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What If Earth Was Shaped Like a Donut?

What If Earth Was Shaped Like a Donut?

On our hypothetical journey, we’ve already tested out living on a flat Earth, a cubical Earth, even a hollow Earth. What do you say we try to survive on an Earth with a giant hole in the middle? Planetarily speaking, size matters, and so does shape. This is what mathematicians would call a toroidal world, …

The Great Acceleration

The Great Acceleration

Hi, this is Alex, from MinuteEarth, and this is the so-called “hockey stick graph”. You’ve probably seen it before, because Earth’s temperature has risen so fast over the last few decades that it looks kind of like a hockey stick. Except, a hockey stick is also a graph of the amount of plastic we make …

NASA | NPP and the Earth System

NASA | NPP and the Earth System

Music. Narrator: Earth Science; we should look at it as Earth System Science. There are a lot of interconnecting systems that all require measurements to try to understand. So, if you are looking at the sea surface temperature; how does that relate to the amount of moisture in the atmosphere, which then changes the weather, …

Venus: Sound Of The Earth’s Evil Twin – 4K

Venus: Sound Of The Earth’s Evil Twin – 4K

The sound you hear in this video was recorded on March 5, 1982, (07:00:10 UTC) east of Phoebe Region by the Soviet probe Venera 14. Camera lens cap being ejected off! The second largest terrestrial planet, Venus is also second one from the Sun and the third brightest object in Earth’s sky after the Sun …