earth. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/13/i-took-a-trip-to-mars-in-2117-and-it-was-exactly-like-star-wars.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/02/16/the-uaes-ambitious-plan-to-build-a-new-city-on-mars/?utm_term=.163381005fca http://www.emiratesmarsmission.ae/ http://www.emiratesmarsmission.ae/scientific-goals https://www.popsci.com/united-arab-emirates-mars-city-pictures https://www.engadget.com/2017/09/28/dubai-building-mock-martian-city/ http://mediaoffice.ae/en/media-center/news/26/9/2017/mars.aspx http://mdrs.marssociety.org/ http://fmars.marssociety.org/ http://hi-seas.org/ http://hi-seas.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/HI-SEAS-MediaKit_12Sept2017.pdf ---------- Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MDRS_Campus.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FMARS_2009_panorama.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhawaii/34562993152/ https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1506.html
The Hardest Things About Living on Mars
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To support SciShow Space and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/ Creating a Mars colony is a dream for many people, but it comes with some unique and challenging problems. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.seeker.com/making-mars-habitable-farming-astronauts-food-nasa-spacex-colonization-2098820191.html https://cipotato.org/pressreleases/indicators-show-potatoes-can-grow-mars/ http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2015/04/perchlorate_in_martian_soil_the_chemical_that_could_be_dangerous_to_astronauts.html http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0103138 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19574385 https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2014-03/documents/ffrrofactsheet_contaminant_perchlorate_january2014_final.pdf http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2006/10/perchlorate-impacts-thyroid-low-doses https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/the-fact-and-fiction-of-martian-dust-storms https://www.space.com/1732-martian-dust-major-risk-manned-mission.html https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6638 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/life-unbounded/the-great-martian-storm-of-e2809971/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/real-martians-how-to-protect-astronauts-from-space-radiation-on-mars https://phys.org/news/2016-11-bad-mars.html https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/radiation-remains-problem-any-mission-mars-180959092/ https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/jpeg/PIA17601.jpg https://www.nature.com/articles/srep29901 https://phys.org/news/2017-09-lava-tubes-hidden-sites-future.html https://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/venus/q2811.html https://srag.jsc.nasa.gov/spaceradiation/What/What.cfm Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Colonization_of_Mars.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:S89_51054.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:14-2290-SpaceLaunchSystem-AfterLaunch-20140827.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA16938-RadiationSources-InterplanetarySpace.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geodynamo_Between_Reversals.gif https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA17601-Comparisons-RadiationExposure-MarsTrip-20131209.png https://www.nasa.gov/pdf/740785main_Flynn_Spring_Symposium_2013.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pavonis_Mons_lava_tube_skylight_crop.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/farming-in-martian-gardens https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_Food_Production_-_Bisected.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Concept_Mars_colony.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/the-fact-and-fiction-of-martian-dust-storms https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KSC-03PD-0786.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirit_(rover)#/media/File:NASA_Mars_Rover.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Astronaut_working_on_Mars.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martian_habitat_with_colonists.jpg
A Ridiculously Huge Pair of Ancient Galaxies
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To support SciShow Space and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/ Astronomers have found a couple galaxies that were much larger than expected, and the Opportunity rover might be in for some harsh Martian weather! We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24629 https://public.nrao.edu/news/2017-alma-galaxies-dark-matter/ https://www.simonsfoundation.org/2017/12/06/early-galaxies-dark-matter/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-mars-rover-teams-tilted-winter-strategy-works https://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mer/newsroom/pressreleases/20070720a.html https://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mer/newsroom/pressreleases/20070824a.html https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/the-fact-and-fiction-of-martian-dust-storms https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/mars-weather-forecast-calls-massive-dust-stormssolar-system-mechanics-may-explain-why-180959174/ https://www.popsci.com/can-we-predict-global-dust-storms-on-mars Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spectrum.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NGC_4414_(NASA-med).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ALMA_Antennas_on_Chajnantor.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_Horseshoe_Einstein_Ring_from_Hubble.JPG https://www.nasa.gov/images/content/176484main_hst_dark_ring_1_full.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Erebus_360_L257atc-B652R1.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Opportunity_in_Endurance_Crater.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MarsEndurance.jpg https://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mer/newsroom/pressreleases/20070720a.html
Life Beyond Neptune: The Kuiper Belt & Scattered Disc
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The solar system is enormous, and includes the Kuiper Belt and the Scattered Disc, both of which turn out to be really weird in some pretty awesome ways. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Participate/learn/What-We-Know.php?link=The-Kuiper-Belt https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/kbos/indepth http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v362/n6422/abs/362730a0.html?foxtrotcallback=true https://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/features/cosmic/solar_system_info.html https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-horizons-reveals-pluto-s-atmospheric-pressure-has-sharply-decreased http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/PI-Perspectives.php?page=piPerspective_08_08_2017 https://www.space.com/34066-pluto-moon-charon-red-spot-source.html https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v522/n7554/full/nature14469.html https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/oort/indepth http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8205/819/2/L38/pdf http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast161/Unit4/dance.html Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA17046_-_Voyager_1_Goes_Interstellar.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Astronomical_unit.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lhborbits.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kuiper_belt_-_Oort_cloud-en.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_impression_dwarf_planet_Eris.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eris_Orbit.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:EightTNOs.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-FlyoverAnimation-20150918.webm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Haumea_rotation_with_ring.gif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Neptune_Full.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-01_Stern_03_Pluto_Color_TXT.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-BlueSkyFinal_PIA21590.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:14-281-KuiperBeltObject-ArtistsConcept-20141015.jpg https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/news/1400/interstellar-crossing-the-cosmic-void/
The Oldest Quasar Ever and the Newest Failed Launch
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We have discovered an enormous black hole that’s older and farther away than any we’ve ever seen, and a recent rocket launch did not go as planned. SciShow Finds: https://scishowfinds.com/ We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature25180 https://www.haystack.mit.edu/ast/science/epoch/ https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/11/this-weeks-failed-russian-rocket-had-a-pretty-bad-programming-error/ https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/11/the-second-launch-from-russias-new-spaceport-has-failed/ https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2013/07/10/200775748/report-upside-down-sensors-toppled-russian-rocket https://arstechnica.com/science/2013/07/parts-installed-upside-down-caused-last-weeks-russian-rocket-to-explode/ ---------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/star-wanders-too-close-to-a-black-hole http://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=99141&shunter=1506556910744 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/multimedia/distant-quasar-RXJ1131.html https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_805.html https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/expedition-51-launch-to-the-international-space-station
How Computers Revolutionized Space Travel
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As computers have gotten more powerful, they’ve completely transformed how we explore the solar system. And along the way, the space industry has given computer science a boost too. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://history.nasa.gov/computers/contents.html http://web.mit.edu/digitalapollo/Documents/Chapter4/manualcontrol.pdf https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/apollo-guidance-computer-and-first-silicon-chips http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2009/06/when_america_first_met_the_microchip.html http://www.computerweekly.com/feature/Apollo-11-The-computers-that-put-man-on-the-moon https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/grand-finale/cassini-quick-facts/ https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasa-mars-rover-can-choose-laser-targets-on-its-own https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/technology/insituexploration/edl/skycrane/ https://www.livescience.com/46021-what-is-a-transistor.html https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/technology/insituexploration/edl/ https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2012/30jul_skycrane ----------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/images/history/May1961.html https://www.nasa.gov/content/apollo-mission-control-center-0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/21669294011/in/album-72157658601662068/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRADIC#/media/File:TRADIC_computer.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invention_of_the_integrated_circuit#/media/File:Agc_nor2.jpg https://history.nasa.gov/alsj/a16/LM11-co46.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranger_7#/media/File:The_Ranger_Spacecraft_GPN-2000-001979.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/images/history/February1969.html https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1404.html https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/pia20332/full-circle-vista-from-naukluft-plateau-on-mars https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/videos/?v=18
The First Results on the Interstellar Asteroid!
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Our asteroid news edition this week clears up some misleading headlines regarding 3200 Phaethon, and our interstellar visitor has both a new name and a shape we haven’t seen before. SciShow Finds: https://scishowfinds.com/ We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: ’Oumuamua: https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25020 http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K17/K17V17.html https://phys.org/news/2017-11-eso-interstellar-asteroid.html http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/outthere/2017/11/23/interstellar-asteroid-mystery/ http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/meet-oumuamua-the-interstellar-cigar/ https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.05687 3200 Phaethon: https://arxiv.org/abs/1605.05205 https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2016/08/aa28666-16/aa28666-16.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-causes-a-meteor-show/ http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1989A%26A...225..533G http://www.newsweek.com/3200-phaethon-geminid-meteor-shower-nasa-722056 http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/observing-news/geminid-meteor-shower121214/ http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-6256/145/6/154/ https://arxiv.org/abs/1304.1430 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2041-8205/771/2/L36/ https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/lunar/phaethon.html https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=3200;cad=1 https://www.amsmeteors.org/meteor-showers/2017-meteor-shower-list/ https://www.space.com/34921-geminid-meteor-shower-guide.html https://in-the-sky.org/data/constellation.php?id=39 Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Comet_20171025-16_gif.gif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:InnerSolarSystem-en.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A2017U1_5gsmoothWHT_enhanced.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eso1737a-shorter.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asteroid_Phaethon_25dec2010_stack.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3200_Phaethon_orbit_dec_2017.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geminid_meteor_shower.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3200_Phaethon_skypath_Dec_2017.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geminids.jpg
The VASIMR Engine: How to Get to Mars in 40 Days
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Chemical engines can only move us through the solar system so quickly, but a faster method is being engineered right now that could get us to Mars in just 40 days! We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.adastrarocket.com/aarc/VASIMR https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs21grc.html https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/technology/Ion_Propulsion1.html http://www.adastrarocket.com/GarRSBSept2004_article.pdf http://adastrarocket.com/pressReleases/AdAstraRelease080917-final.pdf https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/02/nasas-longshot-bet-on-a-revolutionary-rocket-may-be-about-to-pay-off/ https://www.nasa.gov/press/2015/march/nasa-announces-new-partnerships-with-us-industry-for-key-deep-space-capabilities https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs21grc.html https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/ion_engine_interactive/lev3.html Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vasimr.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:VASIMR_spacecraft.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:VASIMR_schemat_uproszczony.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Capturing_the_Solar_Maximum_Mission_satellite.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ssme_schematic_(updated).svg
Maybe There Isn't Liquid Water on Mars
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Two years ago we were very excited about the announcement of water on Mars, but some new research challenges that idea. And one of our most successful exoplanet finding tools has discovered another one, this time pretty close to home! SciShow Finds: https://scishowfinds.com ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/s41561-017-0012-5 https://www.space.com/36162-mars-dark-streaks-dry-avalanches.html https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/phoenix/news/phoenix-20080731.html http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2917.html https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/mars-gullies-likely-not-formed-by-liquid-water http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068956/full https://www.nature.com/articles/ngeo2546 https://www.aanda.org/component/article?access=doi&doi=10.1051/0004-6361/201731973 https://www.eso.org/public/archives/releases/sciencepapers/eso1736/eso1736a.pdf https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/e-ctw111317.php https://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/lasilla/36/harps/ Images: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-confirms-evidence-that-liquid-water-flows-on-today-s-mars https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_Polar_Cap_of_Mars_during_Martian_South_summer_2000.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Warm_Season_Flows_on_Slope_in_Newton_Crater_(animated).gif https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hirise_at_mars.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Slope_Lineae_PIA14479-43_946-710.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/mars-gullies-likely-not-formed-by-liquid-water http://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/eso1736a/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spektrograf_HARPS.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RedDwarfNASA.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ELT_concept.jpg
Could We Build Weather-Controlling Satellites?
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In some science fiction movies, satellites control the weather in disastrous, but effective ways. Here in reality, we have attempted to influence the weather, with mixed results. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.dri.edu/cloudseeding http://www.weathermodification.org/faq.php http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/hrd_sub/sfury.html http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/hrd_sub/stormfury_era.html https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477(1985)066%3C0505:PSASC%3E2.0.CO;2 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=9189996 https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477(1981)062%3C0368:HRTFHC%3E2.0.CO;2 ---------- Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cloudseedingimagerevised.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/11129116055/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/11306368406/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail_cannon#/media/File:Banska_Stiavnica_Cannon-1.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail_cannon#/media/File:International_congress_on_hail_shooting.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hail_cannon#/media/File:Hail_cannon.jpg
A Zombie Star That Just Won't Die
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What exactly is a ‘Zombie Star,’ and how does it compare to other stars and supernovas? We’ve also learned more about how the haze over Pluto plays a role in its temperature. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/LCO_supernova https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24030 https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.18.379 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/836/2/244/meta;jsessionid=D94FCFB34EBFF404AAC91DF857F18175.ip-10-40-2-120 http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature24465 http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Participate/learn/What-We-Know.php?link=Plutos-Atmosphere http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/plutos-atmosphere-confounds-researchers-032520166/ http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1989BAAS...21..981E Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Keplers_supernova.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IPTF14hls.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-01_Stern_03_Pluto_Color_TXT.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-BlueSkyFinal_PIA21590.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_horizons_(NASA).jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MVIC_sunset_scan_of_Pluto.jpg
The Coolest Missions from India's Space Program
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The Indian Space Research Organisation, or ISRO, is on its way to becoming a leader in space exploration — and they’re just getting started. Host: Reid Reimers We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.universetoday.com/105772/maven-and-mom-missions-from-nasa-and-india-plan-martian-science-collaboration-in-orbit/ http://www.isro.gov.in/pslv-c25-mars-orbiter-mission http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mangaluru/ISRO-chief-signals-Indias-readiness-for-Chandrayaan-II-mission/articleshow/51178528.cms https://thewire.in/58415/mars-orbiter-isro-planetary/ http://www.isro.gov.in/announcement-of-opportunity-ao-future-mars-orbiter-mission-mom-2 http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/astrosat-rules-out-afterglow-in-black-hole-merger/article19094393.ece https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/15/world/asia/india-satellites-rocket.html http://www.isro.gov.in/pslv-c37-successfully-launches-104-satellites-single-flight http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/After-Mars-ISRO-looks-to-conquer-Venus-Jupiter/articleshow/56342122.cms https://www.seeker.com/india-mars-orbiter-mission-methane-detector-flaw-red-planet-2133861312.html http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/2016/1005-moms-second-anniversary-at-mars.html http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2015/03040850-mars-orbiter-mission-methane.html http://exploration.esa.int/mars/46475-trace-gas-orbiter/ ---------- Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hayabusa_hover.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_(rocket_family) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrayaan-1#/media/File:Chandrayaan-1.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_Orbiter_Mission_-_India_-_ArtistsConcept.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/services/missions/solarsystem/MAVEN.html https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/history/this-week-in-nasa-history-sts-109-returns-to-earth-after-servicing-the-hubble.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chandra-spacecraft_labeled-en.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/wise/black-holes-20131203i.html
We Found One of the Oldest Galaxies Ever!
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Astronomers found a galaxy older than almost any we’ve ever seen before, and we have a new, faster method to use in our search for habitable planets. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0297-8 https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2017-11/uoma-upn110317.php http://www.lmtgtm.org/ http://ethw.org/Millimeter_Waves https://www.space.com/25732-redshift-blueshift.html http://www.lmtgtm.org/15-september-2017-call-for-science-proposals-with-the-50m-lmt-2018-s1/ https://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1106/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23598341 https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.07912 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-14192-4 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/nsfc-abg110217.php https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/V2050/pdf/8214.pdf Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:N11_(Hubble).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maquette_Herschel_salon_du_Bourget_2013_DSC_0217.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GTM_imagen.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Schema_Redshift.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CMB_Timeline300_no_WMAP.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aurora_australis_20050911.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:James_Webb_Space_Telescope_Mirror37.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Close-up_on_launching_filament_(SDO-AIA,_304_%C3%85).ogv
What if Earth Was Hit by a Giant Solar Flare?
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Solar storms are really common, but occasionally they can be huge, causing more than pretty light shows in the auroras. What would happen nowadays if we had a massive solar storm? We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Reid Reimers ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Inerri, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, سلطان الخليفي, Nicholas Smith, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Charles George ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3722206 https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bracing-for-a-solar-superstorm/ http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110302-solar-flares-sun-storms-earth-danger-carrington-event-science/ https://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v284/n4/pdf/scientificamerican0401-86.pdf https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0326-1_32 http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1998PhDT.......147F https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms11058 Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Northern_lights_on_Kval%C3%B8ya_2012-01-23a.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polarlicht_2.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Virmalised_18.03.15_(4).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Solar_Flare_Moon_Eclipse_NASA_SDO_AIA_CME_FQTQ_1.gif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_Coronal_Mass_Ejection_strikes_the_Earth.ogv https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Utility_pole_transformers.jpg
An Asteroid Visited Us From Outside the Solar System!
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Earth has received its first speedy visitor from another star system, A/2017 U1, and the Dawn Mission has helped astronomers gather more evidence about possible former oceans on Ceres. We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: A/2017 U1 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/small-asteroid-or-comet-visits-from-beyond-the-solar-system https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/astronomers-spot-first-ever-space-rock-from-another-star/ https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/near-earth_object.htm http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/info/press-releases/interstellar/ Ceres http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JE005302/abstract https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012821X17304405 https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2017-277 https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6980 http://earthsky.org/space/ceres-ocean-2-new-studies-oct-2017 https://phys.org/news/2013-05-team-moon-mascons-mystery.html Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:C2017U1.gif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LyraCC.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ceres_-_RC3_-_Haulani_Crater_(22381131691).jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dawn_Flight_Configuration_2.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Interior_Structure_of_Ceres_-_diagram.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA20354-Ceres-DwarfPlanet-MercatorMap-HAMO-20160322.jpg
Could Wormholes Really Exist?
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If wormholes aren't just convenient plot devices for science fiction writers, they’re still much weirder than anything we could make up. Thumbnail Image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:FY221c15.png We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Inerri, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, سلطان الخليفي, Nicholas Smith, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Charles George ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://phys.org/news/2015-12-wormholes.html https://www.space.com/20881-wormholes.html https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn11745-could-black-holes-be-portals-to-other-universes/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/would-astronauts-survive-interstellar-trip-through-wormhole-180953269/ http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/E/exotic_matter.html Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wormhole_travel_as_envisioned_by_Les_Bossinas_for_NASA.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lorentzian_Wormhole.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spacetime_lattice_analogy.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wormhole-demo.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BlackHole_Lensing.gif https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BH_LMC.png
Two New Ways We Could Live on the Moon!
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To support SciShow Space and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/. Last week, engineers announced two possible lunar habitats: a big pillowy space closet and lunar lava tubes. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Inerri, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, سلطان الخليفي, Nicholas Smith, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Charles George ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://images.spaceref.com/news/2011/bigelow.chrtz.isdc.pdf http://www.ulalaunch.com/bigelow-aerospace-and-ula-lunar-depot.aspx http://www.bigelowaerospace.com/media/lunar_video_copy.webm https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/17/16488646/bigelow-aerospace-united-launch-alliance-b330-habitat-lunar-depot http://www.bigelowaerospace.com/pages/beam/ https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/nasa-tries-an-inflatable-room-on-the-space-station-likes-it/ http://www.ulalaunch.com/uploads/docs/Published_Papers/Evolution/Vulcan_ACES_and_Beyond_2016_AAS_16-052_DEROY_REED.pdf https://sservi.nasa.gov/articles/lava-tube-lunar-base/ http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL074998/epdf http://www.newsweek.com/colonizing-moon-scientists-lava-tubes-underground-city-688292 ---------- Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigelow_Expandable_Activity_Module#/media/File:BEAM_mockup.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/space-stations-expandable-habitat https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/a-look-inside-the-space-stations-expandable-beam-module https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thurston_Lava_Tube,_Big_Island.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/news/first-year.html
NASA Might Send a Helicopter to Mars
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Nothing’s final yet, but there might be a drone, called the Mars Helicopter, on the upcoming Mars 2020 rover. Host: Hank Green We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Inerri, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, سلطان الخليفي, Nicholas Smith, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Piya Shedden, Charles George ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA480702 https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4457 https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-259 https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/what-is-a-helicopter-58.html https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/WindTunnel/Activities/lift_formula.html https://www.dji.com/phantom-4 https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/whereistherovernow/ http://blogs.esa.int/mex/2012/08/05/time-delay-between-mars-and-earth/ https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/marsfact.html https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/earthfact.html https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/229937-nasa-testing-helicopter-drone-to-accompany-next-mars-rover https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/mars-2020/ ---------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/images/history/November1964.html https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/images/history/May1971.html https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/msl/pia19808/looking-up-at-mars-rover-curiosity-in-buckskin-selfie https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21718/ireson-hill-on-mount-sharp-mars https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/curiosity-rovers-location-for-sol-1830/ https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/helicopter-could-be-scout-for-mars-rovers https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/6453/
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