NASA’s Solar Probe Did the Impossible, Here’s How

From Seeker. The Parker Solar Probe just made a historic flyby of the Sun. For the first time, the satellite passed through the Alfvén Critical Surface, which is where the Sun’s atmosphere ends. This milestone revealed a lot about the Sun, but can also teach us a little bit more about life on Earth. »…

Your Next Burger Could Be Made With Microbes

From Seeker. Fermentation is a natural process that humans have been hacking for millennia. Now, scientists are customizing the process to revolutionize the future of food with alternative proteins. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! https://www.seeker.com/newsletters When you hear…

The ISS Will Crash to Earth Soon, But Why?

From Seeker. NASA recently announced it will decommission the ISS by 2030. But what’s the plan for getting the football-field-sized station back to Earth? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! https://www.seeker.com/newsletters Based on evaluations, the ISS is expected to…

The Missing Pieces in the 6th Mass Extinction

From Seeker. Recent biodiversity reports point to a drastic drop in species across the world, but on the local scale the results are more mixed. We’re also missing data from some of the key ecosystems on our planet. In order to fight off the 6th mass extinction, we need more data to get a complete…

Inside the First Ever Pig to Human Heart Transplant

From Seeker. For the first time ever, doctors have transplanted a pig heart into a human. The groundbreaking procedure used genetic modification and… cocaine?! Thumbnail Credit: University of Maryland School of Medicine » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! https://www.seeker.com/newsletters…

What Would It Actually Take For Humans to Hibernate?

From Seeker. Suspended animation has the potential to transform everything from surgical medicine to deep space travel. So how close are researchers to making this a reality? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! https://www.seeker.com/newsletters So, what would it take…

What Do We SayWhen We Sleep Talk?

From Seeker. What most of us call sleep talking, scientists refer to as somniloquy, and our bed partners or roommates may call annoying. An estimated two in three people talk in their sleep at some point in their lives. But why do we do this and who do we think we’re speaking to? Find out…

The Biggest Questions Around COVID-19 Vaccines & Cancer

From Seeker. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has left us all with lots of questions about our personal health, especially for those with cancer. In this week’s Body Language, we ask experts from the NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to talk about some of the biggest questions surrounding…

How Psychedelic Mushrooms Could Treat Depression

From Seeker. Could psilocybin mushrooms be the biggest mental health breakthrough since antidepressants? Here’s why certain people are answering with a resounding "yes." » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! https://www.seeker.com/newsletters ’Shrooms can actually be any of over 180 species…

This Exotic State of Light Acts Like a ‘Liquid’

From Seeker. Recently, researchers found that under the right conditions, light can behave like a liquid that flows in unison. That’s right — liquid light. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! https://www.seeker.com/newsletters Light has been a favorite subject of…

Meet the First Spider-Like Robot to Explore Lava Caves on the Moon

From Seeker. Hidden beneath the moon’s layers of dusty regolith are lava caves— caves that scientists hope could one day support human colonies. But these subterranean spaces have never been explored before….at least not yet. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Asagumo is the latest…

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Launch Is About to Make History

From Seeker. The James Webb Space Telescope is FINALLY ready for launch. It’s taken over two decades, thousands of international scientists, and billions of dollars to get to this point. » Here’s a recap on the James Webb Space Telescope: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QO-D0bXcO6g&list=PL6uC-XGZC7X7ACJpjTf83BXAhxCHUkkDh » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist » Visit…

What Is Endometriosis?

From Seeker. Endometriosis is often associated with debilitating pelvic pain during menstruation, but its symptoms can span all over the body. The condition has an average diagnosis delay of seven to 10 years. So what exactly is endometriosis, and why is it so hard to diagnose? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Body…

Google Made a Time Crystal That Defies Physics

From Seeker. Google’s quantum computer has been used to create a time crystal, a newly defined phase of matter that defies the laws of scientific physics. » Recap on Quantum Supremacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyuf1zt-TpU » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Google has been tinkering with one they’ve…