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History of nuclear power

History of nuclear power

We begin in 1896. In Paris, physicist Henri Becquerel accidentally discovers during an experiment that uranium leaves a trace — or darkens — a photographic plate without any other light source. He concludes that uranium naturally emits a ray he calls “uranique” in French. In the following years, physicists Pierre and Marie Curie discover other …

The Most Powerful Families Who Secretly Run The World?

The Most Powerful Families Who Secretly Run The World?

Beyonce taught us that girls run the world, but sadly the queen bee is gravely mistaken. Throughout history power has always been concentrated in the hands of the few- from the first tribal chieftains and their shamans, to today’s political elite. But sometimes that power has been held firmly within bloodlines, passed down from generation …

America’s Insane Plan for Nuclear Powered Planes

America’s Insane Plan for Nuclear Powered Planes

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by CuriosityStream, watch over 2,400 documentaries for free for 31 days at curiositystream.com/realengineering. Some crazy things happened during the Cold War. Dogs were put into orbit, bears were fired out of supersonic jets, and humans landed on the moon. Needless to say, humans were going through …

Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

It’s a really exciting time to be alive. We have a front row seat to the only known transformation of a world powered by dirty fossil fuels, to a planet that gets its energy from renewable, clean sources. It’s going to happen just once, right now. These are the top 10 potential energy sources of …

North Korea – summary of 70 years of history

It’s one of the most closed and isolated countries in the world. Ruled with an iron fist for 70 years by the Kim dynasty. This country is also a thorn on the side of the largest military power in the world, the United States. Let’s trace on a map the evolution of North Korea, ever …

Russia’s Geography Problem

Russia’s Geography Problem

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Backblaze and in collaboration with Alternate History Hub and Real Life Lore. Russia is immense–it spans 5,000 miles across, 2,000 miles vertically12, crosses 11 time zones3, borders everywhere from Norway to North Korea4, and is as close to Anchorage as it is to Amsterdam5. It’s huge… …