SciShow Space

SciShow Space
  • 4 minutes
  • 408 episodes

Every Tuesday and Friday, SciShow Space explores the universe a few minutes at a time.

Hosts Hank Green, Caitlin Hofmeister, and Reid Reimers share everything from just after the beginning of time to the most recent breaking news in space exploration.

For more science, check out SciShow and SciShow Psych as well. And for young thinkers, visit SciShow Kids!

Meet the Milky Way's Last Big Meal: The Sausage Galaxy

Our Milky Way Galaxy once dined on the Sausage Galaxy, and Jupiter's auroras seem to be heavily influenced by one of its moons. It's a galaxy-eat-galaxy kind of universe out there! Hosted by: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, Tim Curwick, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/jrnls/sci/summaries-07-06-18.php#B http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2018/07/03/science.aat1450.full https://www.space.com/41084-jupiter-moons-intricate-aurora-footprints.html https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-07/sf-tgs070318.php https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-abstract/478/1/611/5032586?redirectedFrom=fulltext https://arxiv.org/pdf/1805.00453.pdf https://arxiv.org/pdf/1802.03351.pdf https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.07050.pdf Images: https://eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/174793.php?from=399049 http://www.eso.org/public/usa/videos/eso1339a/ https://eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/174794.php?from=399049 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Interacting_Galaxies_Hubble.jpg https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA21033 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-captures-vivid-auroras-in-jupiter-s-atmosphere https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter_and_the_Galilean_Satellites.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/juno/multimedia/pia03155.html https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7075 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19822-MagneticBlackHoleWaves-AlfvenS-waves-20150709.jpg https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2007/29mar_bigauroras https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Juno_Aces_Eighth_Science_Pass_Of_Jupiter.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/multimedia/pia13763.html https://m.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2016/09/Anatomy_of_the_Milky_Way https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vortex-street-animation.gif

2 days ago

How Much Does the Sun Affect Earth's Climate?

The sun is obviously a big factor in the earth's weather, but changes in the solar cycle don't always affect our climate in straightforward ways. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, Tim Curwick, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/noaa-n/climate/climate_weather.html https://arxiv.org/pdf/1204.4449.pdf https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1029/2010GL045777 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/news/solarcycle-primer.html https://www.giss.nasa.gov/research/briefs/rind_03/ https://www.ucsusa.org/global-warming/science-and-impacts/science/effect-of-sun-on-climate-faq.html#.WvEBAdPwa1E https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/GlobalWarming/page3.php https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/02/23/no-the-sun-isnt-driving-global-warming/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.1c353ad445e7 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/global-warming/mid-holocene-warm-period http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1191/0959683604hl687rp https://phys.org/news/2017-03-sun-impact-climate-quantified.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sun-spots-and-climate-change/ https://www.space.com/19280-solar-activity-earth-climate.html http://science.sciencemag.org/content/294/5549/2130 http://faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/~infocom/The%20Website/evolution.html ------ Images: https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/tropical-beach-in-sunny-day-gm695270128-128615835 https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/the-moon-isolated-on-white-background-vector-illustration-eps-10-gm915959760-252062023 https://images.nasa.gov/details-GSFC_20171208_Archive_e001435.html https://www.videoblocks.com/video/snowflakes-in-the-air-hu22bd- https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/winter-or-autumn-headwear-collection-gm804438994-130505497 https://images.nasa.gov/details-PIA18906.html https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10804 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4551 https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/earth-globe-gm899520532-248211452

5 days ago

3 Weird Stars You Can See with the Naked Eye

These three stars can easily be seen with the naked eye, but it took some fancy telescopes for us to realize how weird they really are! Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.stsci.edu/instruments/observatory/PDF/scs8.rev.pdf http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/708/1/71/pdf http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?1988JRASC..82..336G&data_type=PDF_HIGH&whole_paper=YES&type=PRINTER&filetype=.pdf http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/ast122/lectures/lec09.html http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/observing-news/observe-mira-the-amazing-star/ https://www.aavso.org/mira-variables-period-changes http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/431740/pdf http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?2007IAUS..239..343W&data_type=PDF_HIGH&whole_paper=YES&type=PRINTER&filetype=.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0275106213000027 https://www.space.com/3250-stars-pronunciation-guide.html https://www.universetoday.com/20094/cetus-constellation/ https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2007/15aug_mira https://www.space.com/7653-star-big-dipper.html http://earthsky.org/brightest-stars/mizar-and-alcor-the-horse-and-rider http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/mizar-a-fresh-look-at-an-old-friend03252015/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Big_dipper_from_the_kalalau_lookout_at_the_kokee_state_park_in_hawaii.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dipper.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wide-field_view_of_the_Summer_Triangle_modifi%C3%A9.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wide-field_view_of_the_Summer_Triangle.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vega_(star).jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mira_in_UV_and_Visible_Light.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mira_the_star.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CetusCC.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mira-uv-bow-shock-tail-vertical.jpg https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11541

1 week ago

We May Have Just Found the Universe's Missing Matter

Astronomers have finally found evidence to help solve the missing baryon problem, and they're pointing telescopes toward the Intergalactic Medium to figure it out. Hosted by: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0204-1 http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/XMM-Newton_finds_missing_intergalactic_material http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/759/1/23 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/306025/ https://wwwmpa.mpa-garching.mpg.de/~komatsu/lecturenotes/Mike_Anderson_on_missing_baryons.pdf [PDF] https://arxiv.org/abs/1601.01260 https://arxiv.org/abs/1210.0544 http://www.helsinki.fi/~hkurkisu/cpt/Cosmo11 [PDF] https://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/9504082 https://wmap.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/uni_matter.html http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/320548 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/759/1/23/ https://arxiv.org/abs/0712.2375 https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.01943.pdf [PDF] http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/427874/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ilc_9yr_moll4096.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:WHIM.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ions.svg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:XMM-Newton_spacecraft_model.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_rendering_ULAS_J1120%2B0641.jpg https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10663

2 weeks ago

Move Over, Mars: We Could Farm on Asteroids!

The first 50 people get $50 off their first two weeks of Blue Apron, here!: https://cook.ba/2M5mEDw Sponsored by Blue Apron When people live throughout the solar system, we'll need some way to feed them that doesn't involve constant shipments of Earth-grown food. Will the asteroid belt be our new cosmic food court? Host: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.1007.6002&rep=rep1&type=pdf https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22430004-900-asteroid-soil-could-fertilise-farms-in-space/ https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/small-bodies/asteroids/in-depth/ https://m.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Asteroids_Structure_and_composition_of_asteroids https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/text/asteroids.txt https://nau.edu/cefns/labs/meteorite/classification/carbonaceous-chondrites/ http://global.jaxa.jp/projects/sat/hayabusa2/ http://www.spacex.com/about/capabilities https://journals.uair.arizona.edu/index.php/maps/article/viewFile/15367/15355 https://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/life-components.html https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/ast.2014.1184 -------- Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Soyuz_TMA-2_launch.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/images/apollo_image_25.html https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/5396/mosaic-of-mars/ https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/people-ordering-food-in-food-court-gm647175244-117394853 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Falcon_Heavy_cropped.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mayflower_in_Plymouth_Harbor,_by_William_Halsall.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_372.html https://images.nasa.gov/details-PIA11800.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA21079_Ceres_in_Color_(cropped).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coal_bituminous.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Allende_meteorite.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Veggie_plants.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ISS-46_Zinnia_flower_in_the_Cupola_(2).jpg https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/asteroid-field-gm506321720-84158375 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/soil-background-gm172435729-23731010 https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/icon-set-agriculture-gm180703768-27267352

2 weeks ago

Will the Opportunity Rover Survive This Dust Storm?

The global dust storm on Mars is threatening the Opportunity rover and the wind on Venus might be changing the length of its days. Host: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8348/opportunity-hunkers-down-during-dust-storm/ https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8349/media-telecon-about-mars-dust-storm-opportunity/ https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8350/nasa-encounters-the-perfect-storm-for-science/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIKxdRFx2Wo http://www.planetary.org/explore/space-topics/mars/mars-calendar.html https://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=116277 https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/06/41561_2018_157_OnlinePDF.pdf https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/06/41561_2018_179_OnlinePDF.pdf https://www.weather.gov/source/zhu/ZHU_Training_Page/Miscellaneous/gravity_wave/gravity_wave.html ------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/scan/services/missions/solarsystem/MEROppy.html https://images.nasa.gov/details-PIA15959.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19109-MarsOpportunityRover-EndeavourCrater-CapeTribulation-20150122.jpg https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/21920/2018-giant-dust-storm-on-mars/ https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/21916/shades-of-martian-darkness/ https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/21928/duluth-after-dust-storm/ https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/21929/curiositys-dusty-selfie-at-duluth/ https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_47.html https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-studies-cubesat-mission-to-solve-venusian-mystery https://www.weather.gov/source/zhu/ZHU_Training_Page/Miscellaneous/gravity_wave/gravity_wave.html https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/bandana-white-background-gm686197756-126037011 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/dirty-and-dusty-safety-goggles-gm108129421-2507414

3 weeks ago

We Don't Actually Know Where the Sun Came From

The first 200 viewers to sign up at https://brilliant.org/scishowspace will get 20% off their annual premium subscription AND support SciShow. We can’t find evidence of the Sun’s family, or how it might have formed, but we do have some pretty good theories. Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.messier.seds.org/m/m067.html http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-6256/143/3/73/meta https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev-astro-081309-130830 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0031-8949/90/6/068001/meta http://sci.esa.int/gaia/28820-summary/, http://sci.esa.int/gaia/47354-fact-sheet/ https://www.aao.gov.au/public/galah-survey, https://galah-survey.org/home/, http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=14792 https://arxiv.org/pdf/1108.1570.pdf https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/449/4/4443/1188673 Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Violent_birth_announcement_from_an_infant_star.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sedna_solar_system_Jan1_2017.png http://www.eso.org/public/usa/videos/eso1621a/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gaia_Milky_Way_star_density_map_2015-07-03.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cancer_IAU.svg

3 weeks ago

Curiosity Found Organic Molecules on Mars! Now What?

Last week, NASA released some pretty cool Mars news: Curiosity found even more evidence to indicate the planet could’ve been habitable billions of years ago. Hosted by: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/360/6393/1068.full.pdf http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/nasa-rover-hits-organic-pay-dirt-mars http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6393/1096.full.pdf http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/360/6393/1093.full.pdf https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-finds-ancient-organic-material-mysterious-methane-on-mars https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/06/mars-organic-compounds-methane-curiosity-space-science/ https://gizmodo.com/curiosity-rover-finds-3-5-billion-year-old-organic-comp-1826637615 https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2018/06/08/sorry-methane-and-organics-on-mars-are-not-evidence-for-life https://www.livescience.com/62761-life-on-mars-organic-methane.html http://exploration.esa.int/mars/48088-mission-overview/ https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/mission/instruments/ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Curiosity_Cradled_by_Gale_Crater.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MarsCuriosityRover-Drilling-01.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:East_Beach_1_2006.JPG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Drawing-of-the-Mars-Science_Laboratory.png https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11697 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19664-MarsInSightLander-Assembly-20150430.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_rover_being_tested_near_the_Paranal_Observatory.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JPL-Tech-Works-Mars-2020-Descent-Stage-PIA22342.jpg https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/wallpaper/PIA14156-1920x1200.jpg

1 month ago

Earth Used to Have 19-Hour Days (and Pluto Has Dunes!)

According to a new model, days on Earth used to really fly by, and today Pluto has wind-swept dunes made of very weird sand. For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/360/6392/992.full.pdf http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-pluto-methane-dunes-20180531-story.html#nws=mcnewsletter www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1717689115 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-06/uow-ttm053118.php http://www.indiana.edu/~geol105/images/gaia_chapter_4/milankovitch.htm https://www.packtpub.com/big-data-and-business-intelligence/bayesian-analysis-python https://towardsdatascience.com/probability-concepts-explained-bayesian-inference-for-parameter-estimation-90e8930e5348 ------ Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Earth_formation.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/space-station-crew-sees-lots-of-clouds/ https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/galileo-earth-and-moon http://www.eso.org/public/usa/videos/eso1436c/ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nh-pluto-in-true-color_2x_JPEG-edit-frame.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Arbol_de_Piedra.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sahara_desert.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-01_Stern_03_Pluto_Color_TXT.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputnik_Planitia#/media/File:Mountainous_Shoreline_of_Sputnik_Planum_(PIA20198).png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_hazes_over_backlit_Pluto.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19947-NH-Pluto-Norgay-Hillary-Mountains-20150714.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/pluto-s-brilliant-heart https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/sun-rising-background-on-landscape-hill-and-tree-gm815511810-132059067

1 month ago

Project Daedalus: Our 1970s Plan for Interstellar Travel

Many ideas have come and gone, but Project Daedalus was a uniquely ambitious plan from the 1970s that never quite came to be. For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.spaceflightinsider.com/space-flight-history/project-orion-nuclear-bomb-rocket/ https://www.airspacemag.com/space/hms-moon-rocket-3143/ https://books.google.com/books/about/Project_Daedalus.html?id=nEXpnAEACAAJ https://bis-merchandise.com/books/project-daedalus.html https://www.bis-space.com/what-we-do/projects/project-daedalus https://qz.com/493594/nasa-created-a-material-that-can-heal-itself-in-seconds-even-from-bullets/ https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/news/releases/2017/nasa-contracts-with-bwxt-nuclear-energy-to-advance-nuclear-thermal-propulsion-technology.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-15/nasa-is-bringing-back-cold-war-era-atomic-rockets-to-get-to-mars https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/50-years-ago-an-astronomer-discovered-the-first-unambiguous-exoplanet-or-so-he-thought/ https://breakthroughinitiatives.org/initiative/3 Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Daedalus_ship.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Barnardstar2006.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NASA-project-orion-artist.jpg

1 month ago

Why Pluto Might Be a Billion Comets

Astronomers are trying to answer the question of how Pluto formed, and we have more evidence for the existence of Planet Nine! For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://authors.library.caltech.edu/1476/1/BROareps02.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001910351830099X http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017Icar..287..301U https://www.nasa.gov/feature/possible-ice-volcano-on-pluto-has-the-wright-stuff/ http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/0004-6256/151/2/22 https://www.nature.com/articles/nature13156 https://www.nature.com/news/dwarf-planet-stretches-solar-system-s-edge-1.14921 http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/11/astronomers-spot-most-distant-object-solar-system-could-point-other-rogue-planets https://www.popsci.com/search-for-real-planet-x#page-3 https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.05355 https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.05348 http://home.dtm.ciw.edu/users/sheppard/inner_oort_cloud/ https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/looking-for-planet-nine-astronomers-gaze-into-the-abyss/ https://www.space.com/31549-pluto-ice-volcanoes-new-horizons.html http://earthsky.org/space/new-evidence-planet-9-2015-bp519-caju https://www.space.com/40642-space-rock-generates-planet-nine-excitement.html https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/researchers-think-pluto-made-billions-comets-180969183/ https://www.popsci.com/pluto-billion-comets#page-3 https://www.space.com/40687-pluto-formation-1-billion-comets.html https://gizmodo.com/wild-new-theory-suggests-pluto-formed-from-a-billion-co-1826292828 https://www.universetoday.com/139317/pluto-is-what-you-get-when-a-billion-comets-smash-together/ https://www.space.com/39287-new-horizons-2014-mu69-flyby-2019.html Images: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/charon-and-pluto-strikingly-different-worlds https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NASA-ExocometsAroundBetaPictoris-ArtistView.jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/charon-and-pluto-strikingly-different-worlds https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Comet_67P_on_22_August_2014_NavCam.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:67P-C-G_-_March_28_2015_(32370930490).jpg https://www.nasa.gov/image/nh-approaches-pluto https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Planet_Nine_-_black_background.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Planet_nine-etnos_now-new3.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ESO_-_Milky_Way.jpg

1 month ago

The First Exoplanets Were Found Around... a Pulsar?

The first time scientists found exoplanets, they were orbiting something very different from our sun: a pulsar. Host: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/433/1/162/1029800 http://www.astro.cornell.edu/academics/courses/astro201/psr1257.htm https://astrobites.org/2016/10/05/why-are-pulsar-planets-rare/ http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/planets-orbit-zombie-stars/ http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Astro/pulsar.html http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/377093/fulltext/ http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1992Natur.355..145W ---------- Images: https://www.videoblocks.com/video/tv-fuzz-blur-27nygr2 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20267 https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21085/pulsar-artists-concept https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10740 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/multimedia/runaway-pulsar.html https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11567 https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/nustar/pia18836

1 month ago

There's an Interstellar Asteroid Hiding Near Jupiter

We may have found another interstellar asteroid and scientists have some new ideas about how Saturn's moons got their weird shapes. Host: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/new-study-shows-what-interstellar-visitor-oumuamua-can-teach-us http://www.astro.uwo.ca/~wiegert/2015BZ509/ Carroll, Bradley W., and Dale A. Ostlie. “Minor Bodies of the Solar System” In An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2007. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-018-0471-7 ------- Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centaur_(minor_planet)#/media/File:Kuiper_belt_plot_objects_of_outer_solar_system.png http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo1447a/ https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2065.html https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21436/pan-revealed https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia17207/prometheus-up-close https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/cassini/pia18324/ring-slicer https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia20499/where-the-small-moon-rules https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap050201.html

1 month ago

Why Does the Moon Look Bigger on the Horizon?

The full moon might seem bigger on the horizon than when it's higher up, but when does it actually take up more space in the sky? Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.vox.com/2015/5/11/8584779/moon-illusion https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0166223692903448?via%3Dihub https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/moon-illusion-explained-horizon-size-supermoon-space-science/ https://lco.global/spacebook/using-angles-describe-positions-and-apparent-sizes-objects/ http://homepages.wmich.edu/~korista/moon-illus.html Images: https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/super-moonset-over-seven-devils-mountains-gm902904950-249036292 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MoonIll_DOME_400.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_size_illusion.png https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/full-moon-over-the-alps-gm636558244-112994241 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mond-vergleich.svg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MoonIll_Fig_3_750.jpg https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/morning-sunrise-and-the-moon-over-mountain-hill-gm488957440-74455723

1 month ago

We Detected Water Plumes on Europa... 20 Years Ago

Researchers found surprising new evidence hiding in data captured back in 1997, and we've discovered stars forming in a distant galaxy as early as 250 million years after the Big Bang. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/05/41550_2018_450_OnlinePDF.pdf https://gizmodo.com/congressman-divulges-unreleased-study-to-win-support-fo-1825915811?rev=1525963100304 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/aa67f8/pdf https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-europa-water-vapor/ https://press.nature.com/wp-content/uploads/files/2018/05/41586_2018_117_OnlinePDF_300aHashimoto.pdf Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Galileo_probe_-_artistic_impression_-_AC89-0146-3.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA17202_-_Approaching_Enceladus.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Enceladus_Earth_Moon_Comparison.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Europa,_Earth_%26_Moon_size_comparison.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA19058-SaturnMoon-Enceladus-PossibleHydrothermalActivity-ArtistConcept-20150311.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Europa-moon.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JUNO_-_PIA13746.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Europa_Mission_Spacecraft_-_Artist%27s_Rendering.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fountains_of_Enceladus_PIA07758.jpg https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/resources/116/blocks-in-the-europan-crust-provide-more-evidence-of-subterranean-ocean/?category=missions_galileo https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/resources/203/reddish-bands-on-europa/?category=missions_galileo https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12909 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10656 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:MACS1149-JD1#/media/File:Annotated_montage_-_galaxy_cluster_MACS_J1149%2B2223_and_high-z_galaxy_MACS1149-JD_01.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3-ALMA-antennas-interferometry.jpg https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10135 http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2012/05/Artist_s_impression_of_JUICE

1 month ago

3 Things We Still Don't Understand About the Milky Way

The first 777 to sign up at https://brilliant.org/scishowspace/ will get 20% off their annual Premium subscription. We have been studying our home galaxy for years, but even though astronomy has come a long way, there is still a lot we don't know about the Milky Way. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120628174538.htm https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160107185001.htm http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/a-galaxy-hit-and-run-0129201634/ http://aasnova.org/2016/09/09/building-up-the-milky-ways-skeleton/ http://m.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Herschel/Threading_the_Milky_Way http://sci.esa.int/herschel/55942-herschels-hunt-for-filaments-in-the-milky-way/ http://aasnova.org/2015/12/07/companions-for-nessie-in-the-milky-ways-skeleton/ http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/H/High+Velocity+Cloud https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap991214.html https://www.sciencealert.com/detailed-map-high-velocity-clouds-milky-way-galactic-halo-radio-data http://adsabs.harvard.edu/doi/10.1086/184817 http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2041-8205/750/2/L41/meta ----------- Images: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1455.html https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WHAM_survey.png http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2015/05/Herschel_s_view_of_G49 http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2015/05/Herschel_s_view_of_G64 https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2016/hubble-spies-a-spiral-snowflake https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9946a/ https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/hubble-peers-into-the-heart-of-the-milky-way-galaxy https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10547 https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/rocket-ship-in-cartoon-style-new-businesses-innovation-development-flat-design-icons-gm698051104-130151617 https://freesound.org/people/LouMarchais/sounds/410857/ https://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/sampleradar-464-free-cartoon-caper-samples-643188

2 months ago

Is There Really An Infinite Multiverse? | Stephen Hawking's Last Paper

Just a few days before he died, Stephen Hawking submitted one last research paper using string theory math to talk about the multiverse. Host: Hank Green For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2FJHEP04%282018%29147.pdf https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/erc-hlp043018.php https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/03/stephen-hawking-last-paper-published-on-multiverse-theory/ https://www.livescience.com/62459-hawking-final-paper-physics.html https://www.popsci.com/stephen-hawking-final-paper-multiverse http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2018/03/20/stephen-hawking-final-paper/ http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/stephen-hawking-s-almost-last-paper-putting-end-beginning-universe ---------- Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stephen_Hawking.StarChild.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thomas_Hertog_(2018).jpg https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12656 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10127 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/multimedia/spiral-galaxy-m81.html

2 months ago

What If the Universe Was Shaped Like a Donut?

The universe could be a donut in a fourth spatial dimension. Which would mean that we could potentially see our own galaxy repeated from the past... Our 3D brains aren't ready for this. Get your topological donut here: https://store.dftba.com/products/space-donut-mug Host: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/03/11/science/universe-as-doughnut-new-data-new-debate.html https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/what-is-topology https://phys.org/news/2015-05-universe.html http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/cosmo/lectures/lec15.html http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Is_the_Universe_finite_or_infinite_An_interview_with_Joseph_Silk https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/a-few-of-my-favorite-spaces-the-three-torus/ https://www.nesi.org.nz/case-studies/studying-shape-and-size-universe https://www.ucl.ac.uk/mssl/news/mssl-news/news-q1-2015/planck -------- Images: https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/single-pink-donut-gm696365602-128846505 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/chocolate-donut-font-concept-delicious-number-8-gm831656820-135276297 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/chocolate-donut-and-hot-coffee-gm517618915-48803692 http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0406a/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shape_of_the_universe#/media/File:End_of_universe.jpg https://youtu.be/ZtzKqfg-vH8 https://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/media/121238/index.html https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1455.html

2 months ago

The InSight Lander Is Going to Mars! Here's Why:

The InSight lander is finally launching and headed to Mars, and Hubble has revealed some hot supernova info. For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali. Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/mission/science/ https://doi.org/10.1007/s00159-016-0099-5 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/stellar-thief-is-the-surviving-companion-to-a-supernova http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aaaf1e http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/790/1/17/meta Images: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:N11_(Hubble).jpg https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/multimedia/videos/?v=350 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11025 https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/mission/instruments/hp3/ https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/mission/instruments/rise/ https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/mission/instruments/seis/ http://hubblesite.org/image/4157/news_release/2018-20 http://hubblesite.org/image/4156/news_release/2018-20 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11447

2 months ago

Fermi Bubbles: Our Galaxy's Giant, Gamma Ray Mystery

Fermi bubbles are made up of gamma rays, but where they came from is still up for debate. Did they come from a star-forming region, or the black hole at the middle of our galaxy? For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: https://arstechnica.com/science/2013/01/star-formation-drives-huge-bubbles-in-the-milky-way/ https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GLAST/news/new-structure.html https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/03/100303-gamma-ray-fog-fermi-dragons/ https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/09/highest-energy-cosmic-rays-bounce-off-bubble-irradiate-earth/ http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-resources/understanding-fermi-bubbles/ http://astronomy.com/news/2017/03/fermi-bubbles http://hubblesite.org/news_release/news/2017-10 Images: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12313 https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GLAST/news/new-structure.html https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20142 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/30682 https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/30796

2 months ago