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Descendants Of Famous Historical Figures

Descendants Of Famous Historical Figures

What’s it like to be related to someone who altered history? Let’s find out as we do a bit of genealogy and look at the descendants of some famous historical figures and discover how they feel about their renowned relatives. Davy Crockett was much more than some guy who died at the Alamo. He was …

10 Historical Predictions That Came True

10 Historical Predictions That Came True

Number 10 Existence of Atoms The existence of atoms was mathematically proven by Albert Einstein in 1905, but the fundamental theory itself traces its roots to Antiquity. At the time, however, it was more in the realm of philosophy since scientists lacked the knowledge and technology necessary for observation. In the 5th century BC, a …

The History of Physics (Part 2)

The History of Physics (Part 2)

Like I said in the last video we are about to enter the 1900s But there’s one more huge discovery that occurred at the very end of the 1800s that we really cannot ignore When it comes to the three subatomic particles which make up an atom they were each discovered years apart our understanding …

The Formation of the Solar System in 4K (Ultra HD)

The Formation of the Solar System in 4K (Ultra HD)

Bryce: This is the story of our Earth’s formation four-and-a-half billion years ago, and of a little asteroid called Bennu, who’s also survived until now. We have the team at NASA to thank for bringing us this video. NASA narrator: The Milky Way, home to billions of stars, rising and setting over billions of worlds, …

The 2,400-year search for the atom – Theresa Doud

The 2,400-year search for the atom – Theresa Doud

What do an ancient Greek philosopher and a 19th century Quaker have in common with Nobel Prize-winning scientists? Although they are separated over 2,400 years of history, each of them contributed to answering the eternal question: what is stuff made of? It was around 440 BCE that Democritus first proposed that everything in the world …