It’s Full of Science!

The Discovery of Uranus

The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered
Mar 13, 2020 – 15:50
In 1781, an oboe player discovered the first new planet since antiquity. The History Guy recalls a solar system shattering event that represented an era of scientific inquiry. It is history that deserves to be remembered.

An earlier version included an error regarding Uranus’ orbit.


How Dangerous is COVID-19?

SciShow News – Mar 13, 2020 – 6:28
You may have heard several different projections about the fatality rate of COVID-19. How do different health organizations come up with these figures, and why do the numbers seem so fluid? Hosted by: Olivia Gordon


Warning: ‘Climate Change’ does not just mean weather although it should

4 High-Tech Ways To Stop Wildfires (And 1 Low-Tech One)
SciShow – Mar 15, 2020 – 10:28
Thanks to climate change, many regions are experiencing longer and more dangerous wildfire seasons. Here are 4 high-tech ways we are trying to stop these fires in there tracks, as well as one that’s a bit simpler. Hosted by: Stefan Chin


These Trees Eat Salmon!
SciShow – Mar 14, 2020 – 4:00
Fish-eating trees sound like they’re straight out of science fiction. But they’re a real thing — one that exists right here on Earth. And they show just how interconnected life on this planet is. Hosted by: Stefan Chin


How Bad Are Satellite Constellations for Astronomy?

Caitlin Hofmeister, SciShow Space News
Mar 13, 2020 – 4:57
Imagine being excited to use one of the world’s most advanced telescopes, only to see bright streaks of light on every picture! This is a problem facing some astronomers as satellites fill up the night sky.

 

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