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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 …

Geography Now! Ecuador

Hey everybody, say hi to Cindy! She is the only Ecuadorian I know. Wow, I’m so excited to be on Geography Now! This is so cool! Hey Barby, can I…? Go ahead. It’s time to learn geography! NOW!! Hey, everybody, I’m your host, Barby. We’re going straight to the belly button of the planet and …

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 …

A guide to Harvard Referencing

A guide to Harvard Referencing

Hi, my name is Jonny, and I’m a student at the University of Derby. One of the areas that a lot of new students run into trouble with is referencing. I’m going to talk you through a commonly used style known as Harvard referencing. When you’re writing a piece of academic work, you’ll be researching …

The Zipf Mystery

The Zipf Mystery

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. About 6 percent of everything you say and read and write is the “the” – is the most used word in the English language. About one out of every 16 words we encounter on a daily basis is “the.” The top 20 most common English words in order are “the,” “of,” …

The Open Web is My Passion

The Open Web is My Passion

I’m Aaron Campbell, and I’ve always craved information. When I was young that meant lots of trips to libraries and book stores. As the internet gained in popularity, it was like my holy grail. Friends used it to play games or chat, I used it to learn. Now I look jealously at my son – …