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Selfoss and Hekla (Traveline Iceland)

Selfoss and Hekla (Traveline Iceland)

– Hello – Hello! – I’m Nataly Maiboroda, I booked a room in advance, in your place – That’s right… – Long long time ago, because I know that it’s very hard to book anything in Iceland just in one week before. – It can be very difficult, yes. To start, welcome to Selfoss, to …

That Time the Mediterranean Sea Disappeared

That Time the Mediterranean Sea Disappeared

In 2011, paleontologists working on the Spanish island of Minorca announced the discovery of some very odd fossils. They were the bones of a rabbit, but it wasn’t like any rabbit you’ve ever seen. For one thing, this bunny was a giant, up to six times heavier than your average cottontail. It also had short …

History of The Universe in 13,799 Dominoes

History of The Universe in 13,799 Dominoes

this is the last domino after spending four days setting them up now this this video is going to be a metaphor for time a metaphor for the entire history of the universe using one Domino for every million years now on that time scale we need a lot of Domino’s specifically we need thirteen …

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 …

The search for life on Mars | Natural History Museum

Is there life on Mars? Has there ever been? These questions have inspired science and science fiction alike. But a mission, led by the European and Russian Space Agencies, might finally reveal what really lies beneath the surface of the Red Planet. We’ve been sending missions to Mars since the 1960s to find out what, …

Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20

Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20

From 1600 to 1800, European physics and chemistry went through revolutions that made them quantitative, or numbers-based. Meanwhile, biology remained with natural history, and stuck with observation-based knowledge. But what about the study of the earth? In this field, natural philosophers were asking questions like, what’s up with fossils? Are they the remains of extinct …

How to go rockpooling | Natural History Museum

How to go rockpooling | Natural History Museum

What you need ID guide, bucket, clear jar Step 1. Prepare Check the tide times and weather for your beach location Step 2. Scout Wait until low tide and find an area with accessible rock pools Be careful when walking as the rocks can be slippery Approach a pool slowly and quietly Keep your shadow …

What are Continents?

What are Continents?

How many continents are there? If you grew up in the English-Speaking world you might think that the answer is obvious: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. But not everyone count continents the same way. The usual deffiniton, that they’re large land masses separated from others by oceans is fine, until you actually start …