Seven Separate Science Stories

More down-to-earth than the other science post today.

  • Siamese Cat Mutants
  • Can We Reproduce in Space*
  • Subatomic Stories: Quarks
  • Benefits of Being Gooey
  • How Cold Can Earth Get?
  • “White Smoker” vents

*I haven’t watched it yet, but I dread to think what twists of language the reproduce-in-space story will use to avoid saying women get pregnant.

Siamese Cat Mutants
Hank Green, SciShow – 3:45

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It’s Got to Be Science!

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early
How Slime Mold Is Tackling Mysteries of Cosmology
A Very Handy Fish Fossil
Why Animals Take Care of Other Animals’ Young
6 Things We Still Don’t Know About Earth
The Dark History of Matches
This Old Sailors’ Mystery Could Help Save Swimmers
How Earth’s Tides Gave Us Life As We Know It

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early
SciShow – Mar 21, 2020 – 6:08
You might think your grandma who wakes up at 4am just needs less sleep than younger people. Not so! Studies suggest there are some bizarre reasons older people rise at the crack of dawn, including something called brain sand! Hosted by: Hank Green

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Science: Worlds Within Worlds

What’s Up:
March 2020 Skywatching Tips from NASA

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mar 2, 2020 – 2:44
Looking for astronomy highlights for March 2020? This month, early risers enjoy a planetary grouping of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the early morning sky. Plus a closer look at Sirius, the brightest star in the sky, and spot a lovely trio at sunset on March 28.

Is ElectroBoom Science? Or just Technology? Who cares! “Your pants were on fire, man!” Hahahaha.


Mar 2, 2020 – 11:48

7 Ways We Know What’s Inside the Earth

SciShow – Mar 1, 2020 – 12:08
“Thanks to some amazing scientific insights, we know a lot about the interior of our planet – even though we’ve never even made it through the crust. Hosted by: Hank Green

The Circumference of Science

The Tallest, Smallest, and Oldest Science of 2019

SciShow – Dec 27, 2019 – 6:16
Scientific discovery often dabbles in the extreme, challenging and exceeding what we think of as “possible.” And this year’s discoveries were no different! We present to you three scientific discoveries made this year that set out to find new extremes, and succeeded.  Hosted by: Hank Green

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