Showing posts with label Amy Shira Teitel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Amy Shira Teitel. Show all posts

March 22, 2017

The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

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Large chemical rockets are needed to launch payloads into space from the ground, but could rockoons, rocket balloons, be a more efficient alternative?

March 20, 2017

Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It

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When it comes to health, what comes out of you is just as important as what you put in. What does your poo say about you?

March 2, 2017

We Got Our DNA Tested, Here's How It Actually Works

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Trace and Amy get their DNA test results, and they talk to an expert about how scientists actually get genetic information out of DNA.

January 24, 2017

How Measles Vaccine Protects You From Other Deadly Diseases

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When the measles vaccine was first introduced, childhood deaths from all infectious diseases dropped suddenly. And now, we might know why.

January 22, 2017

Did The Sun Steal Planet Nine From Another Solar System?

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Outer space is full of free-floating orphan planets searching for a new home. What would happen if one flew into our solar system?

January 20, 2017

Robots Can Now Sense Your Emotions Via Radio Waves

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Scientists have developed a machine that can read your emotions — even when your facial expression remains constant. How does it work?

December 6, 2016

What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum?

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You've probably heard that, if swallowed, chewing gum stays in your stomach for 7 years.

November 27, 2016

Could We Create A Livable Atmosphere On The Moon?

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Until recently, scientists thought the moon had no atmosphere, but it actually does! What's it made of and can it be made to support life?

October 31, 2016

Why Did NASA Release Water Into Space?

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There were a lot of unknowns about spaceflight in the early 1960s, including what would happen if a rocket exploded en route to orbit. Enter Project Highwater.

October 21, 2016

This Is What Happens To Your Body At High Altitudes

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People say they get drunker on airplanes, but it's not the alcohol — it's the altitude.

How Much Force Does It Take To Break A Bone?

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It seems like some people break bones all the time, while others consistently end up unscathed.

Here's Why We Can't Live Stream From Mars

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Most of us on Earth only get to see space through the pictures spacecrafts take up there.

September 25, 2016

Why Do We Get Pruney Fingers In Water?

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Ever noticed the way your fingers wrinkle when they're in water?

September 22, 2016

What Happens When Comets Hit The Sun?

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We know what would happen if a meteor collided with the Earth, but what about the sun?

August 12, 2016

Why Everyone Should Sleep Naked!

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How often do you sleep in your birthday suit?

May 26, 2016

The Crazy Tech Behind America's Arctic Missile Defense

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Amy Shira Teitel, sheds some light on America's Arctic Missile Defence.

May 17, 2016

April 30, 2016

What Exists In The Dark Space Between Solar Systems?

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If you are one of those people who happens to be fascinated by the goings on of outer space; you will enjoy this.

April 27, 2016

How Do Spacesuits Keep Astronauts Safe From The Vacuum Of Space?

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Scientists really went out of their way to create effective spacesuits.

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