KidzTube
Welcome
Login / Register

Search Results: "Smithsonian Institution"

All   Most Recent   Most Viewed  


  • 03:27 Collecting the World: Inside the Smithsonian

    Collecting the World: Inside the Smithsonian

    214 views / 0 likes - added

    The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has over 144 million different objects in its collections. A sample of these collections are on display to the public, but 99 percent of the Smithsonian’s treasures remain behind the scenes. Scientists wo

  • 03:17 Smithsonian National Zoo (webisode)

    Smithsonian National Zoo (webisode)

    317 views / 0 likes - added

    A brief look at Great Museums' episode featuring the Smithsonian National Zoo and its efforts to save endangered species of our planet, which aired on Public Television in Fall 2008. Click on http://greatmuseums.org for more information.

  • 08:45 Media Institution: Crash Course Government And Politics #44

    Media Institution: Crash Course Government And Politics #44

    323 views / 0 likes - added

    So today we're going to look at the rather thorny issue of the media and its role in politics. Wether you're talking about older forms of media like newspapers and radio or newer forms like television and the Internet, all media serves the same purpose -

  • 56:43 Wild Thing: The Smithsonian National Zoo

    Wild Thing: The Smithsonian National Zoo

    536 views / 2 likes - added

    As part of its mission to "advance research and scientific knowledge in conserving wildlife and to teach and inspire people to protect wildlife, natural resources, and habitats," scientists at the National Zoo breed endangered species for the purpose of r

  • 05:09 The Giant Squid's Biggest Mystery

    The Giant Squid's Biggest Mystery

    266 views / 0 likes - added

    *** Please support our video productions - http://www.patreon.com/scifri *** MORE CEPHALOPOD VIDEOS - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB2w1JNHV4HSYPPZ0p_OD3kJO9SxlwAOa Deep below the sea surface, giant squid fight off predatory sperm whales--stirri

  • 03:25 Why Do I Get Wrinkly Fingers in the Bath?

    Why Do I Get Wrinkly Fingers in the Bath?

    344 views / 2 likes - added

    Have you ever noticed that your fingers and toes are all wrinkly and funny looking after you spend a lot of time in the water? Well, Jessi wants to know why that happens! Join her to find out the answer! Hi there! We at SciShow want to learn more about yo

    Featured
  • 14:25 Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

    Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

    557 views / 2 likes - added

    In which John Green teaches you about America's "peculiar institution," slavery. I wouldn't really call it peculiar. I'd lean more toward horrifying and depressing institution, but nobody asked me. John will talk about what life was like for a slave in th

  • 02:33 Why Do We Sneeze?

    Why Do We Sneeze?

    622 views / 1 likes - added

    Everyone does it, but why? In this episode of SciShow Quick Questions you get the answers! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon s

  • 10:10 Inside the Whale Warehouse!

    Inside the Whale Warehouse!

    72 views / 0 likes - added

    Whales are fascinating! They're also, oftentimes, absolutely gigantic-- which makes storing them in a museum collection quite challenging. We had the chance to visit the Smithsonian's "Whale Warehouse" to chat with Curator of Marine Mammals Dr. Michael Mc

  • 03:09 What Holding Your Breath Does To Your Body

    What Holding Your Breath Does To Your Body

    329 views / 2 likes - added

    Is holding your breath bad for you? And did you know that you can hold it longer underwater than you can on land? How Our Ocean Obsession Led To A One-Man Submarine - https://youtu.be/FMdN5YtKhVY Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1

  • 01:15 What Do Otters Eat?

    What Do Otters Eat?

    335 views / 0 likes - added

    For hungry Asian small-clawed otters at Smithsonian's National Zoo, variety is the spice of life. A caretaker explains what items are on a typical menu. #ZooQs

  • 01:32 This Is Alexander Graham Bell's Voice

    This Is Alexander Graham Bell's Voice

    558 views / 0 likes - added

    Plucked from the Smithsonian archives, the liberated recording features Bell, through must and static, saying "Hear my voice, Alexander Graham Bell."

    Featured
  • 13:01 What Fossils Reveal about Today's Climate Change

    What Fossils Reveal about Today's Climate Change

    133 views / 0 likes - added

    Dr. Scott Wing spent a decade combing the hills in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming to find fossil evidence of an extinction event that occurred in the Southern Ocean of Antarctica, 56 million years ago. Here, we talk with him and Dr. Kirk Johnson about how s

  • 01:06 What Is a Baby Porcupine Called?

    What Is a Baby Porcupine Called?

    526 views / 1 likes - added

    Baby porcupines are born with soft, fuzzy quills and rusty red fur. Perhaps even more adorable is what they're technically called. A caretaker at the Smithsonian's National Zoo fills us in. #ZooQs

  • 08:55 The Wonderful World of Worms

    The Wonderful World of Worms

    99 views / 0 likes - added

    Earthworms & leeches, parasitic nematodes, bristle worms, velvet worms, bobbit worms! Dr. Anna J. Phillips, Curator of Parasitic Worms and Protozoa at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History took us back into the invertebrate zoology collecti

  • 02:19 This Is What It Takes to Keep a Zoo Animal Happy

    This Is What It Takes to Keep a Zoo Animal Happy

    155 views / 0 likes - added

    The zoo extends the collecting mission of the Smithsonian into the realm of the living. From the Series: Stories From the Vault: Random? http://bit.ly/2gfy5hO

  • 02:09 This Paleo-Artist Recreates Our Early Ancestors

    This Paleo-Artist Recreates Our Early Ancestors

    157 views / 0 likes - added

    Bone by bone, paleo-artsist John Gurche builds the life-like sculptures of our early ancestors. From the Series: Smithsonian Spotlight: Human Origins http://bit.ly/2gQl8bf

  • 02:49 This Is Martha, The World's Last-Known Passenger Pigeon

    This Is Martha, The World's Last-Known Passenger Pigeon

    242 views / 0 likes - added

    Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History houses one of largest bird collections in the world. One of their most prized birds, Martha, was the last passenger pigeon to ever fly. From: SERIOUSLY AMAZING OBJECTS: Trailblazers http://bit.ly/1XCulD1

  • 03:38 Signs of symbolic behavior emerged at the dawn of our species

    Signs of symbolic behavior emerged at the dawn of our species

    157 views / 0 likes - added

    Early humans made advanced stone tools, used colorful pigments, and formed long-distance networks as environment changed. Read more: http://scim.ag/2FCut4R CREDITS --------------------------------- producer/editor/script/animator Nguyên Khôi Nguyên superv

  • 07:41 Math Mechanics of Thai Banking Crisis

    Math Mechanics of Thai Banking Crisis

    257 views / 0 likes - added

    Going through the mechanics of how a Thai financial institution can lose their shirt when their currency devalues. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=9p3HNMe-oAI

  • 00:49 How Big Is a Komodo Dragon?

    How Big Is a Komodo Dragon?

    540 views / 3 likes - added

    Komodo dragons are considered the largest land reptiles on Earth. A caretaker at Smithsonian's National Zoo shows us just how enormous they can be. #ZooQs From: WILD INSIDE THE NATIONAL ZOO: How to Train Your Dragon http://bit.ly/2bOllIC

  • 02:03 First Look: Rare Ruby Seadragon Filmed in the Wild | National Geographic

    First Look: Rare Ruby Seadragon Filmed in the Wild | National Geographic

    239 views / 2 likes - added

    The elusive and delicate ruby seadragon glides through waters off the southern coast of Australia. Video: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the w

  • 01:30 Remote Controls

    Remote Controls

    30 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016Title: Remote Controls Author: Arthur G. Shapiro Institution: American University, USA

  • 01:07 Silhouette Zoetrope

    Silhouette Zoetrope

    38 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016Title: Silhouette ZoetropeAuthor: Christine VerasInstitution: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • 01:14 Change the color

    Change the color

    22 views / 0 likes - added

    Best Illusion of the Year Contest - 2019Title: Change the Color Author: Haruaki FukudaInstitution: University of TokyoCountry: Japan

  • 01:07 Helix Rotation

    Helix Rotation

    27 views / 0 likes - added

    Best Illusion of the Year Contest - 2019Title: Helix Rotation Author: Arthur G. ShapiroInstitution: American University Country: USA

  • 01:13 Bodiject Fingers

    Bodiject Fingers

    22 views / 0 likes - added

    Best Illusion of the Year Contest - 2019Title: Bodiject FingersAuthor: Kenri KodakaInstitution: Naoya City UniversityCountry: Japan

  • 01:08 Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

    Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion

    450 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016 Title: Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion Author: Kokichi Sugihara Institution: Meiji University, Japan

    Featured
  • 01:55 Magic Tic-Tac-Toe

    Magic Tic-Tac-Toe

    31 views / 0 likes - added

    Best Illusion of the Year Contest - 2019Title: Magic Tic-Tac-Toe Authors: Gianni A. Sarcone and Marie-Jo WaeberInstitution: Sarcones StudioCountry: Italy and Switzerland

  • 01:06 A New Illusion at Your Ellbow

    A New Illusion at Your Ellbow

    40 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016Title: A New Illusion At Your Elbow Author: Peter Brugger and Rebekka MeierInstitution: University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

  • 01:01 The Dalesmen Singers Illusion

    The Dalesmen Singers Illusion

    34 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016Title: The Dalesmen Singers IllusionAuthor: Mike Pickard and Gurpreet SinghInstitution: Sunderland University, UK

  • 1:42:57 The Chemistry of Fire and Gunpowder - with Andrew Szydlo

    The Chemistry of Fire and Gunpowder - with Andrew Szydlo

    184 views / 0 likes - added

    Andrew Szydlo gives a spectacular demo-filled talk of explosive science using gunpowder, energetic reactions and quite a few flames. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The talk was filmed on the eve of Bonfire Night, also know

  • 01:13 Facing-Right Illusion

    Facing-Right Illusion

    24 views / 0 likes - added

    Best Illusion of the Year Contest - 2019 Title: Facing-Right IllusionAuthors: Kokichi SugiharaInstitution: Meiji UniversityCountry: Japan

  • 01:08 The Chunder Thunder Illusion

    The Chunder Thunder Illusion

    24 views / 0 likes - added

    Best Illusion of the Year Contest - 2019Title: The Chunder Thunder IllusionAuthors: Mike Pickard and Gurpreet SinghInstitution: The University of SunderlandCountry: United Kingdom

  • 03:12 How Eddie Van Halen Invented Tapping

    How Eddie Van Halen Invented Tapping

    151 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch the entire interview here: http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2015/02/14/necessity-is-the-source-of-eddie-van-halens-inventions/events/the-takeaway/ At a What It Means to Be American event at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, leg

  • 01:04 Delighted panda cub plays in the snow for the first time

    Delighted panda cub plays in the snow for the first time

    558 views / 12 likes - added

    Bao Bao, a giant panda at Washington DC's Smithsonian National Zoo playfully tumbles down a hill as she experiences snow for the very first time Sixteen-month-old Giant panda cub Bao Bao played in the snow for the first time today at the Smithsonian's Nat

  • 01:06 The Shrunken Finger Illusion

    The Shrunken Finger Illusion

    39 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016Title: The Shrunken Finger Illusion Authors: Vebjrn Ekroll, Bilge Sayim, Ruth Van der Hallen and Johan WagemansInstitution: University of Leuven, Belgium

  • 01:29 Caught inside a bubble

    Caught inside a bubble

    41 views / 0 likes - added

    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2016Title: Caught Inside A BubbleAuthors: Mark Vergeer, Stuart Anstis and Rob van Lier Institution: University of Leuven, Belgium, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and UC San Diego, USA

  • 09:23 United States Postal Service Technology

    United States Postal Service Technology

    311 views / 0 likes - added

    Each day the United States Postal Service processes hundreds of millions of pieces of mail and delivers to over 150 million addresses. At the center of this bustling postal network are more than a hundred Processing and Distribution Centers spread across

    Featured
  • 02:59 Why Spiders Don't Stick To The Web

    Why Spiders Don't Stick To The Web

    453 views / 3 likes - added

    www.sciencefriday.com Why Spiders Don't Stick to The Web William Eberhard, of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the University of Costa Rica, and colleague Daniel Briceno film spiders in the lab, in the field and under a dissecting microscop

  • 57:35 An Acquiring Mind: Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    An Acquiring Mind: Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    346 views / 0 likes - added

    The extraordinary legacy of Philippe de Montebello, who served for 31 years as Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. During his tenure, Mr. de Montebello guided the acquisition of more than 84,000 works of art, demanded innovation in conservation te

  • 01:06 TIL: Mount St. Helens Has a Baby Volcano Inside It | Today I Learned

    TIL: Mount St. Helens Has a Baby Volcano Inside It | Today I Learned

    302 views / 0 likes - added

    On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens in Washington State erupted in the most explosive volcanic event in U.S. history. Fifty-seven people and countless animals died, a forest was leveled, and ash blanketed the region as far away as Minnesota. ➡ Subscribe: ht

  • 1:01:40 Four Dimensional Maths: Things To See And Hear In The Fourth Dimension With Matt Parker

    Four Dimensional Maths: Things To See And Hear In The Fourth Dimension With Matt Parker

    325 views / 0 likes - added

    Matt Parker, comedian and mathematician, shows how four-dimensional shapes appear a 3D world in this hands-on talk, featuring what is possibly the world's nerdiest knitted hat! Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Discover how t

  • 01:36 Michael Faraday's Electric Frogs

    Michael Faraday's Electric Frogs

    418 views / 1 likes - added

    Why did the Royal Institution used to have a froggery? Before more sophisticated methods for detecting electricity emerged, Michael Faraday and his colleagues used a rather brutal method… No frogs were harmed in the making of this video. Well, not since t

    Featured
  • 03:23 Wheels, Bombs, and Perpetual Motion Machines

    Wheels, Bombs, and Perpetual Motion Machines

    226 views / 0 likes - added

    This is a collaboration with the Royal Institution! Go check out their video here: https://youtu.be/sScrtGdKmho -- Perpetual motion machines are badly named. And impossible. But that hasn't stopped a lot of people trying to build them. Sure, you could try

    Featured
  • 08:29 How a dragon gets a check-up | Science Magic Show Hooray

    How a dragon gets a check-up | Science Magic Show Hooray

    156 views / 0 likes - added

    Komodo dragons may not breathe fire or fly, but they're fantastic beasts nonetheless. Watch one get a check-up at the Smithsonian National Zoo. Subscribe to Anna's Science Magic Show Hooray! https://bit.ly/2LLNAci Many thanks to the National Zoo for letti

  • 02:13 Searching for Life at the Bottom of the Arctic

    Searching for Life at the Bottom of the Arctic

    247 views / 0 likes - added

    Creatures living among the hydrothermal vents burbling under the Arctic Ocean's ice layer have been historically difficult to study, but an underwater vehicle, the Nereid Under Ice, can get close to the vents to peek in at the animals and their homes with

  • 08:27 Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

    Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

    407 views / 1 likes - added

    Duh, except for the sky… and the ocean… Don’t miss our next video! SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓ Among living things, the color blue is oddly rare. Blue rocks, blue sky, blue water, sure. But blue animals? They

    Featured
  • 10:18 Mercury: Crash Course Astronomy #13

    Mercury: Crash Course Astronomy #13

    588 views / 5 likes - added

    Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. It has no atmosphere and is, as such, covered in craters. It's also incredibly hot but, surprisingly, has water ice hiding beneath its surface. -- Table of Contents Closest Planet to the Sun 0:03 Rotation Locked t

    Featured
  • 02:15 Rebuilding Dinosaurs With The 'Skeleton Crew'

    Rebuilding Dinosaurs With The 'Skeleton Crew'

    238 views / 1 likes - added

    Some of the most impressive dinosaur skeletons in the world are housed in a nondescript warehouse in Ontario, Canada. There, a team of experts carefully unpacks, preserves, and mounts dinosaur fossils into displays for the Smithsonian and American Museum

  • 10:41 Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #26

    Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #26

    310 views / 0 likes - added

    Today Phil’s explaining the stars and how they can be categorized using their spectra. Together with their distance, this provides a wealth of information about them including their luminosity, size, and temperature. The HR diagram plots stars’ luminosity

  • 11:39 Slavery, Ghosts, and Beloved: Crash Course Literature 214

    Slavery, Ghosts, and Beloved: Crash Course Literature 214

    339 views / 0 likes - added

    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 05:17 Sea monsters are real! Well...they used to be.

    Sea monsters are real! Well...they used to be.

    158 views / 0 likes - added

    Giant marine reptiles resembling sea monsters were the kings of the ocean in the Cretaceous. But their world was not as foreign as you might think. Subscribe to Science Magic Show Hooray! https://bit.ly/2LLNAci Sea Monsters Unearthed is now open at Smiths

  • 46:44 Bacteria And Antibiotics: Revenge Of The Microbes

    Bacteria And Antibiotics: Revenge Of The Microbes

    264 views / 0 likes - added

    What are bacteria? How do antibiotics work? And what can we do about increasing antibiotic resistance? Jenny Rohn, scientist and novelist, investigates the fascinating world of bacteria in this Friday Evening Discourse event from the Ri. Subscribe for reg

  • 06:17 When Whales Walked

    When Whales Walked

    513 views / 5 likes - added

    We know whales as graceful giants bound to the sea. But what if we told you there was actually a time when whales could walk. Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/x0Hi30egd4K Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital St

    Featured
  • 06:16 How To Make A Pinhole Camera

    How To Make A Pinhole Camera

    508 views / 1 likes - added

    Take authentic vintage-style photos with a camera you can make yourself. In a world saturated with selfies and instant effects layered over endless phone photos, take a step back and experience the science of the spiritual home of photography. 'How to mak

    Featured
  • 04:13 Black Hole Seen For The First Time. Black hole breakthrough: Event Horizon Telescope's landmark imag

    Black Hole Seen For The First Time. Black hole breakthrough: Event Horizon Telescope's landmark imag

    601 views / 6 likes - added

    On April 10, 2019, the international Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration revealed humanity's first glimpse of a black hole. Learn more: https://insidetheperimeter.ca/black-hole-breakthrough-astronomers-release-landmark-image Download free posters

    Featured
  • 11:11 How Close Are We to a Complete Tree of Life?

    How Close Are We to a Complete Tree of Life?

    15 views / 0 likes - added

    Nearly 90% of all life on Earth is unaccounted for, but how close are we to discovering all life on Earth before it disappears? Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more How Close Are We | http://bit.ly/HCAWplaylist Follow Olivia on In

  • 03:27 Into the Deep Unknown | bioGraphic

    Into the Deep Unknown | bioGraphic

    160 views / 0 likes - added

    In the summer of 2017, a team of scientists led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ventured a thousand kilometers off the coast of Brazil to explore the seafloor around a little-known cluster of islets called St. Paul's Rocks. One of those scient

  • 02:29 The Mother Of Hubble | NOVA

    The Mother Of Hubble | NOVA

    249 views / 0 likes - added

    As a woman in her generation, astronomer Nancy Roman could not get tenure at a research institution, so instead she was invited to work on Hubble's design and development for more than 25 years. Her perservance and vision earned her the nickname "the moth

  • 02:28 How Do Our Bodies Fight Off Dangerous Chemicals?

    How Do Our Bodies Fight Off Dangerous Chemicals?

    188 views / 0 likes - added

    UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun explains how you can think of cells like night clubs. With every substance that a cell encounters it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in. Since humans have generated over 80,000 synthetic compounds, it's now ev

  • 02:12 3D photogrammetry maps of coral reefs

    3D photogrammetry maps of coral reefs

    236 views / 1 likes - added

    Photographic studies of coral reefs are being stitched together, piece by piece, using a 3D technology called photogrammetry. Scientists Stuart Sandin and Jennifer Smith at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego are mapping 100 coral reefs a

  • 01:32 TIL: Life Could Exist on Mars Thanks to Methane | Today I Learned

    TIL: Life Could Exist on Mars Thanks to Methane | Today I Learned

    361 views / 0 likes - added

    Discovering life on Mars is now looking more promising. According to geobiologist Jeff Marlow, anywhere on Earth we see liquid water and enough energy, we see life. The best way to find it on Mars might be to consider what early life on Earth looked like.

  • 01:51 Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father and Fireman

    Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father and Fireman

    348 views / 4 likes - added

    Firetrucks, fire stations, even those cool poles that firefighters slide down—they all date back to colonial times and a certain founding father. Famous for his contributions to the U.S. Constitution, electricity and bifocals, it turns out that Benjamin F

    Featured
  • 03:28 Incredible Animation Shows How Humans Evolved From Early Life

    Incredible Animation Shows How Humans Evolved From Early Life

    383 views / 1 likes - added

    Humans have had a long history. 3.8 million years in the making, to be precise. From the primordial puddle to the modern day, here's how humans have evolved from the first life. The following is a review of the life forms depicted in the video: Prokaryote

    Featured
  • 02:59 Tour of the Galaxy | California Academy of Sciences

    Tour of the Galaxy | California Academy of Sciences

    31 views / 0 likes - added

    Depart Earth’s surface and fly through the solar system to the edge of the Milky Way, discovering objects at increasingly distant locations from Earth. - - - The California Academy of Sciences is a renowned scientific and educational institution ded

  • 1:09:30 The Science of Fireworks!

    The Science of Fireworks!

    384 views / 0 likes - added

    A brief history of the modern firework. Help us write subtitles for thislecture: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_video?v=rmtK2BgmGCw Professor Chris Bishop, presenter of the 2008 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, gives a family lecture on the history

    Featured
  • 09:38 The Case for Saving PARASITES.

    The Case for Saving PARASITES.

    143 views / 0 likes - added

    PARASITE. Doesn't the word just make your skin crawl? (that's actually the worms living under your flesh... just kidding). Despite our "ick" reaction to these animals, they play important roles in their environments - and many are under threat. ↓↓↓ Check

  • 05:32 Nectarine = Mutant Peach?!

    Nectarine = Mutant Peach?!

    169 views / 0 likes - added

    What makes a peach a peach and a nectarine a nectarine? A single genetic mutation! Trying to document grad school one YouTube video at a time, from lab equipment to genetics lessons to interviews with other students! Each week is a new view into life as a

  • 02:47 Why Jupiter Has So Many Moons

    Why Jupiter Has So Many Moons

    255 views / 0 likes - added

    Our solar system is already teaming with nearly 200 moons, and we just got 12 more to add to the list. A team led by astronomer Scott Sheppard out of the Carnegie Institution for Science discovered the moons in 2017 using one of the most powerful digital

  • 04:20 What Is The Magician's Oath?

    What Is The Magician's Oath?

    252 views / 0 likes - added

    What keeps magicians from revealing the secrets to their illusions? It’s not a pact with The Devil… Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com Share on Facebook: https://goo.gl/d8pJsy Share on Twitter: https://goo.gl/M9IocY Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our

  • 04:22 The Fine Art of Television Repair

    The Fine Art of Television Repair

    170 views / 0 likes - added

    Chi-Tien Lui is an electrical engineer and technician whose craft has evolved to the realm of high art. Born in China, he trained as a technician in Taiwan before moving to the U.S. and setting up his own shop in downtown Manhattan in 1968. During this ti

  • 02:53 Travel Deep Inside a Leaf | California Academy of Sciences

    Travel Deep Inside a Leaf | California Academy of Sciences

    133 views / 1 likes - added

    Take a journey inside a leaf of a redwood tree. Enter the stoma and view photosynthesis on a molecular level, knowing that the animation prioritizes scientific accuracy. Educators might also be interested in an annotated version of this video: https://you

  • 11:35 Storing Data in DNA?! w/ Dina Zielinski

    Storing Data in DNA?! w/ Dina Zielinski

    208 views / 0 likes - added

    Could you store all of your computer files in DNA? I chat with researcher Dina Zielinski about her project to do just that! DNA Fountain Website: http://dnafountain.teamerlich.org/ Reddit AMA: https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/5xt0gl/science_ama_s

  • 05:00 Fighting Firedamp - The Lamp That Saved 1,000 Lives

    Fighting Firedamp - The Lamp That Saved 1,000 Lives

    340 views / 0 likes - added

    With a beautiful, explosive experiment, Andy demonstrates how Humphry Davy's simple invention saved hundreds of lives from firedamp. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Firedamp is a flammable gas found in coal mines that contr

    Featured
  • 03:11 Sign Language in a Mirror - with Charles Stirling

    Sign Language in a Mirror - with Charles Stirling

    242 views / 0 likes - added

    Is sign language left or right handed? Can it be mirrored without losing its message? Charles Stirling seeks answers to these questions in the 1992 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Our World Through the Looking Glass". Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.

  • 02:45 How We Learn to Interpret Speech - Charles Taylor

    How We Learn to Interpret Speech - Charles Taylor

    177 views / 0 likes - added

    Balloons are fun at parties, but with a bit of work, you can also make them talk. In this clip from the 1989 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, Charles Taylor demonstrates what 'talking' balloons can tell us about how we process and understand speech. Subscribe for regu

  • 05:06 Parafilm | What is this thing?!

    Parafilm | What is this thing?!

    276 views / 0 likes - added

    What is this thing?! It's parafilm, a beloved lab staple! Thanks to Bemis for sending me some Parafilm, and to our summer lab students for being awesome! Another giant thank you to my Patreon supporters, including my amazing ribosomes: Marcel Ward Brad Fi

  • 02:29 Using a Cell Phone in 1985 - with David Pye

    Using a Cell Phone in 1985 - with David Pye

    165 views / 0 likes - added

    The first commercially available mobile phone went on sale in 1984 – and cost around $4000. In this clip from the 1985 CHRISTMAS LECTURES 'Communicating', David Pye demonstrates the power of this (then) brand new technology on an unsuspecting member of th

  • 02:05 How to make a hoverboard | Do Try This At Home | We The Curious

    How to make a hoverboard | Do Try This At Home | We The Curious

    34 views / 0 likes - added

    Great Scott! Hoverboards are no longer a thing of science fiction! Andy and Kerina show you how to make a mini-hoverboard and hack a leaf blower to travel back to the future. Heavy.Download the free CD-Hoverboard template: http://bit.ly/HoverPDFThe Hendo

  • 01:13 The Phone Book from 1880 - with Gareth Roberts

    The Phone Book from 1880 - with Gareth Roberts

    133 views / 0 likes - added

    In 1880, there were so few telephones in London that it was possible for '1' to be your phone number. In this clip from the 1988 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The home of the future", Gareth Roberts takes a look at a small, red book – the London telephone directory

  • 11:11 Adam Savage Meets Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit!

    Adam Savage Meets Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit!

    45 views / 0 likes - added

    It's an emotional day for Adam Savage as he comes face to face with Neil Armstrong's A7-L pressure suit, then learns about its long, delicate conservation process from National Air and Space Museum's Objects Conservator, Lisa Young. You can now see the ne

  • 01:45 Chameleon Communications - with Sir Colin Blakemore

    Chameleon Communications - with Sir Colin Blakemore

    139 views / 0 likes - added

    Chameleons are well known for being able to change their body colour to blend in with their surroundings. They can however also use this ability to communicate with other chameleons. In this clip from the 1982 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Common sense", Sir Colin

  • 59:24 We Need to Talk About Physics - with Helen Czerski

    We Need to Talk About Physics - with Helen Czerski

    137 views / 0 likes - added

    Helen Czerski explores the everyday oddities that shed light on some of the most important science of our time. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://youtu.be/nAWHJViVfcU When we hear about physics, we

  • 12:26 Whats In a 20,000 Year-Old Cube of Ice?

    Whats In a 20,000 Year-Old Cube of Ice?

    89 views / 0 likes - added

    It’s time for the PBSDS Annual Survey! We want to hear from YOU Share your feedback here: https://www.pbsresearch.org/c/r/IOTBS_YTvideo ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓ Earth’s climate is changing in a big way,

  • 1:01:22 Artificial Intelligence, the History and Future - with Chris Bishop

    Artificial Intelligence, the History and Future - with Chris Bishop

    216 views / 0 likes - added

    Chris Bishop discusses the progress and opportunities of artificial intelligence research. Subscribe for weekly science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The last five years have witnessed a dramatic resurgence of excitement in the goal of creating intell

  • 02:11 Mimicry vs Language - with Sir David Attenborough

    Mimicry vs Language - with Sir David Attenborough

    203 views / 0 likes - added

    Some animals have the physical equipment to mimic human speech, but that doesn’t mean they have the brain to understand human language. In this clip from ‘The language of animals’ (1973) Sir David Attenborough chats with a greater Indian hill myna. Subscr

  • 05:36 The Whales of New York

    The Whales of New York

    266 views / 1 likes - added

    *** We're now on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/scifri - Please Help Support Our Video Productions! *** Within sight of the famous New York skyline, you might see something unexpected—whales. Vast schools of menhaden baitfish swirl in the New York Bight,

  • 02:10 Musical Wooden Blocks - with Charles Taylor

    Musical Wooden Blocks - with Charles Taylor

    245 views / 0 likes - added

    The frequency of sound waves and the pitch of the sound we hear are inextricably linked; the higher the frequency, the higher the pitch. Charles Taylor demonstrates this in our final Ri Advent clip from the 1989 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Exploring music", where

  • 03:53 How to Speak Backwards - with Eric Laithwaite

    How to Speak Backwards - with Eric Laithwaite

    231 views / 0 likes - added

    When looking into a mirror, you see a likeness of yourself, but it is not you. Would you be able to communicate with your mirror double? Eric Laithwaite attempts speaking backwards as an option. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscR

  • 08:17 How Would We Communicate with Alien Life? - with Carl Sagan

    How Would We Communicate with Alien Life? - with Carl Sagan

    214 views / 0 likes - added

    If life exists elsewhere in the Universe, would we be able to communicate with it? In this clip from the 1977 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The planets", Carl Sagan demonstrates how we could send a signal that would make sense to intelligent beings that have evolve

  • 00:53 Incredible Candle And Water Trick - ExpeRimental Extras

    Incredible Candle And Water Trick - ExpeRimental Extras

    302 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch a candle suck up water into a jar as if by magic. Click here for more great science experiments to try with candles: http://youtu.be/Uau_eKoRn6c For info sheets and printable badges, click here: http://bit.ly/EggspeRiments ExpeRimental is a series o

    Featured
  • 04:17 How Encryption Keys Work - with Chris Bishop

    How Encryption Keys Work - with Chris Bishop

    324 views / 1 likes - added

    What does the padlock icon on your internet browser mean and why is encryption important? In this clip from 2008 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Hi-tech trek", Chris Bishop uses coloured water to demonstrate how information is transferred on the internet. Subscribe f

    Featured
  • 03:59 The DNA Code - with Alison Woollard

    The DNA Code - with Alison Woollard

    181 views / 0 likes - added

    DNA is the instruction manual for life on Earth. In this clip from the 2013 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Life fantastic", Alison Woollard explains how the DNA code stores the information to make all living things. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.l

  • 01:36 Can Objects Have Personalities? - with Bruce Hood

    Can Objects Have Personalities? - with Bruce Hood

    101 views / 0 likes - added

    As humans, we sometimes project our thoughts and emotions onto things that aren't human. In this clip from the 2011 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Meet Your Brain", Bruce Hood shows how we can interpret shapes as having their own "personalities", just by the way the

  • 02:20 How Stick Insects Use Camouflage - with Richard Dawkins

    How Stick Insects Use Camouflage - with Richard Dawkins

    173 views / 0 likes - added

    Some insects have evolved incredibly detailed foms of camouflage, so they appear to blend almost perfectly into their surroundings. In this clip from 1991 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Growing up in the Universe"', Richard Dawkins gets into a sticky situation with

  • 05:10 Making Machines Speak - with David Pye

    Making Machines Speak - with David Pye

    183 views / 0 likes - added

    Modern speech synthesisers can simulate human speech so perfectly that it's nearly indistinguishable from the real thing. In this clip from the 1985 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, David Pye demonstrates earlier versions of mechanical and electronic speech synthesise

  • 57:34 Topology, Geometry And Life In Three Dimensions

    Topology, Geometry And Life In Three Dimensions

    334 views / 0 likes - added

    If you imagine a three dimensional maze from which there is no escape, how can you map it? Is there a way to describe what all possible mazes look like, and how do mathematicians set about investigating them? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://b

  • 13:43 Making Liquid Nitrogen From Scratch!

    Making Liquid Nitrogen From Scratch!

    34 views / 0 likes - added

    I used a nitrogen membrane and Stirling cryocooler to liquefy nitrogen out of the air. For this video I partnered with Starbucks to celebrate their Nitro Cold Brew. Order one here: https://starbucks.app.link/derekmullerMaking liquid nitrogen is hard - in

  • 28:44 The Search for Life

    The Search for Life

    173 views / 0 likes - added

    Are we alone in the universe? This is a fundamental question that intrigues us all. On September 21, 2016, NASA scientists and stakeholders came together at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for a presentation on the agency’s search for life b

  • 05:08 Facial Character Analysis - with Heinz Wolff

    Facial Character Analysis - with Heinz Wolff

    148 views / 0 likes - added

    Our faces display messages to the world around us by expressing what we are thinking or feeling, and giving clues about our character. In this clip from the 1975 CHRISTMAS LECTURES 'Signals from the interior', Heinz Wolff analyses the characters of an aud

  • 04:54 How Ants Defend Their Home Trees - with Sue Hartley

    How Ants Defend Their Home Trees - with Sue Hartley

    172 views / 0 likes - added

    Plants may seem passive and defenceless, but they have plenty of ways to fight off attackers. In this clip from the 2009 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The 300 Million Year War", Sue Hartley demonstrates a particularly gruesome strategy used by some plants to protec

  • 02:55 Trying Out Battery Powered Welding - with Saiful Islam

    Trying Out Battery Powered Welding - with Saiful Islam

    223 views / 0 likes - added

    Batteries are everywhere in modern life, but these amazing pieces of technology can often seem all too familiar. In this clip from the 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Supercharged: Fuelling the Future", Saiful Islam makes sparks fly, and writes a message with a

  • 03:51 Simulating Tastes and Smells Using a Digital Lollipop - with Danielle George

    Simulating Tastes and Smells Using a Digital Lollipop - with Danielle George

    282 views / 0 likes - added

    We can use technology to send sounds and images to people far away – but what about our other senses? In this clip from the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "'Sparks will fly: How to hack your home", Danielle George demonstrates a device for sharing tastes and sme

    Featured
  • 01:58 Bioluminescence - with David Attenborough

    Bioluminescence - with David Attenborough

    221 views / 0 likes - added

    Many animals, especially insects and deep sea marine species, produce light to send signals to those around them. This is called bioluminescence. In this clip from the 1973 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The languages of animals", Sir David Attenborough performs sim

  • 04:46 The Sokol Space Suit: Helen Sharman On Being In Space

    The Sokol Space Suit: Helen Sharman On Being In Space

    300 views / 0 likes - added

    A space suit is a carefully engineered cocoon, designed to protect an astronaut from the perils of the abyss. Helen Sharman walks us through the suit she trusted with her life when she went into space. Day 6 of our advent calendar, A Place Called Space: h

  • 04:42 The Mathematics of Error Correction - with Marcus du Sautoy

    The Mathematics of Error Correction - with Marcus du Sautoy

    170 views / 0 likes - added

    Computers use error-correcting codes to detect mistakes in binary notations - even just a single change from 0 to 1. In this clip from the 2006 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The num8er my5teries", Marcus du Sautoy runs error-correcting code tests with an audience m

  • 1:14:39 Periodic Success: The Hidden Beauty Of The Periodic Table

    Periodic Success: The Hidden Beauty Of The Periodic Table

    277 views / 0 likes - added

    Join a guided tour of science’s most iconic image with chemical physicist and material scientist Jamie Gallagher, geek songstress Helen Arney and nanoscientist Suze Kundu. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The periodic table

  • 06:07 What Happens During a Space Walk - with Kevin Fong and Dan Tani

    What Happens During a Space Walk - with Kevin Fong and Dan Tani

    224 views / 0 likes - added

    Space walks are one of the most dangerous things an astronaut must face - clear communication between the astronauts out in space, inside the International Space Station and engineers on the ground at Mission Control is critical. In this clip from the 201

  • 06:15 Mantis Shrimp Punch at 40,000 fps! - Cavitation Physics

    Mantis Shrimp Punch at 40,000 fps! - Cavitation Physics

    371 views / 0 likes - added

    The mantis shrimp punch is fast enough to boil water! How much force do they create, and how is physics preventing them from being any faster? Find out how mantis shrimp cause cavitation! Deep Look talks about crazy Mantis Shrimp eyes → https://www.youtub

  • 08:25 How to Create the Perfect Floating Ball Illusion - The Science Behind Jeff Koons' Art

    How to Create the Perfect Floating Ball Illusion - The Science Behind Jeff Koons' Art

    49 views / 0 likes - added

    No wizardry or sleights of hand are involved in creating this illusion of a perfectly balanced basketball floating in pure water.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeFran's has been a science presenter for the BBC and Channel 4,

  • 04:09 Making Holocaust Archives Available to Everyone

    Making Holocaust Archives Available to Everyone

    42 views / 0 likes - added

    Allan Brauner is a Holocaust researcher. His late mother Margaret Brauner, who lived from 1924 to 2017, was a Holocaust survivor. He discovered her name, the number tattooed on her arm and her signature on a list of female prisoners held at Auschwitz by t

  • 04:01 Is It Possible To SEE Someone's Memories?

    Is It Possible To SEE Someone's Memories?

    193 views / 1 likes - added

    Could you change or see someone's memories? Should this technology even exist? Watch More: What Is Synaesthesia? ►►►► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IJShO_jjy8 Get your exclusive Life Noggin merch: http://www.keeponthinking.co Support Life Noggin on Pat

  • 01:48 Haptic Technology Demonstration - with Danielle George

    Haptic Technology Demonstration - with Danielle George

    195 views / 0 likes - added

    Haptic technology recreates the sensation of touch through forces and vibrations. In this clip from the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Sparks will fly: How to hack your home", Danielle George and a young audience member experiment with haptic technology. This p

  • 04:46 Is Space Travel Worth It? Spoken Word With Mark Grist

    Is Space Travel Worth It? Spoken Word With Mark Grist

    267 views / 0 likes - added

    Is space travel a waste of money? Can we justify reaching for the stars when there’s so much that needs our attention here on earth? Poet Mark Grist battles it out. Visit Mark's channel for more poetry: https://www.youtube.com/user/Montygristo And visit h

  • 08:45 Mercury Rising: America's First Steps Into Space

    Mercury Rising: America's First Steps Into Space

    293 views / 1 likes - added

    In 1959, Project Mercury became the United States' maiden space programme. This is the story of that programme, told through beautiful archive footage. Visit http://rigb.org/advent for your daily instalment in the Ri advent calendar, A Place Called Space.

    Featured
  • 02:53 Fast Radio Bursts Probably Aren’t Aliens, BUT We Haven’t Ruled It Out

    Fast Radio Bursts Probably Aren’t Aliens, BUT We Haven’t Ruled It Out

    187 views / 0 likes - added

    Check out: To Boldly Go Where No Dog Has Gone Before https://youtu.be/Edx7TZZVi5I Scientists have taken a closer look at the source of those mysterious fast radio bursts you’ve heard about, and they have some new theories. An Interstellar Asteroid Just Fl

  • 05:41 The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water

    The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water

    124 views / 0 likes - added

    To learn more about Brilliant, check out https://brilliant.org/BeSmart/ Give us a hand and SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓ Why is Earth is a blue planet? Because it’s covered in

  • 04:24 Science For Kids - How To Make Microwave Cupcakes - ExpeRimental #20

    Science For Kids - How To Make Microwave Cupcakes - ExpeRimental #20

    445 views / 1 likes - added

    Make a cake in a microwave with our recipe, and do a science experiment for children. Download the infosheet for more instructions, ideas and the recipe: http://bit.ly/MicroCakes_IS Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Jo and he

    Featured
  • 03:22 Humphry Davy's Potassium Volcano

    Humphry Davy's Potassium Volcano

    313 views / 0 likes - added

    Join this free online course on FutureLearn to learn more about Davy, his scientific achievements and his role as a romantic poet.: http://bit.ly/2whg9G0 Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Humphry Davy is one of the best know

    Featured
  • 02:58 The Dreams Of An Astronaut - With Helen Sharman

    The Dreams Of An Astronaut - With Helen Sharman

    241 views / 0 likes - added

    What do astronauts dream of? In 1991, Helen Sharman became the first Briton in space; in this animation she shares a dream she has about returning to space, and talks about what it’s like to gaze down on the earth from above. This is the first instalment

  • 54:50 A Journey to the Centre of the Sun - with Lucie Green

    A Journey to the Centre of the Sun - with Lucie Green

    249 views / 0 likes - added

    Lucie Green takes us on a journey from the centre of the sun to planet earth in a run-down of the latest solar physics research. Watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JkxTILe2Nk 110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an

  • 03:23 Why Do Deep Sea Creatures Look So Scary?

    Why Do Deep Sea Creatures Look So Scary?

    540 views / 1 likes - added

    Deep sea creatures like the anglerfish look terrifying. Turns out, there’s a reason for that. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ ↓Want more info?↓ How far does light trav

  • 07:36 Can This New Method of Recycling Reduce Fashion Waste?

    Can This New Method of Recycling Reduce Fashion Waste?

    97 views / 0 likes - added

    Considered the alchemist of waste, materials scientist Veena Sahajwalla is closing the loop on fast fashion by tapping into fabrics molecular potential.Watch more Focal Point: https://bit.ly/2GEgBpxRead More:Nothing Should Be Classified As Waste': Crisis

  • 05:56 Weather In Space (the Rocky Planets): Crash Course Kids #43.1

    Weather In Space (the Rocky Planets): Crash Course Kids #43.1

    421 views / 3 likes - added

    Do other planets have weather? It turns out that, yes, they do! But, the weather isn't all the same on other planets because of things like atmosphere. In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina takes us on a tour of the weather on the rocky planets in

  • 04:44 Science For Kids - How To Make Fizzy Bottle Rockets - ExpeRimental #16

    Science For Kids - How To Make Fizzy Bottle Rockets - ExpeRimental #16

    521 views / 1 likes - added

    Make a juice bottle rocket fly through the air with some fizzy tablets and water in this fun science experiment for children. Download the infosheet for more ideas and information: http://bit.ly/FBR_Infosheet2 Subscribe for regular science videos: http://

    Featured
  • 04:29 How Bacteria Make It Rain (with Kim Prather) – Speaking of Chemistry Road Trip

    How Bacteria Make It Rain (with Kim Prather) – Speaking of Chemistry Road Trip

    269 views / 0 likes - added

    Did you know that the ocean launches bacteria and other goo into the atmosphere? And that those particles can seed clouds? Atmospheric chemist Kimberly Prather of UCSD and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography drops some serious knowledge on us. ↓↓More

  • 05:52 How To Remember Things - Psychology Experiments for Kids

    How To Remember Things - Psychology Experiments for Kids

    248 views / 0 likes - added

    Learn a trick to memorise more objects than you thought possible in this fun psychology activity for kids. Download the info sheet here: http://www.rigb.org/families/experimental/memory-masters Tell us what you think of these videos, and win £100: https:/

  • 10:21 Junk Log 034 | A Space Debris Short Story

    Junk Log 034 | A Space Debris Short Story

    248 views / 1 likes - added

    The story of a lost piece of debris, struggling to find her place in the vastness of space. An illustrated short story. Day 11 of A Place Called Space: http://rigb.org/advent Thousands of pieces of man-made debris hurtle through the space around our plane

  • 03:56 Science For Kids - Colour Changing Cabbage Experiment - ExpeRimental #17

    Science For Kids - Colour Changing Cabbage Experiment - ExpeRimental #17

    381 views / 0 likes - added

    Make a beautiful colour changing liquid from cabbage juice, and explore the science of indicator solutions in this fun chemistry experiment for children. Download the infosheet for more instructions and ideas: http://bit.ly/ColourCabbage_info Subscribe fo

    Featured
  • 07:15 Living In Space: An Astronaut's Perspective

    Living In Space: An Astronaut's Perspective

    242 views / 1 likes - added

    Four seasoned astronauts recall what life in space is really like. Helen Sharman, Michael Barratt, Daniel Tani and Jean-Francois Clervoy talk about weightlessness, space walks, and coming home. Day 18 of our advent calendar: http://rigb.org/advent Watch t

  • 03:03 Weightless Water - Experiments In Zero Gravity

    Weightless Water - Experiments In Zero Gravity

    370 views / 0 likes - added

    Why does water behave in such weird ways in microgravity? We went on a parabolic 'vomit comet' flight to investigate. Check out the interactive 360 footage from this flight: https://youtu.be/mVJvyteAH0E Day 16 of our advent calendar: http://rigb.org/adven

  • 05:32 What Does Earth Look Like From Space? An Astronaut's Perspective

    What Does Earth Look Like From Space? An Astronaut's Perspective

    300 views / 1 likes - added

    What’s it like to see our planet from above? To gaze upon the Earth from beyond our atmosphere? Four seasoned astronauts, Helen Sharman, Daniel Tani, Michael Barratt and Jean-Francois Clervoy, recall that unique experience. Day 8 of our advent calendar, A

    Featured
  • 04:31 Popular Science For Kids - How To Inflate A Balloon With A Chemical Reaction - #ExpeRimental 18

    Science For Kids - How To Inflate A Balloon With A Chemical Reaction - #ExpeRimental 18

    1,521 views / 0 likes - added

    Try this fizzy cubes experiment with your children, then use the reaction to make a balloon blow itself up. Download the infosheet for more ideas and information: http://bit.ly/FizzyInfosheet Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe

    Featured
  • 03:31 Tagging the Largest Shark on Earth #OurBluePlanet  - BBC Earth

    Tagging the Largest Shark on Earth #OurBluePlanet - BBC Earth

    364 views / 0 likes - added

    The size of a school bus but in many ways a mystery, whale sharks continue to fascinate. Join a team of international scientists at a renowned marine sanctuary in Cabo Pulmo, Mexico and discover how we’re trying to better understand these remarkable creat

  • 04:28 Science For Kids – How To Make Bouncing Eggs – ExpeRimental #12

    Science For Kids – How To Make Bouncing Eggs – ExpeRimental #12

    364 views / 1 likes - added

    Make bouncy eggs and experiment with the chemistry of liquids around the house in this science activity to do with children. For info sheets and printable badges, click here: http://bit.ly/EggspeRiments ExpeRimental is a series of videos showing fun, chea

    Featured
  • 05:33 Project Apollo: Shooting For The Moon

    Project Apollo: Shooting For The Moon

    255 views / 1 likes - added

    Project Apollo: the most famous space programme to date. In the final part of our trilogy exploring American’s first steps into space, we tell the tale of the Apollo program. Watch Project Gemini: https://youtu.be/rXTTXAJJkhc Watch Project Mercury: https:

  • 03:47 Science For Kids - How To Make Butter - ExpeRimental #19

    Science For Kids - How To Make Butter - ExpeRimental #19

    415 views / 0 likes - added

    Make your own butter and whipped cream from double cream in this fun science experiment for children. Download the infosheet for more ideas and information: http://bit.ly/ButterInfosheet Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Cath

    Featured
  • 03:23 Science For Kids - How To Make Play Dough - ExpeRimental #15

    Science For Kids - How To Make Play Dough - ExpeRimental #15

    568 views / 0 likes - added

    Make home-made play dough and learn about mixtures, solutions and chemical reactions in this fun and simple science activity to do with children. Download the info sheet with recipe and full instructions here: http://bit.ly/PlayingPlayDough ExpeRimental i

    Featured
  • 02:39 Postcard From Baikonur: The World’s First Spaceport​

    Postcard From Baikonur: The World’s First Spaceport​

    200 views / 0 likes - added

    A look at the history and habitat of the inhospitable home of space travel: Baikonur Cosmodrome. Please let us know what you thought of this video series: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/riadvent2015 Part of A Place Called Space, our 2015 advent calendar

  • 05:45 Hypergolic Fuels – The Chemistry Of A Rocket Launch

    Hypergolic Fuels – The Chemistry Of A Rocket Launch

    328 views / 0 likes - added

    Chemist Andrea Sella combines dimethylhydrazine with dinotrogen tetroxide to show how hypergolic mixtures fire rockets into space. Part of A Place Called Space, our 2015 advent calendar: http://rigb.org/advent Subscribe for regular science videos: http://

  • 02:15 Carl Sagan On Space Travel: A Dandelion Going To Seed

    Carl Sagan On Space Travel: A Dandelion Going To Seed

    255 views / 0 likes - added

    In 1977 Carl Sagan gave the CHRISTMAS LECTURES on space travel. In his final lecture, he spoke about the human race venturing out into space; his words are as relevant now as they were then. Day 14 of our advent calendar, A Place Called Space. http://rigb

  • 06:05 Project Gemini: A Bridge To The Moon

    Project Gemini: A Bridge To The Moon

    392 views / 0 likes - added

    Project Apollo took America to the moon. But what came before? The second in our series of films using archive footage to tell the story of America's early days in space looks at Project Gemini: America's crucial programme designed to ready themselves for

  • 04:29 Zero Gravity In 360 - A Trip On A Parabolic Flight

    Zero Gravity In 360 - A Trip On A Parabolic Flight

    311 views / 0 likes - added

    Experience a zero gravity parabolic flight, or ‘vomit comet’ in 360 video. Please note: this interactive video will only work properly on a modern browser or YouTube mobile app. Day 12 of A Place Called Space, our 2015 advent calendar: http://rigb.org/adv

  • 54:42 Quantum Biology: An Introduction

    Quantum Biology: An Introduction

    234 views / 0 likes - added

    What is quantum biology? Philip Ball explains how strange quantum effects take place in the messy world of biology, and how these are behind familiar biological phenomena such as smell, enzymes and bird's migration. Subscribe for regular science videos: h

  • 05:03 Stress In Space - Judging An Astronaut's Mental State

    Stress In Space - Judging An Astronaut's Mental State

    243 views / 0 likes - added

    Being an astronaut is stressful. But astronauts aren’t the best at admitting when they’re feeling the strain. An innovative research project uses speech analysis to spot hints of underlying anxieties. Day 19 of our advent calendar, A Place Called Space ht

  • 08:49 What Would We Lose If We Wiped Out Vampire Bats? | NPR's SKUNK BEAR

    What Would We Lose If We Wiped Out Vampire Bats? | NPR's SKUNK BEAR

    175 views / 2 likes - added

    In Latin America, vampire bats drink the blood of big animals and spread the deadly rabies virus. Cows die. People die. Ranchers want them exterminated. But scientists are discovering these bats not only have weird abilities - they also form human-like fr

  • 03:52 Science For Kids - Jumping Candle Flame Experiment - ExpeRimental #13

    Science For Kids - Jumping Candle Flame Experiment - ExpeRimental #13

    355 views / 0 likes - added

    Make a flame jump through the air in this fun science experiment to do at home with children. For info sheets and printable badges, click here: http://bit.ly/CandleChem ExpeRimental is a series of videos showing fun, cheap, simple science activities to do

    Featured
  • 03:59 Why Do Some Animals Eat Poop?

    Why Do Some Animals Eat Poop?

    253 views / 0 likes - added

    Learn more about quokkas over on Animalogic: https://bit.ly/2MWz9pa Animals eat their own poop in order to gain extra access to nutrients or to microbes that help digest those nutrients. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEar

  • 03:10 Three Ways Pee Could Change The World

    Three Ways Pee Could Change The World

    419 views / 1 likes - added

    We can use urine to make medicines, power cell phones, and create “pee-cycled” water. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ ↓Want more info?↓ From Gunpowder to Teeth Whitene

  • 08:19 Door-Opening Robot and more -- Mind Blow #118

    Door-Opening Robot and more -- Mind Blow #118

    74 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch my newest video, "The Game You Win By Losing (Parrondo's Paradox)": https://youtu.be/PpvboBJEozMBrilliant: https://brilliant.org/vsauce2/Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this episode.**** LINKS TO EVERYTHING ****Door-Opening Robot (0:00)SpotMini O

  • 02:26 What Makes A Dinosaur?

    What Makes A Dinosaur?

    415 views / 0 likes - added

    Thanks to 23andMe for sponsoring this video! http://www.23andme.com/minuteearth Due to a revolution in our understanding of the tree of life, birds are dinosaurs, while dimetrodons are not. Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEa

    Featured
  • 04:08 What Your Earwax Says About You

    What Your Earwax Says About You

    230 views / 0 likes - added

    Your gross earwax can reveal a ton about who you are, where you’ve been, and how stinky you are. Subscribe to Gross Science! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ ↓Want more gross info

  • 04:49 Battling Antarctic Ice Storms to Study the Secrets of Subzero Survival

    Battling Antarctic Ice Storms to Study the Secrets of Subzero Survival

    189 views / 0 likes - added

    This biologist lives for months at a time in Antarctica, crossing dangerous sea ice to collect creatures from underneath it. Experience intense, unique, and sometimes dangerous moments with scientists working in the field, as they explain first-hand the k

  • 02:16 Can You Walk In A Straight Line With Your Eyes Closed? With Dr Emily Grossman

    Can You Walk In A Straight Line With Your Eyes Closed? With Dr Emily Grossman

    396 views / 1 likes - added

    Have you ever tried walking in a straight line with your eyes closed? It’s remarkably hard to keep on track. Dr Emily Grossman explains why. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Visual information plays a key role in the way we

    Featured
  • 05:44 Science For Kids - Soap Boat Water Experiment - ExpeRimental #14

    Science For Kids - Soap Boat Water Experiment - ExpeRimental #14

    398 views / 0 likes - added

    Comedian Rufus Hound and his son Alby make soap powered boats and learn how soap affects the way water molecules hold onto each other. For info sheets and printable boat templates, click here: http://bit.ly/RufusRacerSheet ExpeRimental is a series of vide

    Featured
  • 02:29 Why Is Itching Contagious? With Dr Emily Grossman

    Why Is Itching Contagious? With Dr Emily Grossman

    436 views / 0 likes - added

    Does watching this video make you itch? Dr Emily Grossman explains why the ‘social itch’ might have evolved. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe It’s well known that an itch can be contagious – seeing a person scratch can make

    Featured
  • 02:48 How To Stop Yourself Being Ticklish - With Dr Emily Grossman

    How To Stop Yourself Being Ticklish - With Dr Emily Grossman

    526 views / 1 likes - added

    Are you ticklish? Dr Emily Grossman shows you how to use the science of tickling to stop yourself squirming when you're tickled. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Why do we feel ticklish? Why does it make us laugh? It’s hard

    Featured
  • 07:04 How To Eradicate One Of Our Deadliest Enemies

    How To Eradicate One Of Our Deadliest Enemies

    378 views / 1 likes - added

    We have the choice to attack one of our oldest enemies with genetic engineering. But should we do it? Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch here: http://bi

    Featured
  • 12:10 How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

    How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

    70 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch the Deep Time Hall livestream here:https://www.facebook.com/EonsPBS/videos/424570291712824You can set a reminder on that post to be notified when it goes live!Dont forget to check out When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time: https://www.pbs.org/tp

  • 10:17 Introduction to the Solar System: Crash Course Astronomy #9

    Introduction to the Solar System: Crash Course Astronomy #9

    527 views / 1 likes - added

    In today's Crash Course Astronomy, Phil takes a look at the explosive history of our cosmic backyard. We explore how we went from a giant ball of gas to the system of planets and other celestial objects we have today. This episode is sponsored by Squaresp

  • 04:20 Scientists Just Captured This Rare Giant Squid Footage, Heres How

    Scientists Just Captured This Rare Giant Squid Footage, Heres How

    32 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists know more about the surface of Mars than the largely unexplored deep sea, but new deep sea robots could offer a further glimpse of life in the Twilight Zone. Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/E

  • 02:50 Love is bigger than fear Hospital de Amor

    Love is bigger than fear Hospital de Amor

    228 views / 0 likes - added

    Winning the cancer battle is much easier when you are surrounded by care. In over 50 years of history, our institution (Hospital de Cancer de Barretos / Hospital de Amor in Brazil) has always strived to provide highly qualified, humanized and loving care.

  • 11:50 Exoplanets: Crash Course Astronomy #27

    Exoplanets: Crash Course Astronomy #27

    269 views / 0 likes - added

    Today Phil explains that YES, there are other planets out there and astonomers have a lot of methods for detecting them. Nearly 2000 have been found so far. The most successful method is using transits, where a planet physically passes in front of its par

  • 04:53 Aguahoja: A water-based design approach and fabrication platform

    Aguahoja: A water-based design approach and fabrication platform

    60 views / 0 likes - added

    Nature made us half water. With water, the biological world facilitates customization of an organism’s physical and chemical properties—through growth and degradation—as a function of genes and environmental constraints. Designed goods, however—including

  • 12:16 Nebulae: Crash Course Astronomy #36

    Nebulae: Crash Course Astronomy #36

    256 views / 1 likes - added

    Astronomers study a lot of gorgeous things, but nebulae might be the most breathtakingly beautiful of them all. Nebulae are clouds of gas and dust in space. They can glow on their own or reflect light from nearby stars. When they glow it’s usually predomi

  • 03:50 Rituals Of A Rocket Launch

    Rituals Of A Rocket Launch

    299 views / 0 likes - added

    Why do astronauts pee on the wheel of a bus before they take off? Do superstitious traditions really help astronauts about to fire into space? Kevin Fong investigates. Day 15 of A Place Called Space, our 2015 advent calendar: http://rigb.org/advent As Tim


>> View Smithsonian Institution web videos



RSS