The Universe As We Know It Shouldn’t Exist | The Matter-Antimatter Problem

From SciShow. The universe is a pretty grand place to live, but scientists have one issue with it, it’s an anomaly that should be scientifically impossible. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-…

Why People are Always Fighting Over the Thermostat

From SciShow. Negotiating thermostat settings can be really frustrating, but your officemate isn’t trying to freeze you out on purpose. Stefan explains the science behind why people experience temperatures differently. Fun fact: Stefan wears a jacket inside year round. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

Our Oceans Aren’t Doomed… Yet? | SciShow News

From SciShow. The IPCC has released a special report assessing how the world’s ice and oceans are faring under our changing climate, and scientists may be one step closer to a cure for the common cold! Hosted by: Hank Green Sputnik Satellite Pin on DFTBA: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-sputnik-satellite-october SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.…

How Movies and TV Get Radiation Sickness Wrong

From SciShow. Radiation sickness been portrayed in movies and television for more than 50 years. And those portrayals vary a lot. But if there’s one thing pretty much all these portrayals have in common, it’s that they get radiation sickness wrong—at least somewhat. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow…

How Tall Can Mountains Get?

From SciShow. Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. The Himalayas are well-known for containing the highest elevations on Earth, but can they get higher or is there something putting a stop to their lofty pursuits? Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has…

Your Muscles Do Remember… But Not The Way You Think

From SciShow. Did you know that if you start working out, your body will kind of “remember” what it’s like to be strong, even after you take some time off? How are your muscles able to do that? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at…

The Only Radiation Units You Need to Know

From SciShow. In order to have a meaningful conversation about the dangers of radiation exposure, it’s important to be clear about just how much radiation we are dealing with. Unfortunately, the units we use are kind of a mess… but SciShow is here with the only two you need to know. Hosted by: Michael Aranda…

P-values Broke Scientific Statistics—Can We Fix Them?

From SciShow. A little over a decade ago, a neuroscientist found “significant activation” in the neural tissue of a dead fish. While it didn’t prove the existence of zombie fish, it did point out a huge statistical problem. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at…

Why Do Pineapple and Kiwi Ruin Gelatin?

From SciShow. Adding the wrong fruits to your gelatin can turn it into a big, goopy mess. But understanding why this happens can help you learn how to make better desserts, and level up your cooking game in general. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

Scientists Just Figured Out How Washing Machines Work?!

From SciShow. According to the math, washing machines should take several hours to get your clothes clean, but in reality it only takes a single hour or less. Now, scientists have finally figured out how they truly work. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at…

A Cancer Gene May Be More Friendly Than We Thought

From SciShow. Until now, researchers have assumed that healthy cells switch off the enzyme telomerase as a way to protect themselves from turning cancerous. But a new study suggests the enzyme may have a healthier role than we previously thought. Researchers have also figured out a way to store energy from mechanical waves! Hosted by:…

Abilities Evolution Took From Us

From SciShow. A common misconception is that evolution is a long chain of progress, where organisms gain cool, new features over time. However, if a trait doesn’t help with survival or reproduction, eventually it can disappear. Here are a few abilities humans’ distant ancestors had that have been lost to natural selection! Hosted by: Michael…

Futuristic Spy Tech Self-Destructs in Sunlight | SciShow News

From SciShow. This week scientists invented futuristic technologies that sound made up by Hollywood’s spy movies, and we might be able to have infrared supervision without goggles…soon. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow…