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Tardigrades: Adorable Extremophiles
 
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Hank explains why NASA and the European Space Agency are in love with tardigrades and how these extremophiles are helping us study the panspermia hypothesis. Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Views: 1187663 SciShow
IDTIMWYTIM: Schrodinger's Cat
 
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"I Don't Think It Means What You Think It Means" examines scientific theories that have taken on a life of their own in popular culture & we help you understand what they really mean in scientific terms. Today we take on Schrodinger's Cat, the famous thought experiment by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrodinger. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2DJZ
Views: 1100449 SciShow
So what IS the Higgs boson?
 
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Hank responds to viewer questions, and explains what the Higgs boson particle actually IS. Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Views: 920633 SciShow
Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR): Energy for the Future?
 
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Hank addresses a highly requested topic - liquid fluoride thorium reactors - and tells us how LFTR might be the future of energy in ... China? Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/nuclear-power-entrepreneurs-push-thorium-as-a-fuel/2011/12/15/gIQALTinPR_story.html http://theweek.com/article/index/213611/could-thorium-make-nuclear-power-safe
Views: 582945 SciShow
Epigenetics
 
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Hank & his clone Circus Hank explain the power of epigenetics, which studies the factors that determine how much or whether some genes are expressed in your body. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow More SciShow! Solar Energy - http://youtu.be/4uPVZUTLAvA Foldit Gamers FTW - http://youtu.be/JdBcpdH_ptA
Views: 1737601 SciShow
Bath Salts
 
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Hank talks about the scary new drug that's led to some recent incidences of goat stabbing, as well as other tragedies - bath salts. We learn how it works and ask the important question: why? Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3s-1
Views: 1788727 SciShow
Strong Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #1a
 
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Part one of a four part series on the fundamental forces (or interactions) of physics begins with the strong force or strong interaction - which on the small scale holds quarks together to form protons, neutrons and other hadron particles. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Views: 757262 SciShow
Absolute Zero: Absolute Awesome
 
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Hank explains absolute zero: -273.15 degrees Celsius - and the coldest place in the known universe may surprise you. A correction on our use of the phrase "degrees Kelvin" can be found in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA98hl7Q5dQ - beginning at 6:43. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: Minimum zero point energy derived from uncertainty principle: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/quantum/hosc4.html#c1
Views: 1632214 SciShow
The Fibonacci Sequence: Nature's Code
 
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Hank introduces us to the most beautiful numbers in nature - the Fibonacci sequence. Like SciShow: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Vi Hart's Fibonacci series starts here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahXIMUkSXX0 References: http://mathdude.quickanddirtytips.com/what-is-the-fibonacci-sequence.aspx http://mathdude.quickanddirtytips.com/what-is-the-golden-ratio.aspx http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibnat.html http://thesavoia.com/2012/06/04/the-golden-ratio-in-flowers/
Views: 1046120 SciShow
Caffeine!
 
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Hank delves into the details about that very popular substance: caffeine. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow SOURCES http://coffeefaq.com/site/node/17 http://www.ncpa.org/sub/dpd/index.php?Article_ID=13971 http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-natural-sources-of-caffeine.htm http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-kola-nut.htm http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/under-the-microscope-how-does-caffeine-work-1993056.html http://chemistry.about.com/od/moleculescompounds/a/caffeine.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caffeine http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kola_nut http://www.erowid.org/chemicals/caffeine/caffeine_info1.shtml#2 http://coffeefaq.com/site/node/12
Views: 1301935 SciShow
IDTIMWYTIM: Radiation
 
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Hank explains the whole story about radiation - the good, the extremely helpful, and the bad. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Views: 475382 SciShow
Why Sexy Is Sexy
 
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Hank delves into the scientific reasons behind why we are attracted to the people we're attracted to. It's complicated. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3by3
Views: 4956209 SciShow
Weak Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #2
 
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Hank continues our series on the four fundamental forces of physics by describing the weak interaction, which operates at an infinitesimally small scale to cause particle decay. Watch the video on Strong Interaction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv3EMq2Dgq8 Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/forces/funfor.html#c4 http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/forces/funfor.html#c5
Views: 555763 SciShow
The Science of the Cinnamon Challenge
 
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Hank explains the science behind the "cinnamon challenge," and reveals why it is nearly impossible to complete. Do not attempt the cinnamon challenge! Instead, why not just watch some videos of the thousands of YouTubers failing at it! That's what we at SciShow call doing it "the Smart Way." Like SciShow: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Watch John try the cinnamon challenge on Crash Course World History: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQPA5oNpfM4 References http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/02/the-cinnamon-challenge-why/ http://bittelmethis.com/is-the-cinnamon-challenge-dangerous/ http://www.cinnamonchallenge.com/
Views: 1202156 SciShow
IDTIMWYTIM: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
 
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The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle might not mean what you think it means: Hank clears things up for us in this edition of IDTIMWYTIM, by distinguishing between the Uncertainty Principle and the Observer Effect, which are often conflated. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/uncer.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/science-questions/quantum-suicide2.htm http://www.aip.org/history/heisenberg/p08.htm
Views: 540014 SciShow
Oxygen is Killing You
 
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Hank introduces us to oxygen - the element that makes it possible for most animals to live, but which is simultaneously responsible for a lot of bad things going on in our bodies. Like SciShow: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-1qC6
Views: 1730359 SciShow
How Weed Works: THC
 
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Hank explains the science behind the effects of that wackiest of weeds, cannabis sativa - aka marijuana. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Citations http://www.nida.nih.gov/infofacts/marijuana.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/marijuana3.htm http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/motm/anandamide/ananh.htm http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.answers.php?questionID=637 The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan http://www.springerlink.com/content/q450642638287947/ http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/09/science/09obdrug.html Images http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d1/THC.svg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Cannabis_plant2.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f9/Rnt_Anandamide.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/44/Cannabinoid_Receptor.png
Views: 2776033 SciShow
Alan Turing: Great Minds
 
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Hank introduces us to that great mathematical mind, Alan Turing, who, as an openly gay man in the early 20th century faced brutal prejudice that eventually led to his suicide, despite being a genius war hero who helped the Allies defeat the Nazis. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-36J3
Views: 411557 SciShow
Earth's Not-So-Juicy Center
 
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Hank takes us on a journey to center of the Earth to explain both how the solid core formed and why it is so important for life as we know it. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Sources: http://www.ordons.com/asia/far-east/9976-sakhalin-1-project-drills-worlds-longest-extended-reach-well.html http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/inside.html http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/gallery/Particle/solwind.html http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Journey_to_the_Center_of_the_Earth%27_by_%C3%89douard_Riou_41.jpg
Views: 430707 SciShow
Altruism
 
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Hank explains the evolutionary basis for altruistic behavior in animals, including vampire bats! Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2Wvz
Views: 564109 SciShow
Why Sex?
 
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Hank gets into why sex is the preferred method of reproduction for most species - and it's not for the reasons you're thinking. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2ACF
Views: 946107 SciShow
5 Weird Reasons Not to Smoke
 
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Hank gives you five MORE reasons why you should probably avoid smoking, or quit if you already smoke - in addition to those big ones you already know about. These are the weird reasons. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2WvR
Views: 1875864 SciShow
3 Amazing Photosynthetic Animals
 
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Hank's love affair with plants takes a slight hit now that he's learned about several animal species that can photosynthesize. Fortunately, he's excited enough about these animals to share them with all of us! Let SciShow introduce you to three these special photosynthetic animals. Like SciShow! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2Dwr
Views: 449725 SciShow
Gold: The Big Bling
 
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Hank talks about a shiny element that has fascinated humans for millenia. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow For more: http://ircamera.as.arizona.edu/NatSci102/NatSci102/lectures/supernovae.htm http://www.valdosta.edu/~cbarnbau/astro_demos/stellar_evol/evol_3.html
Views: 652164 SciShow
3 Things You Didn't Know About Voyager
 
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Hank tells us three things we probably didn't know about the Voyager 1 spacecraft. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here:http://dft.ba/-3p-e
Views: 409434 SciShow
Why Aren't There Giant Insects?
 
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Hank and physiologist Jon Harrison discuss the question of insect size and major theories that attempt to explain why there is a limit to how large insects can get with current conditions on Earth. Like SciShow @ http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow @ http://www.twitter.com/scishow References http://www.prehistoric-wildlife.com/species/m/meganeura.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/8930070/Worlds-biggest-insect-...
Views: 998689 SciShow
Obesity
 
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Hank tells us some of the surprising things that could be causing or contributing to the obesity epidemic. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_118194.html http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7151813.stm http://news.discovery.com/human/gut-bacteria-obesity-111026.html
Views: 1595902 SciShow
Vestigial Structures
 
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Hank talks about some of the structures in our bodies that are "leftover" from previous evolutionary phases of humanity. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Sources: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19826562.100-vestigial-organs-remnants-of-evolution.html Coccyx: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1571308/figure/fig05/ http://www.livescience.com/11317-top-10-useless-limbs-vestigial-organs.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestigial
Views: 479447 SciShow
Dark Matter
 
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Physicists estimate that dark matter accounts for about twenty three percent of the known universe - the only problem is that no one really knows what it is... Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow Scishow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3fCA
Views: 496761 SciShow
Alfred Wegener: Great Minds
 
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Hank introduces us to Alfred Wegener, a voraciously curious guy who proposed the original theory of continental drift - and was laughed at for it. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Sources: http://www.is.wayne.edu/mnissani/PAGEPUB/HISTORY.HTM http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/historical.html http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/wegener.html http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/wegener.html http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Wegener/wegener_7.php http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bowege.html Images: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wegener_Alfred_signature.jpg http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/tectonics/crustages.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Plates_tect2_en.svg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Snider-Pellegrini_Wegener_fossil_map.gif http://areology.blogspot.com/2011_01_01_archive.html http://the-moon.wikispaces.com/Wegener http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/16/Wegener_Expedition-1930_008.jpg
Views: 444089 SciShow
Space Elevators
 
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Hank talks about space elevators, and why we shouldn't expect to see one any time soon. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-33cf
Views: 722885 SciShow
Rare Earth Elements
 
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Hank reveals why our love affair with the rare earth elements has a dark side. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://washingtonindependent.com/101462/california-mine-represents-hope-... http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/09/business/energy-environment/09rare.htm... http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/rare_earths/
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Mass Extinctions
 
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Hank takes us on a trip through time to revisit the 5 major mass extinction events that have impacted species over the Earth's history, and leaves us with some thoughts about what could possibly be the sixth event - the one caused by human activities. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://bit.ly/KOHsM5
Views: 827074 SciShow
Electromagnetism - Electrostatic Force: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #4a
 
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Hank reaches the fourth and final of the four fundamental interactions in physics: electromagnetism. In this part, he teaches us about the electrostatic force, which builds up a charge in an object and can travel in the form of an electron stream. Stay tuned for Part II, where we will finish up the series with the magnetic force. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/21st_century_science/lectures/lec04.html http://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html http://regentsprep.org/Regents/physics/phys03/acoulomb/default.htm
Views: 548652 SciShow
The End of Everything
 
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Hank gives us an inclusive overview of how everything in the universe is thought to have begun, and how cosmologists predict it will all come to an end. Now get happy! Like SciShow: http://www/facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References and image licenses for this episode in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-38I3 Links to other pertinent SciShow videos: Dark Energy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATwVApurIQ4 Climate Change http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Jxs7lR8ZI Yellowstone Super Volcano http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PxDGiVQNg8 How to Stop an Asteroid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlbaYbWuPCU Tardigrades/Extremophiles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6H0E77TdYnY The End of the Universe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=munzrxJ0OYQ @ 1:43 Fundamental Forces of Physics Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd
Views: 1438380 SciShow
The Origins of Cute
 
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Hank talks about three scientific reasons why cute things make us a special kind of crazy. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3wNn
Views: 395559 SciShow
The Science of Dreaming
 
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Dreaming is one of the weirdest things we do & in this SciShow infusion Hank talks about how science is helping us understand why we dream, what our brains are up to when they're doing it, and why dreaming may be critically important to the function of our waking brain. He also touches on the fascinating subject of lucid dreaming. Try to stay awake! Like SciShow! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow ReferencesDreams help us solve puzzles (http://www.saramednick.com/htmls/pdfs/Cai_PNAS_2009.pdf) (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14737168?dopt=Abstract) http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/19/why-we-need-to-dream/ Lucid Dreaming http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-to-control-dreams http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=inception-is-a-clunker-but-lucid-dr-2010-08-02 General: http://scienceblogs.com/cortex/2006/12/the_neuroscience_of_dreaming.php http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/335866/title/First_brain_image_of_a_dream_created http://www.saramednick.com/htmls/pdfs/Cai_PNAS_2009.pdf http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-science-behind-dreaming http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/stickgold-dreams.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14737168?dopt=Abstract http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v10/n1/abs/nn1825.html IMAGES: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sigmund_Freud_LIFE.jpg [PUBLIC DOMAIN] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Die_Traumdeutung.jpg [public domain] http://patientinfo.nimh.nih.gov/CC/Nimages/EEG3Large.jpg [public domain]
Views: 1376324 SciShow
Europa
 
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Hank tells us four incredible things about Jupiter's sixth moon, Europa. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/11/111116-lake-europa-jupiter-moons-earth-space-science-nasa/ http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature10608.html http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/11/scienceshot-icy-europa-looking.html?ref=em&elq=8f42909034db42aab865178f232755e9 http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/12/081210-europa-oceans.html http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/display.cfm?News_ID=39004 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europa_(moon)#cite_note-Budget-78 http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/ice/ice_europa.html http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/galileo/ http://www.sciencemag.org/content/289/5483/1340.abstract http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Jup_Europa Images: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JIMO_Europa_Lander_Mission.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cryobot.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Galilean_moon_Laplace_resonance_animation.gif selected images from: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/target/Europa
Views: 755003 SciShow
Why We Age - And How We Can Stop It
 
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Hank hates death, so he helps us understand the process of aging, informs us of how scientists are studying ways to prevent it and brings us the exciting news of current research in longevity... for mice. Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2dUq
Views: 2127022 SciShow
Electromagnetism - Magnetic Force: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #4b
 
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In this final segment on the four fundamental forces of physics, Hank tackles the magnetic force, the second of the two ways in which electromagnetism is apparent in the universe. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com.scishow References: http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/mediacenter/publications/flux/vol2issue2/milestones.html http://theory.uwinnipeg.ca/mod_tech/node83.html http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/ http://www.explainthatstuff.com/magnetism.html Forces of Nature by P.C.W. Davies Introduction to Elementary Particles by David Griffiths
Views: 539094 SciShow
The Secret of Your "Junk," Revealed!
 
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Hank brings us breaking news from a team of geneticists working on figuring out what all that "junk DNA" in the human genome really is - turns out it's not junk after all. Like SciShow: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3xNS
Views: 198258 SciShow
3 Sad Surprises: The Human Genome Project
 
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Hank tells us three surprises about human DNA which we learned because of the Human Genome Project. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Find out more about the Human Genome Project at www.ornl.gov/hgmis and about the National Human Genome Research Institute at http://www.genome.gov
Views: 520262 SciShow
Electric Airplanes for the Future!
 
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Hank tells us the outcome of the 2011 Green Flight Challenge and tells us why electric airplanes are the future of air travel. Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Views: 390576 SciShow
Prions: The Real Zombie-Makers
 
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Hank is tired of zombies in popular culture, and while acknowledging that dead people are scary (especially if they start moving around), he brings us some information on prions - misfolded proteins that are responsible for destroying brains and get passed around mostly by getting eaten. So yeah, zombie stuff. Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2jtJ
Views: 862226 SciShow
Fritz Haber: Great Minds
 
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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: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Sources: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1918/haber-bio.html http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/2002/jul/fritzhaber/ http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=nitrogen-fertilizer-anniversary http://science.howstuffworks.com/dictionary/famous-scientists/chemists/fritz-haber-info.htm http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-13015210 http://www.theglobalist.com/StoryId.aspx?StoryId=9408 http://www.idsia.ch/~juergen/haberbosch.html http://www.vision.org/visionmedia/article.aspx?id=10696 The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/250759/Fritz-Haber/260673/Chemical-warfare Images: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fritz_Haber.png [public domain] http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Second_Battle_of_Ypres.jpg [public domain] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Clara_Immerwahr.jpg [public domain] http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/images/content/95643main_dead_zone02STILL.0240.tif [public domain] http://www.ers.usda.gov/AmberWaves/September11/Features/Photos/feature4.jpg {public domain]
Views: 448083 SciShow
The Oldest, Most Distant Object in the Universe Discovered
 
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Hank reports on the discovery by NASA scientists of the most distant, oldest galaxy ever observed. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References and image licenses for this episode: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/distance-record.html http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/706976main_p1236a-8x10-macsj0647-m.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gravitational_lens-full.jpg
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IDTIMWYTIM: Centrifugal Force
 
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In this edition of IDTIMWYTIM, Hank addresses the so-called centrifugal force, and explains why you really mean centripetal force. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode: http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/glossary.htm http://phun.physics.virginia.edu/topics/centrifugal.html http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/phy00/phy00305.htm
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Nikola Tesla: Great Minds
 
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Hank brings us the tale of the bizarre and eccentric genius with the crazy eyes who spent his life increasing awesome wherever he went, and contributed in some way to pretty much every cool invention you can think of. Nikola Tesla spoke eight languages and, at the time of his death, held over 700 patents and was being investigated by the US government for claiming to have invented a 60 million volt death ray. Tesla was an undisputed genius, and SciShow gold. Like SciShow! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://www.pbs.org/tesla/ll/index.html http://www.teslauniverse.com/nikola-tesla-timeline-1856-birth-of-tesla http://rinf.com/alt-news/sicence-technology/tesla-proven-right-as-technology-is-transmitted-wirelessly/ http://www.badassoftheweek.com/tesla.html This video uses the following sounds from Freesound.org: "Tesla ascending-m.wav" by Rmutt
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Human Parasites
 
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Hank tells us about all of the things that live on us or in us - the good, the bad, and the very, very ugly. Like Scishow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow Scishow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-2CkS
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Terminal Velocity
 
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The terminal velocity of an object is the speed at which the force of drag equals the force of gravity on that object. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twiter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Narrated by Michael Aranda: http://www.youtube.com/michaelaranda All video footage used via Creative Commons license. See the full videos at the links below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbTFWgLgvDE&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B35s153JxxE&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSYfQm1kHdc&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6l_Aks8kZw&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSy-Noso0Rw&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10pWfDUGcqI&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgl2Ask22-M&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI4ZuXjRh6A&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QyxXGoYB_w&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vznQxEedxDo&hd=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH6lKiMq_v4&hd=1
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Bitcoin client types
Although some companies have good prices, you can need $50,000 to get started. It can be challenging to ascertain a business`s spread policy so the best method to learn is to try several brokers, or speak to other traders who have, not to mention check out the forums. You must take a look at the business`s fine print or e-mail for more information. Businesses are mainly able to prevent fluctuations and easily benefit from the future prices. So, many businesses prefer using ready-made CRM solutions, but a lot of features still require customization and integration to fulfill the particular small business requirements. If your organization is having trouble getting through the proverbial hump, an excellent CRM program system might be the secret to reaching that next level. If you`re a company or private individual wanting to move considerable amounts of money abroad, and you`re therefore seeking to earn a purchase of a huge amount foreign currency, think before going studying the high street bank as your only route to getting that large quantity of foreign money.
When transferring lots of currency you should be careful were you do it to find the best rates. Negotiate hard and receive the very best rate you`re able to. The lower an individual credit rating, the greater her APR interest rate will be.
Some brokers have various spreads for various customers. It`s simpler to stick with the broker you`ve come to know and trust. Regardless of the specific order, brokers must get the finest possible price for their customers. Locating a fantastic broker means finding one that is appropriate for you and your trading style. Brokerage is a price of conducting business and as such you need to always look to reduce your expenses.
Any system that you use for trading has to be operated in a safe encrypted environment and the system has to be fully protected and continuously monitored. As soon as you have a fully tested trading system you`re prepared to trade. Finding the very best forex trading program process isn`t easy and will take you a little bit of time. It`s also simple to manage the computer software. Trading software must for example supply you with a summary of the marketplace so you can spot trends and opportunities as they arise in real time and make it possible for you to focus in and receive in depth info on particular currency pairs with constantly updating real-time rates, along with historic price data. It`s however the major tool of your trade and therefore do not merely accept the very first system you stumble across and work with it, good or bad. Developing an extensive CRM process is complicated and very costly, but its becoming a critical investment.
Utilizing AI algorithms, it will not merely improve itself but can also supply you with precious info about your customers. Understand their terms and legal info, then choose one that you`re comfortable and confident with. Secondly, it`s crucial that you collect as much info and insight as you`re able to.

The miners are interested in finding a nonce which will create a hash with certain characteristics. Lastly, they have to find a random value that they included in the header, which makes the computed hash over that header a value below a particular target. In other words, they do not have to agree to change the protocol. Though there are a few gold diggers attempting to fill their pockets and certain projects that aren`t viable and shouldn`t be encouraged in any way. For users running a complete node, it is a fairly painless procedure to upgrade the software to the newest version. The process of locating a new block to extend the blockchain is known as mining. Proof-of-Work systems utilize cryptographic hashing algorithms to create the action of mining a block a complicated computation. Our software is totally incompatible with altcoins. Changes and modifications to how that it works need to be approved by consensus and every CPU gets a vote. To start with, it`s essential to realize that hardware wallet users control entirely their private keys. Whether you`re bullish or bearish on Bitcoin Gold, you ought not lose your coins as a result of careless mistakes! On the 1 hand, it may result in making a coin that solves all the pending issues. There`s no currency or digital asset named Bitcoin Core. Bitcoin Cash increases the range of transactions that may be processed per block. You could send any quantity of money, any place in the Earth, almost at no cost. You`ve made some great money already on the market, but you want more. For a wealthy individual, BTC`s price premium may be viewed as a plus. For someone without lots of money, BCH`s low price may look like a great deal for Bitcoin. If you have some concerns about the worth of Bitcoin after all forks, you need to be ready for a drop. The distinction is that not all of these suffer the chain split. The primary problem is Bitcoin imposes a hard limit on the magnitude of a block, the location where transaction information becomes stored. The end result is many straightforward wallets, called SPV wallets and very commonly found on your phone, will be quite confused about which chain is Bitcoin. In Bitcoin, the most important reason is known as the network effect.