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For thousands of years, a sea creature has plagued sailors by attacking and devouring their ships. It is so destructive that reportedly it swiss-cheesed the hulls of Christopher Columbus’s ships, sinking at least two of them. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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In a bone-filled week, a rediscovered cranium from China might represent an entirely new species of human that’s possibly our closest evolutionary relative. And, while studying a 5,000-year-old skeleton, scientists found evidence of what might be the earliest plague infection. Hosted by: Hank Green Thumbnail Credit: Chuang Zhao SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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It’s always a little weird when a couple looks like they could be related, but Brit explains the science behind why it’s not totally creepy! It involves percentages and kind of uncomfortable rating systems! 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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It’s tricky to study the particles of our Sun because Earth’s magnetic field deflects them, but scientists have found ways to do it! They’re helping us understand things like the Sun’s origin, what it’s made of, and how it might affect future colonization of the Solar System. Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff
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This episode is sponsored by Endel, an app that creates personalized soundscapes to help you focus, relax and sleep.The first 100 people to sign up here get a one week free trial: https://app.adjust.com/b8wxub6?campaign=scishow_july&adgroup=youtube The aptly named White Sands National Park is home to over 400 square kilometers of blindingly white sand. It’s the culmination of
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It turns out there’s a scientific explanation behind the saying, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity!” Learn why a hot and humid day feels so dismal and some tips to avoid the really sweaty, gross days on today’s Quick Question! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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We’ve known about different types of supernovas for some time, but researchers now believe they have observed a previously unseen kind! And, sadly, the odds of life on Venus may not be as high as we once believed. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at
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The sun may have thousands of stellar siblings, many of them probably just like it, elsewhere in the galaxy. Find out how astronomers are looking for them, and learn about a match that could be our star’s long-lost sibling! ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your
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NASA’s Mars 2020 mission has successfully landed on Mars! But it’s not alone! This week we discuss not one but three amazing missions to Mars. Martian Wind Audio https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-mars-perseverance-rover-provides-front-row-seat-to-landing-first-audio 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
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You may not think much about moss, but it has a hidden super power, and it’s been used to save countless lives. Hosted by: Stefan Chin 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 to
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Losing half of the world sounds like a weird, abstract dream state. But for those that develop hemispatial neglect, that’s exactly what happens, without them even realizing it. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at
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Go to http://curiositystream.com/SciShowSpace to start streaming Secrets of the Solar System. Use code ScishowSpace to sign up, just $14.99 for the whole YEAR. Scientists have long been looking for a loophole for getting past the speed of light, and they might be one step closer to achieving that. SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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CubeSats have a lot of advantages, but they need a way to move and still stay small, and that means new miniaturized propulsion systems that can help us get these tiny spacecraft out into the universe. SciShow Tangents Satellites: https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/scishow-tangents-satellites Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it
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Researchers have finally determined how long a day on Venus is, give or take an episode of Brooklyn 99. The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: http://skl.sh/scishowspace04211 SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow Space
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This week in news, scientists have found a galaxy coming to a smashing end, and a neutron star that’s… The most. 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 to the following Patreon supporters for
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You’re going to bed, and you take a sip of cool delicious water, and it’s so refreshing. But, when you wake up and take a swig, that water now tastes like bleh. What’s going on here? Watch this SciShow Quick Question to find out! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron
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It’s not easy to find active plate tectonics on other worlds, but doing so may bring us one step closer to finding a planet that can support life. SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow Space by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SciShowSpace ———- Huge
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Some chefs swear by copper pots and pans, but they are much more expensive than other materials. Are they worth it? Well, it all comes down to electrons! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has
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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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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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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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The people around you have a lot more to do with how you think than you might realize. 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, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi, Tim
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Do you wait to charge your phones battery until it’s close to dying? If you do- surprise! You’re doing it wrong. Hosted by: Michael Aranda 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 ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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When Hank watches nature documentaries he always comes away with one big question: how is that not killing you? In today’s episode of SciShow he looks at three unusual ways that animals manage not to get killed by nature. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,
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Our various secretions – from tears to earwax – can tell us more about our bodies than you might think! 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 ———- Huge thanks go to the following
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Many researchers believe that all the water on Mars dried up, but some evidence suggests that it might have dried in. 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 to the following Patreon supporters for
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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Damascus steel blades were not only visually stunning with their intricate, swirling patterns, but they were also known for being incredibly sharp. Unfortunately, the recipe for making them was lost over time and we haven’t been able to
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The term “OCD” often gets thrown around lightly by people describing their affinity for neatness, but actual obsessive-compulsive disorder is a serious condition that goes well beyond just cleaning and counting. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly
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