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  • 06:14 What Exactly is Archimedes Principle: Explained in Simple Words

    What Exactly is Archimedes Principle: Explained in Simple Words

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    Archimedes principle states that if an object is submerged in a fluid, then the buoyant force acting on it is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by that object. Buoyant force exists because pressure increases as an object goes deeper in a fluid, w

  • 04:55 Why Don't They Have Parachutes For Passengers In Commercial Planes?

    Why Don't They Have Parachutes For Passengers In Commercial Planes?

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    Commercial airplanes don't give parachutes to passengers. While airplanes have plenty of safety features that help in landing them safely during emergencies, having parachutes onboard for every passenger doesn't seem like a bad idea, does it? Although it

  • 05:57 Are Giant Insects Larger Than Humans Possible?

    Are Giant Insects Larger Than Humans Possible?

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    Science fiction films like 'The Fly' and 'Mothra' will show you giant insects creating havoc and destroying world order with their giantness. But, is that even possible? Science says, not really. When the insect's exoskeleton expands it gets too heavy and

  • 06:37 Can We Harness Electricity From Lightning?

    Can We Harness Electricity From Lightning?

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    Lightning is one of the incredible forces of nature. A single bolt of it carries a few billion joules of energy, sufficient enough to power a tens of homes for a day. Humanity since the time of Franklin and Maxwell has been contemplating the idea of captu

  • 05:22 Why Are Planetary Orbits Elliptical?

    Why Are Planetary Orbits Elliptical?

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    For a very long time, from Ptolemy to the age of Copernicus, it was widely believed and accepted that planets in our Solar System revolved in a perfectly circular path. Because the circle was presumed to be an ideal shape for planetary bodies to orbit. Bu

  • 06:19 What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle: Explained in Simple Words

    What is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle: Explained in Simple Words

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    Heisenbergs uncertainty principle says that if we know everything about where a particle is located, we know nothing about its momentum. Conversely, if we know everything about its momentum, then we know nothing about where the particle is located. In oth

  • 08:35 What is Evolution? A Simple and Brief Explanation

    What is Evolution? A Simple and Brief Explanation

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    Life is insanely diverse, and thats because of evolution. But there is much that people misunderstand about evolution and how it happens. So, heres a compressed crash course on evolution - from the mutations and recombinations in the DNA which create dive

  • 03:48 Why Don't We Have Pet Foxes?

    Why Don't We Have Pet Foxes?

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    Both foxes and dogs belong to the same family Canidae. Then why havent foxes become our companions too?To answer this, in 1950, a group of Russian scientists began an experiment to try and create the first ever pet fox species. The study led by Russian ge

  • 06:14 Do bones decompose? How long does it take for bones to decompose?

    Do bones decompose? How long does it take for bones to decompose?

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    Ever wonder why bones can survive hundreds of years without decomposing? This is due to the unique composition of bone. Bone is primarily composed of a very stable protein called collagen and the mineral calcium. The association between collagen and calci

  • 04:03 How Do Sunflowers Face The Sun?

    How Do Sunflowers Face The Sun?

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    Young sunflowers face the sun when it rises in the east and then track its motion in the sky throughout the day till it sets in the west in the evening. The process repeats the next day, as sunflowers return to their starting position, i.e. facing east. A

  • 05:13 How to live without a heart or a brain - Lessons from a Jellyfish

    How to live without a heart or a brain - Lessons from a Jellyfish

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    The jellyfish is one weird sea animal. What makes it even weirder is that it doesnt have a brain or a heart. Though it doesnt have a brain, it does have a nervous system in the form of nerve nets and some have a structure called a nerve ring. This allows

  • 05:21 Why Is It Called "Dead" Sea? Why Does Everyone Float In This Sea?

    Why Is It Called "Dead" Sea? Why Does Everyone Float In This Sea?

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    Lying on the lowest point on the Earth, the hypersaline Dead Sea is one of the most fascinating places on this planet. People float effortlessly here and that is the major attraction of the Dead Sea. But besides this natural buoyancy, unique environmental

  • 05:19 What Are Asteroids And Where Do They Come From?

    What Are Asteroids And Where Do They Come From?

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    Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the sun, just like the rest of the planets and celestial bodies in our solar system. Although asteroids are present throughout the solar system, most of them live in the asteroid belta region located between t

  • 04:05 Are Zebras Black with White Stripes or White with Black Stripes?

    Are Zebras Black with White Stripes or White with Black Stripes?

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    Zebras are actually black with white stripes. All animals get their colors from pigments called melanin which are of two kinds - eumelanin gives a black to brown color which pheomelanin gives reddish to yellow hues. The cells that create this pigment, mel

  • 11:18 What Does It Take To Make Vaccines?

    What Does It Take To Make Vaccines?

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    Since vaccination was discovered in 1769 by Edward Jenner, it has come to become an indispensable part of healthcare. Over the last 50 years, advances in science and technology have allowed us to develop vaccines to diseases at breakneck speed, but the pr

  • 06:07 Why Venus and Mercury have no Moons?

    Why Venus and Mercury have no Moons?

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    Do you know all planets except for Mercury and Venus have moons? In fact, Earth is the only planet to have just one moon; remaining planets from Mars onward have multiple moons, with Saturn having as much as 82 moons! So when most of the planets are inund

  • 05:26 Methusaleh: The oldest tree in the world | What's the mystery of trees' immortality?

    Methusaleh: The oldest tree in the world | What's the mystery of trees' immortality?

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    No one can beat trees at living long. Methusaleh, the single oldest living tree, that we've discovered, is over 4,800 years old. On the other hand, Pando is a colony of quaking aspen trees all born from the same over 70,000 year old root system. These tre

  • 04:40 How Do Astronauts Get Breathable Oxygen In Space (Aboard The ISS)?

    How Do Astronauts Get Breathable Oxygen In Space (Aboard The ISS)?

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    There is plenty of oxygen on Earth; but things change drastically as you breach the boundary of the sky and reach the blackness of space. Oxygen is hard to come by in space, thats why space engineers figured out a way to provide sufficient quantities of o

  • 10:29 Photosynthesis: The Biochemistry Behind How Plants Make Their Food

    Photosynthesis: The Biochemistry Behind How Plants Make Their Food

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    Plants, unlike most living things, produce their own food through a process called photosynthesis. Photosynthesis means 'making using light'. Plants use the energy from the sunlight to make food. The food matter comes from carbon dioxide present in the ai

  • 08:08 How Does A Helicopter Work: Everything You Need To Know About Helicopters

    How Does A Helicopter Work: Everything You Need To Know About Helicopters

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    Helicopters are an inseparable component of the aviation industry. However, they were invented much later than the first airplane. And the reason is obvious - helicopters offer many advantages over airplanes. But how exactly do helicopters fly?For any obj

  • 07:07 Why Is Space Cold If There Are So Many Stars?

    Why Is Space Cold If There Are So Many Stars?

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    Space is filled with countless stars, all of which radiate enormous amounts of heat. These stars are tens of thousands of times bigger than our own sun. Still, space is considered to be cold. Why is that? If there are so many hot burning stars in space, w

  • 04:22 Tensor Tympani Muscle: Why Do You Hear A Rumbling Sound When You Close Your Eyes Too Hard?

    Tensor Tympani Muscle: Why Do You Hear A Rumbling Sound When You Close Your Eyes Too Hard?

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    The tensor tympani muscle is a tiny muscle in the middle ear that helps dampens external sounds falling on the ear. The tensor tympani muscle originates from the Eustachian tube, which is also known as the auditory tube. From there, this muscle attaches t

  • 05:09 Hawking Radiation Explained: What Exactly Was Stephen Hawking Famous For?

    Hawking Radiation Explained: What Exactly Was Stephen Hawking Famous For?

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    Hawking radiation was first discovered by English scientist Stephen Hawking in 1974. Prior to this discovery, our knowledge of black holes was very limited. It was believed that black holes were completely black and that they did not emit any kind of radi

  • 05:31 Current Vs Voltage: How Much Current Can Hurt You?

    Current Vs Voltage: How Much Current Can Hurt You?

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    Voltage vs current, or sometimes it's current vs voltage; we are constantly trying to understand the differences between these two entities related to electricity. Then, there is sometimes one more entity: resistance. How do these three entities, i.e. cur

  • 04:11 Coefficient Of Restitution: Why Certain Objects Are More Bouncy Than Others?

    Coefficient Of Restitution: Why Certain Objects Are More Bouncy Than Others?

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    Basketballs bounce a lot, but plastic balls don’t. Some objects are inherently bouncier than others. Why is that so? The answer lies in a property of the material which is known as the coefficient of restitution. In this video, we give a layman explanatio

  • 03:33 Does Earth Come Back To The Same Spot In Space Every Year On Your Birthday?

    Does Earth Come Back To The Same Spot In Space Every Year On Your Birthday?

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    Since Earth completes one revolution around the sun in 1 year, it would make sense to think that after the completion of year, Earth would be exactly at the same spot where it was at the beginning of the year, wouldn't it? But is it actually true? Does Ea

  • 07:26 Entropy: Why is it Predicted to Cause the Heat Death of the Universe?

    Entropy: Why is it Predicted to Cause the Heat Death of the Universe?

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    Everything that has a beginning must also have an end. While we know the Universe sprung to life 13 billion years ago, we don't know when its illustrious journey will come to an end. What we do know is one of the ways it could happen. We call this plausib

  • 05:27 What Happens When Something Travels Faster Than The Speed of Light?

    What Happens When Something Travels Faster Than The Speed of Light?

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    You may have heard quite frequently that ‘light is the fastest entity in the entire universe’. That statement is accurate, light is indeed the fastest of all, but not in all mediums. Yes, there are certain particles which can go faster than light in a giv

  • 05:39 10 Things About The Solar System Your Teachers Never Told You

    10 Things About The Solar System Your Teachers Never Told You

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    Remember those old space movies where spaceships had to maneuver through a bunch of asteroids scattered around and blocking the path of the ship? Well, that's not really true. The asteroid belt contains asteroids which are so far apart that you'd have to

  • 03:46 How Does Google Maps Works: How Is It So Incredibly Accurate About Traffic Conditions?

    How Does Google Maps Works: How Is It So Incredibly Accurate About Traffic Conditions?

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    If you have a smartphone and travel frequently, it's almost impossible that you haven't used Google Maps. It's an amazingly powerful app that not only acts as a standard GPS device and directs you places, but also gives you recommendations regarding the q

  • 06:26 Science of a Rocket Launch: How do Rockets Work?

    Science of a Rocket Launch: How do Rockets Work?

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    You may have seen amazing pictures of rockets blasting off from the ground leaving a vast cloud of smoke in their wake, but do you know what those rockets actually are? What are they made of? How are they launch? How do they reach the space? And the most

  • 05:58 How Transistors Work

    How Transistors Work

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    The transistor is arguably the greatest invention of the last century, or perhaps, one of the greatest of all time. If it wasn't for transistors, we couldn't have developed smaller, faster and cheaper computers, telephones, GPS devices, radios, gaming con

  • 07:11 Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity Explained

    Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity Explained

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    Our immune system is a fascinating entity, that functions in quite a unique and efficient manner. Comprising of various types of cells, it is prepared for any kind of breach in the fortress of our body, and is equipped to fight off a staggering number of

  • 07:20 Black Holes Explained

    Black Holes Explained

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    Black holes are one of the Universe's most tantalizing mysteries. These massive, reticent creatures have provided us monumental insights about how the universe might have begun and how it might eventually end. Check out our new video explaining what they

  • 04:21 Newton's Second Law Of Motion: Spiderman Learns it .. The Hard Way!

    Newton's Second Law Of Motion: Spiderman Learns it .. The Hard Way!

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    Every individual on earth, whether they are a regular fellow or a superhero, are bound by the three laws of motion proposed by eminent scientist Sir Isaac Newton. In this video, we are going to discuss how Spiderman, a popular Marvel world superhero, lear

  • 08:15 Time Dilation - Einstein's Theory Of Relativity Explained!

    Time Dilation - Einstein's Theory Of Relativity Explained!

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    There is absolutely no doubt that after Newton, Einstein is the most popular physicist in the history of science. Between the March and June of 1905, Einstein, then a mere patent clerk, published four papers that revolutionised modern physics forever. Alt


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