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AVA – Nature (anti)matters

AVA – Nature (anti)matters

We are all concerned about the things that MATTTER …but what about things that ANTIMATTER At the beginning of the universe equal amounts of matterand antimatter should have been created Yet everything we know is matter Where did all the antimatter GO? CERN in Switzerland is the only one place in the world where scientists …

Could Earth’s Heat Solve Our Energy Problems?

Could Earth’s Heat Solve Our Energy Problems?

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. One of the biggest challenges facing mankind today is our quest to transition to renewable energy. Overhauling our entire electricity grid requires drastic changes to be made in the way we produce, …

Layers of the Earth

Layers of the Earth

Do you recognize this? We call the Earth our home. But did you ever think about what our planet is actually made of? The planet is approximately 4,000 miles from the center to its’ surface. But what makes up those miles of Earth? The Earth is divided into different layers, just like this cake. Each …

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

[PBS Bumper] [OPEN] There are no blue tigers. No blue bats, no blue squirrels, or blue dogs. Even blue whales aren’t that blue. Animals come in pretty much every color, but blue seems to be the rarest. What’s cool, though, is when we do find a blue animal, they’re awesome looking. Nature doesn’t do halfway …

LEGO Orrery – Earth, Moon and Sun

LEGO Orrery – Earth, Moon and Sun

Hey everone, Jason Here. It has been on my list for a long time to build a LEGO Orrery, and a couple of months ago I finally sat down and started putting one together, and this is the result. Now, if you don’t know what an Orrery is, it’s just a fancy word for a …