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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

Heliocentrism was central to revolution in European astronomy. We’ll follow this idea to its conclusion with Galileo. But before we get there, there are two critical links between Copernicus and Galileo. This is the story of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler… and a violent math duel. [INTRO MUSIC PLAYS] There are a lot of quirky …

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 …

World War II: Crash Course World History #38

World War II: Crash Course World History #38

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about World War II. Finally, a war with some color film! So, here at Crash Course we try to make history reasonably entertaining, and fortunately, World War II was hilarious…said no one ever. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! Is this, …