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It used to be that you could get on a Concorde jet and fly across the Atlantic ocean faster than the speed of sound, but what does the future hold for supersonic flight? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by
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Internet fandoms can get… sort of intense, but is an unwavering devotion to your Hogwarts house an unhealthy fixation or a way to reach out to others and engage in the world around you? Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following
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Humans are full of microbes. Humans also went to the Moon. Does that mean we left colonies over there? ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Lilly Grainger, Happy Birthday!!, and Fatima
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All plants get energy from the sun, but the giant hogweed gets another, dangerous superpower from the sun’s light: the ability to burn skin with its sap. Hosted by: Michael Aranda Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go
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It might feel like it was only yesterday that the Curiosity rover touched down on Mars, but in August, the rover celebrated its fifth birthday! For a kindergartener, it’s made some really impressive discoveries. Host: Reid Reimers ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://biglink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out the “For Your Love” music video here: https://youtu.be/YGjjvd34Cvc. Archaeology might make you think about excavating dinosaur bones or exploring ancient ruins, but we can also learn a lot about the past through
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Researchers mapped the mammoth family tree by extracting DNA from fossils. Also, scientists found some sessile animals living under Antarctica’s ice shelf, and they’re really cool. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://biglink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out the “For Your Love” music video here: https://youtu.be/YGjjvd34Cvc. Objectively, some shows end with rough final acts, but we are finding that this isn’t the only factor in our discontent. Unsatisfactory finales also
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://biglink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out the “For Your Love” music video here: https://youtu.be/YGjjvd34Cvc. Scientists are always searching for new materials that maximize strength and thermal protection while also minimizing mass for space flight. So, when developing new
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SciShow Space tackles a viewer question: Is the Earth getting heavier? The answers — there’s actually more than one — may surprise you! ———- On July 29, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Happy birthday NASA! ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to
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Renewable energy may be the way of the future, but in order to store that energy to make our grids more sustainable, we might need to take a look back at some battery technologies of the past. SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted
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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
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In the past, some experiments were run in scary and unethical ways. From using children to unknowing subjects, these five experiments left people affected for the rest of their lives. 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 — we
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You might feel overwhelmed, and have no idea what you’re doing when you first have a baby, but evolution has prepared you to take care of your kids. 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
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People spend billions of dollars every year trying to boost their health with multivitamins- but are they actually good for you? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin
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We can learn a lot about our galaxy by looking to the stars, but we can also reveal a lot about our cosmic history from… Dead trees? SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go
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Hydrogen Peroxide: It fizzes, it stings, but does it actually do you any good? Find out on this week’s Quick Question! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Check out SciShow’s podcast SciShow Tangents at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we
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Worried about turning into your parents? Hank unpacks the connection between personality, genetics, and upbringing. Ultimately, though, you are your own person. 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.
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Until recently, fossil evidence for modern humans has only gone back 200,000 years. A new discovery in Morocco and thermoluminescence dating may help extend that beyond 300,000 years. 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—we couldn’t make SciShow without
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We’ve sent more spacecraft to Mars than any other planet, but around half of the probes that have ever attempted to explore Mars have either crashed or disappeared. The first 200 to sign up at https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/ will get 20% off their annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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Hank introduces us to the brilliant and heartless Fritz Haber, a great mind who is considered “the father chemical warfare,” but who also made discoveries and innovations that helped lead to the Green Revolution which is credited with preventing the starvation of over a billion people. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter:
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Ever wonder why we still haven’t cured cancer? Join SciShow as we discuss what’s wrong with that question and why it’s so hard to find a cure. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Christopher Prevoe, Justin Ove, John
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A lot of humans need or want braces to fix their crooked teeth, but why do you never see a dog walking down the street with headgear? Our ancient ancestors and mac and cheese may be to blame! *Correction: Even though hyraxes look similar to rodents, they’re actually in the order Hyracoidea, not Rodentia! They’re
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If you’ve ever associated a smell with old age, you weren’t imagining it—it all has to do with the chemistry of our skin. Hosted by: Stefan Chin ———- 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,
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If you hate avocado-toast-loving, technology-addicted millennials, you might hate them for the wrong reasons. 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
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It’s Jupiter’s beauty mark — but do you know where the Great Red Spot came from, or how long it’s been there, or how long it’ll continue to exist? Well, neither do scientists, really. ———- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Lentz,
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Ever get a tingling sensation while getting your sweat on? The ingredients to your drink may be why. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Learn more about the March for Science: https://www.marchforscience.com/ Knowledge Is Power Merch: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t
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“Crazy cat lady” stereotypes or not, there could be some actual psychological risks from hanging around so many kitties… if just one of them is harboring the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. 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,
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In the 1800s, William Parsons built a telescope larger than any in the world: The Leviathan of Parsonstown. This landmark in science history helped solve the mystery of just what a nebula could be. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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