Science of Really Big Thingies

Mercury Is So Hot, It’s Making Ice
SciShow Space – May 5, 2020 – 5:22
Scientists first saw patches of ice on Mercury 20 years ago, and that discovery raised a lot of questions: How could ice survive on one of the solar system’s hottest planets, and how did it get there in the first place? Hosted by: Hank Green

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Science – It’s Always Something

Megatsunamis: World’s Biggest Wave
SciShow – Apr 30, 2020
Megatsunamis are not only much larger than your average tsunami, they also form under different conditions. Good news: they’re extremely rare. Bad news: they might not be for long. Hosted by: Hank Green

“Climate Change” — The most un-scientific part of Hank’s report. [types rant… deletes it]

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Science — It’s Scienterrific

  • What the HECK is Time?! (in Einstein’s Relativity)
  • What’s Under The Ice In Antarctica?
  • Animation of Black Hole Disk Flare in Galaxy OJ 287
  • A day in the life of an astrophysicist in LOCKDOWN
  • Why Do Fetuses Kick So Much?
  • How Science Is Trying to Understand Consciousness
  • How the Andes Mountains Might Have Killed a Bunch of Whales
  • How Climate Change Is Creating More Space Junk

What the HECK is Time?! (in Einstein’s Relativity)
The Science Asylum – Apr 28, 2020 – 11:49
In special and general relativity, we imagine time as just another dimension of space in something called “spacetime.” Unfortunately, this picture leads to questions about determinism and free will. Is that really how it works? What does the concept of spacetime actually say about the universe and about time?

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