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.
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3 Extreme Ways Trees Survive the Winter
SciShow – Mar 5, 2020 – 5:45
Animals have all kinds of adaptations to help them get through winter, from hibernation to boots and hats. But trees have to make it through the coldest months of the year alive, too, and they’ve developed some pretty extreme ways to do it! Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Bringing Back the Lost Tree of Eastern America
Your video blogger still has trouble listening to Olivia’s vocal fry, but her delivery has improved, with less up-talking, and better hand-waving control than when she started. At least she doesn’t have the nose piercing in this one — so distracting! (As are the tats, but nothing to be done about that now except long sleeves.) You can hear her less-developed delivery, and get distracted by that nose ring, in clips in the dog compilation.
Published on Aug 1, 2019
American chestnut trees were all over the US at the end of the 19th century until the fungus wiped most of them out. Scientists have been trying to figure out ways to bring those endangered American chestnuts back to their former glory. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon
Your Dog Questions Answered! | Compilation
Published on Jul 31, 2019
People and dogs have been best buddies for, like, 15,000 years, but there are still some things we don’t know about them! That’s why SciShow has but together this handy compilation answering some of the common questions we all have about our canine companions! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon and others!
David Stahle — This six-minute film describes the discovery of bald cypress trees over 2,000-years old in the forested wetlands of Black River, near Wilmington, North Carolina. Read more at: https://cypress.uark.edu
h/t Jack Horan, Charlotte Observer
h/t Skip on A♠