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.

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Science Matters

Why Do These Trees Refuse to Touch?
How Levitating Dust Shapes Airless Worlds
Secrets of Life from A Giant Pool of Asphalt
Most Important Animal You’ve Never Seen
Why Do We Smile?
Why Betelgeuse (probably) isn’t going to explode (yet)
Why Do People Have Periods When Most Mammals Don’t?


Why Do These Trees Refuse to Touch?

SciShow – Jan 21, 2020 – 4:27
There are a few forests out there where the trees seem to be especially… polite. Can scientists explain why these species give each other space? Hosted by: Hank Green

Trees have “crown shyness”

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SciShow: Doggehs! Also Chestnuts.

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.

SciShow
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

SciShow
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!