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Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

October 16, 2017

October 15, 2017

Why Do Dogs Shake To Dry Off?

Wet Dog Shaking Off Water
Wet dog shaking off water
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
Everyone loves a slow motion video of a dog shaking to dry off, but what is the science behind it?

The U.S. & Russia Are Building A Deep Space Gateway, Here's What You Need To Know

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
The U.S. and Russia have announced plans to put a new structure in the orbit of the moon. What will it look like?

October 14, 2017

The Simple Discovery That Let Us Fly Faster Than The Speed Of Sound

Julian Huguet
A screenshot of Julian Huguet 
Breaking the sound barrier is considered one of the greatest achievements of aviation, but how exactly did we manage to fly faster than sound?

October 13, 2017

How The Universe Began (Is Science Wrong?)

Koi Fresco
A screenshot of Koi Fresco  
Koi Fresco — an American vlogger who enjoys discussing things of a philosophical nature, shares with us: How The Universe Began (Is Science Wrong?).

October 12, 2017

How To Learn While You Sleep

Brit Garner
A screenshot of Brit Garner  
You may not be able to unlock all the secrets of the universe while you snooze, but it's still possible to reinforce what you've already learned.

October 11, 2017

Scientists Make Lithium Batteries Better With Asphalt

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson 
Researchers at Rice University have discovered that a touch of asphalt may be the secret to high-capacity lithium metal batteries that charge 10 to 20 times faster than commercial lithium-ion batteries.

October 10, 2017

The Science Of Why You Should Water Down Your Whiskey

Whiskey
Whiskey
(Photo credit: Pixabay) 
The secret to enjoying a good whiskey?

Life Under A Black Sun

Black Sun
Black Sun
(Photo credit: Pixabay) 
In the paper, Life Under a Black Sun, authors Tomas Opatrny, Lukas Richterek and Pavel Bakala describe a scenario whereby a planet is drawn into orbit not by a star, but a black hole.

October 8, 2017

3 Surprising Things Matter Does Under Extreme Pressure

Three
Three 
Things get weird under pressure.

One Shot Could Provide All The Vaccines You'll Ever Need

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez 
Hate needles? Researchers may have found a way to combine all the vaccines you'll ever need into a single shot.

What Happens If You Leave Your Contacts In For Too Long?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Hank Green, the host of Scishow, talks about the problematic issues that you will face if you leave contact lenses on your eyes for too long.

October 7, 2017

A New Mathematical Model Of The Origin Of Life

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Scientists have once again used big, complex math equations to help us understand more about the universe we inhabit — this time about the origins of life on earth.

October 6, 2017

Mars Cities And Moon Bases: SpaceX's Big New Plans

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced some ambitious plans at the International Aeronautical Congress. If he's right, we could have humans living on the moon and Mars within a decade, and you might never have an 18 hour flight again!

October 5, 2017

How Prosthetic Eyes Are Made And Fitted

An Eye
An Eye
(Photo credit: Pixabay) 
Prosthetic eyes are created for each individual patient, making each one a custom work of art. Each eye is made with an acrylic mold based on the patient's eye.

October 4, 2017

This Is Why Some People Have Extra Nipples

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez 
Having an extra nipple is actually considered to be common and is the result of a slight variation that starts during embryonic development.

How Digital DNA Could Help You Make Better Health Choices (Jun Wang)

Jun Wang
A screenshot of Jun Wang 
What if you could know exactly how food or medication would impact your health — before you put it in your body?

How We Used The Moon To Send Radio Messages

Moon
Moon
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
In the early days of the Cold War, it was difficult to send and receive messages across the globe.

What Does 'Clinically Proven' Actually Mean?

Olivia Gordon
A screenshot of Olivia Gordon  
You’ve seen it on your shampoo bottle, vitamins, and even your fancy moisturizing cream. But what does the phrase ‘clinically proven’ actually mean?

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