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Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

Rogue planets are planets that travel through the universe alone. They inhabit the dark and vast space between the stars. Drifting alone through eternal darkness, no light warms their surfaces, and they’re exposed to the freezing cold of outer space. They know no seasons, no days, and no nights, which could give away the passing …

How tsunamis work – Alex Gendler

How tsunamis work – Alex Gendler

In 479 BC, when Persian soldiers besieged the Greek city of Potidaea, the tide retreated much farther than usual, leaving a convenient invasion route. But this wasn’t a stroke of luck. Before they had crossed halfway, the water returned in a wave higher than anyone had ever seen, drowning the attackers. The Potiidaeans believed they …

3 of the Biggest Experiments Ever

3 of the Biggest Experiments Ever

SciShow is supported by Squarespace. Whether you need a domain, website, or online store, make it with Squarespace [♪INTRO] It’s one of those fundamental rules of the universe that we all eventually learn growing up: like, life isn’t fair, Picard was a better starship captain than Kirk, and bigger isn’t always better. Sometimes though, there …

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

Sea turtles are miraculous. First, they’ve been around since the late Jurassic, roughly 150 million years ago. Cohorts of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have survived through the challenges of eons, existing still today, where many others have ended their evolutionary run. Second, throughout the centuries and up till today, every living adult sea turtle has …

The World’s First Climate Refugees

this is a story about people who stand to lose everything people who may need to flee their native home and never come back these people are refugees but they’re not running from war or an oppressive government they’re seeking asylum from climate change my project is called warm waters and it’s about people living …

The Web Is Not The Net

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Mimas is one of Saturn’s cutest moons. Its entire surface area is about the same as Spain but its giant crater makes it look like the Death Star. And when NASA made a temperature map of Mimas, they found that the warmest regions, shown here in yellow, resemble Pac-Man eating the …

Photos That Will Change The Way You See The World

Photos That Will Change The Way You See The World

facts verse presents photos that will change the way you see the world number one Nord Lincoln when you’re standing in the Bavarian town of Nord Lincoln it seems as though you’re standing in your typical town it actually looks just like most towns around the world it’s not until you see an aerial view …

Adrift At Sea For 76 Days With Sharks Circling

Adrift At Sea For 76 Days With Sharks Circling

Have you ever thought about sailing the open sea alone? Would you ever want to? For many of us, it might sound fun, exciting or simply relaxing to take some time away from our day to day lives, like enjoying a nice vacation. Perhaps picturing yourself on a boat with beautiful sunshine and salty sea …