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How Do Glaciers Move?

How Do Glaciers Move?

Here’s something we all take for granted: Liquid things flow like liquids, and solid things flow like, well… solid things don’t flow, right? Not so fast. Glaciers are cool, and not just cuz they’re made of ice. I’m here at Mendenhall Glacier, one of about 40 glaciers in the famed Juneau Icefield. Glaciers are cool, …

Light Pollution Rap (Behind The Scenes)

Light Pollution Rap (Behind The Scenes)

♪First thing first that’s Sirius. Brightest Star, yea it’s pretty luminous. Easy to see in any hemis’. Depending on where you live, they other stars vanished ♪ Coma Niddy: This was a song that I originally wrote because I was inspired when I went on my trip to NASA to do the Black Hole Rap. …

Visiting the Largest Bat Colony on Earth!

Visiting the Largest Bat Colony on Earth!

[MUSIC] [OMINOUS SOUNDS] [MUSIC] If you collected every species of mammal on Earth, a whopping one in four would be a bat. There’s more than 1300 species around the world, one is as small as my fingernail, and another is as wide as my arms. There’s a lot of bats out there. There’s also a …

Bioluminescence: Nature’s Fireworks!

Bioluminescence: Nature’s Fireworks!

This episode is supported by Curiosity Stream. For centuries, humans have been harnessing chemistry to create explosive awe inspiring light shows. But our celebrations aren’t Earth’s only dazzling light displays. Nature’s got fireworks of its own… [OPEN] Nearly all life on Earth is ultimately powered by light. But some special species have figured out how …

Where On Earth Do You Weigh The Least?

Where On Earth Do You Weigh The Least?

Hey smart people, Joe here. What weighs more? A pound of feathers, or a pound of steel? Ah, sorry, I forgot to switch the video into metric. Much better. So what weighs more, a kilogram of feathers or a kilogram of steel? You’re too smart. You’re right, that’s a trick question. A kilogram of feathers …

Is There Life on Earth?

Is There Life on Earth?

Hey Smart People, Joe here. Yes. The answer to the question in the title of this video… is YES. There is life on Earth. We know that because, well we live here. But what would we think if we were looking at Earth from 6 million km away? That’s the distance from which Voyager 1 …