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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 …

5 Baffling Mysteries About the Universe

5 Baffling Mysteries About the Universe

At the beginning of the 20th century Many scientists started thinking that Physics was pretty much over Surely we have a few unsolved mysteries left but it seemed like they could all be ironed out with better measurements, or maybe with very slight tweaks to what was already known The problem was, those mysteries didn’t …

The History of Geology

The History of Geology

[ Birds chirping ] [Katelyn Salem:] “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.” This quote is from one of the greatest philosophers of ancient history…Michael Crichton. And I think it does a good job of explaining why we’re about …