Science for Thinky People

What We Know About the New Coronavirus

SciShow – Jan 31, 2020 – 9:12
The WHO has declared the new coronavirus a global public health emergency—but that doesn’t mean you should panic. Hosted by: Hank Green

3 Ridiculous Ways Plants Get Sick

SciShow – Feb 3, 2020 – 5:25
Plants can get sick, but since they don’t walk around sneezing on each other, the things that infect them need some very weird strategies to spread. Hosted by: Michael Aranda

The Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope

SciShow Space News – Jan 31, 2020 – 6:38
On January 30, 2020, we had to say goodbye to NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope after more thank 16 years of revolutionizing infrared astronomy. Today, SciShow sends it off and says thank you by taking a look back at it’s incredible legacy. Hosted by: Hank Green

Splat! 5 Species that Masquerade as Bird Droppings

SciShow – Feb 2, 2020 – 8:34
It’s tough out there for small animals. Other animals are always trying to eat them, so they have to use tactics like blending in or being toxic to stay alive. These 5 animals, however, take self-preservation to a whole new level, and disguise themselves as… bird poop. Hosted by: Stefan Chin. Olivia said, “Oh, no! I’m not touching this one.”


Why Are There So Many Beetles?

SciShow – Jan 30, 2020 – 6:10
Beetles are the most diverse group of complex organisms on Earth, making up over 20% of all named animal species. One in five species on this planet is…a beetle. How did one group of organisms get THAT massive? Hosted by: Olivia Gordon

phylogenetic analysis

The band, photographed in 1969. The photo is just one of the images included in the upcoming 50th anniversary edition of Abbey Road.

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