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Fossils 101 | National Geographic

Fossils 101 | National Geographic

(gentle music) – [Narrator] Like buried treasure, they lie hidden from sight. Echoes of an ancient past, they whisper secrets and tell tales once lost to time. Fossils are remnants or impressions of ancient organisms that are naturally preserved in stone. While there are hundreds of fossil types, they are often grouped into two major …

Pluto 101 | National Geographic

– [Instructor] At the edge of the solar system Pluto pushes the boundaries of our understanding of the universe. Nestled within the far flung Kuiper belt the dwarf planet is believed to be one of the countless celestial objects left over from the formation of the solar system. While it is one of the Kuiper …

Solar System 101 | National Geographic

Solar System 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Our solar system is one of over 500 known solar systems in the entire Milky Way galaxy. The solar system came into being about 4.5 billion years ago, when a cloud of interstellar gas and dust collapsed, resulting in a solar nebula, a swirling disc of material that collided to form the solar …

8 Scariest Archaeological Discoveries

8 Scariest Archaeological Discoveries

Sometimes digging up things would reveal frightening truths we’d rather not know about. From vampires to cursed books, here are the 8 scariest archeological discoveries ever made. Number 8: The Book of the debt The ancient Egyptian Book of the debt is famously known as a book containing spells that could be used in the …

A Brief History of Life: Rise of the Humans

A Brief History of Life: Rise of the Humans

Today we’re going to conclude our miniseries about the history of life on Earth by talking about the Cenozoic era, from 65 million years ago to the present. Cenozoic means “recent animals,” which makes sense, since it’s the era we’re still in. During the Cenozoic, animals and plants and everything else evolved to the forms …

True Facts About The Owl

True Facts About The Owl

here are true facts about be Owl. baby Owls are called Owlets and they look like a cotton ball that grew a face, and legs. Owlets are born without flight feathers. the Owl has large front facing eyes which give it a wide range of binocular vision. its eyes on nearly immobile in their sockets …