Month: May 2021

Considering how massive our universe is, we know the distances to cosmic objects surprisingly well. What tools and clues do scientists use to measure distances that are so enormous they sound like made-up numbers? Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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TV had the run of the place for awhile there during the pandemic. But now that vaccinations are speeding up and the weather is warming, it’s film’s time to shine. At least that’s the conclusion that can be drawn from HBO Max’s list of new releases for June 2021. There are no real original TV
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You know what everyone could use in the sweltering summer months? A nice, cold glass of…anime. At least that’s the particular theme that comes up in Netflix’s list of new releases for June 2021. Netflix has been quietly expanding their anime offerings for awhile now but June is a particularly anime-heavy month. The absolutely metal
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When Bosch first premiered on Amazon Prime Video in 2014, the streaming world was in a very different place. Netflix had only House of Cards and Orange is the New Black under its belt. Hulu was still a joint venture owned by multiple conglomerates. Disney+, HBO Max, and Peacock didn’t even exist. Now, in June
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This Lucifer review contains spoilers. Lucifer Season 5 Episode 14 “Heaven’s never been a democracy.” You’d think the return of God and Tricia Helfer would be enough to carry any television episode, but Lucifer’s parents also seem to confirm the veracity of the multiverse theory. Still, it’s the heartwarming scenes within the celestial circle that
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Thanks to KiwiCo for supporting this episode of SciShow Space! Head to https://kiwico.com/scishowspace to get 50% off your first month of any crate. As a species, we like to think everything about us is one of a kind, including the Milky Way Galaxy, but new evidence shows that yet again, we’re not so unique. SciShow
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Just about everybody in the streaming world is laser-focused on competing with Netflix and Disney+. AT&T recently announced that it would be spinning off WarnerMedia and merging with Discovery, Inc. with that exact goal in mind. How does Disney react to such corporate posturing? By releasing one of its biggest series yet, of course! Loki,
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Hulu’s list of new releases for June 2021 is highlighted by a host of useful library titles and one fascinating original film. The original film in question is the one that lends its delightful photo of Pierce Brosnan delivering a baby to this post. False Positive stars and was written by Ilana Glazer (Broad City).
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In a paper published in NANO, the author reviewed many kinds of nanofibrous filters including the component, preparation process, and application performances to provide directional guidance for improvement of the air purification field. Poor air quality is worldwide recognized as one of five health risks for causing adverse impacts on human health. Nanofibrous membrane is
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This article contains spoilers for the Lucifer season 5 finale. During the final episode of Lucifer season 5, “A Chance at a Happy Ending”, Michael (Tom Ellis) arrives at Lux with an offer for Lucifer (also Tom Ellis). The loss of Dan Espinoza (Kevin Alejandro) still fresh in his mind, Lucifer lashes out at Michael
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How to construct the dual emission nitrogen-doped carbon dots (CDs) by a simple method? Professor Lili Ren with her collaborators proposed a new strategy to prepare such materials which were used to the detection of dopamine. The traditional ratiometric fluorescence (FL) probe usually needs to combine different nanomaterials by chemical or physical methods and the
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What happens when you set off a nuclear bomb in space? Turns out we have a pretty good idea, and it’s not pretty. Learn about the science behind high-energy explosions in space. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to
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This Star Wars: The Bad Batch article contains spoilers. The Bad Batch have always been short on friends and allies but never more so than now. The rise of the Empire has cut them off not only from the rest of the Clone Army but the vast resources of the Republic. This band of clone
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The SNES isn’t just the greatest Nintendo console of all-time: it’s the home of a truly impressive collection of classic games, underrated gems, and, for our purposes today, a shocking number of games that never got the sequel they deserved. While you can usually list the business reasons why certain games don’t get sequels, that
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Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) researchers have uncovered how the environment can impact highly sensitive quantum behaviours like localisation. Their findings, published in Chaos, could lead to future innovations in the design of superconducting materials and quantum devices, including super precise sensors. Quantum technology, in particular quantum sensing, promises to measure and capture
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IMAGE: Researchers combined perovskite nanocubes – tiny crystals with useful electrical or optical properties – with spherical nanoparticles to form a regular, repeating structure called a superlattice. Some of these structures… view more  Credit: Image courtesy of Maksym Kovalenko and Ihor Cherniukh/ETH Zürich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology AMES, Iowa – Researchers have developed new
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This article contains Cruella spoilers. Would Emma Stone’s Cruella de Vil skin a dog? That’s the million-dollar question that still hangs over Disney’s demented but otherwise free-spirited Cruella. The movie almost devilishly asks audiences to sit with the idea every time Cruella glances over at her kidnapped Dalmatians. Her voiceover narration may insist that she
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Contains major spoilers for A Quiet Place Part II. John Krasinski’s follow up to his breakout horror hit A Quiet Place was due to hit cinemas in March last year, before COVID hit and took out the cinemas with it. But now A Quiet Place Part II has finally arrived on the big screen and
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“Based on a true story” is the hook that the Conjuring universe was built on. A franchise where the main entries feature events from the case files of real life paranormal investigating couple Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) it’s a good gimmick that has served the series well so far –
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