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Linking Air Pollution to Human Health

Linking Air Pollution to Human Health

Meenakshi Rao, environmental science Ph.D. candidate I work with a wonderful, multidisciplinary team of scientist here at PSU to understand air pollution in the Portland metropolitan area and to estimate the economic cost of this air pollution to human health. Cities are hot spots for air pollution and it has an effect on people’s health …

Origin of Life – How Life Started on Earth

Origin of Life – How Life Started on Earth

They’re dazzling, priceless… at times, even glowing. How can one not fall in love with rocks and minerals? I mean, the colors, the shapes… …and they’re the building blocks of modern civilization. We wouldn’t have televisions, we wouldn’t have automobiles, we wouldn’t have buildings without the mineral riches that we have. But could rocks and …

NASA ScienceCasts: Solving Earth’s Mysteries

NASA ScienceCasts: Solving Earth’s Mysteries

[ MUSIC ] Solving Earth’s Mysteries Presented by [email protected] Earth recently experienced its largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels in at least 2,000 years. Data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), which launched in 2014, are helping scientists understand why. Many factors go into improving long-term climate forecasting, including the study of how, …

MSG: A NATURAL DISASTER

MSG: A NATURAL DISASTER

*MUSIC* BABAJI! I’VE BEEN WATCHING YOU SINCE MY EARLY CHILDHOOD YOU’VE DONE LOADS OF THINGS(APPARENTLY THE ONE’S WHICH SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN DONE) BUT DUE TO THE MONEY(BLACK MONEY) YOU HAVE YOU GOT AWAY WITH IT EVERY TIME WATCHING YOU GETTING SAVED COUNTLESS TIMES I’M BLESSED *RAM RAHEEM LATEST EDM EARRAPE* VIDEO HASN’T EVEN STARTED AND …

Searching for Earth’s Trojan Asteroids

Searching for Earth’s Trojan Asteroids

[Music] Hi, I’m Jim Green, the director of Planetary Science here at NASA. OSIRIS-REx is an opportunity to go back in time and visit an asteroid called Bennu. Bennu is a very primitive object, created at the birth of our solar system. OSIRIS-REx is going to go there, orbit Bennu for more than a year, …