What Happened to India’s Moon Lander? | SciShow News

From SciShow Space. This week, scientists try to figure out what went wrong with India’s moon lander, and what went right with a newly discovered, naturally occurring mineral. 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 ———- Huge thanks…

Is Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversing?

From PBS Space Time. Please Take the PBS Digital Studios Annual Survey Here: https://www.pbsresearch.org/c/r/ST_YTvideo It’s very helpful and you could win a free T-Shirt! Support Space Time on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime Check out the new Space Time Merch Store! https://pbsspacetime.com/ Earth’s magnetic field protects us from deadly space radiation. What if it were drastically weakened, as…

The Size and Shape of Raindrops – Sixty Symbols

From Sixty Symbols. All about how raindrops form and fall. Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More with Professor Merrifield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist Our weather-themed playlist: http://bit.ly/Weather_Videos Professor Merrifield on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astromikemerri Deep Sky Videos astronomy videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos Papers from this video… STUDIES OF RAINDROPS AND RAINDROP PHENOMENA ftp://ftp.library.noaa.gov/docs.lib/htdocs/rescue/mwr/032/mwr-032-10-0450.pdf THE DISTRIBUTION…

Is this the fastest thing in the universe?

From Curious Droid. In 1991 a cosmic ray was detected that was far more powerful than anything seen before. Since then over 70 more have been detected but how they were created and were they came from is still a bit of a mystery. In this video, we look at what is the fastest physical…

M103 – Tracking a Red Giant – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. One of these stars is not like the others – what’s going on? M103 is also known as NGC 581. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Featuring Professor Mike Merrifield from the University of Nottingham. Prof Merrifield on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri More videos with Prof Merrifield: http://bit.ly/Merrifield_Playlist More Messier videos: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects PAPER:…

Exploring a HUGE Radio Telescope in VR 180

From PBS Space Time. This is a VR180 video so pop on your Google Cardboard or VR Headset to be totally immersed in our world! No headset? No problem. Move your mobile phone around and catch the total 180 experience. Have fun looking down from the catwalk! How can you build a telescope that can…

Apollo’s Forgotten Computer – The LVDC

From Curious Droid. Although the Apollo missions had much less computing power than a modern smart-phone the computers used where essential to getting it done Although many think it was the Apollo Guidance Computer or AGC that did everything there was another, the Launch Vehicle Digital Computer or LVDC. This controlled and flew the Saturn…

3 Bizarre Projects That Could Transform Exploration | NIAC 2019

From SciShow Space. Every amazing mission you know about today started off as just an idea, and some of 2019’s early phase NIAC concepts could mean big things for our future. Crash Course Business Soft Skills: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFeEAtXdzFU&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMBsfP-lP28IFvfkISqJofM&index=2 Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister Thumbnail: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2019_Phase_I_Phase_II/breeze/ SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

How Cosmic Rays and Balloons Started Particle Physics

From SciShow Space. Today, cosmic rays are used to understand things like supernovas, but in the early 1900s, they helped us discover brand-new subatomic particles long before the first accelerators. 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 ———-…

Meet the Sea Dragon: The Biggest Rocket Ever Designed

From SciShow Space. The 1960s were an optimistic time for space exploration – so much so that a team designed a rocket called the Sea Dragon that was big enough to launch an entire space station from the sea in one go! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.…

M52 – A Cluster of Variable Stars – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Meghan Gray discusses M52 (NGC 7654) and its huge array of variable stars. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Dr Gray is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham: https://twitter.com/emeegray Messier Object Playlist: http://bit.ly/MessierObjects The main paper discussed: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2041-8205/746/1/L7 Harvard University Archives: https://library.harvard.edu/libraries/harvard-university-archives The Genesis Rock: https://youtu.be/yvhLBzsDwSQ Deep Sky Videos…

Why is Project HAARP so controversial?

From Curious Droid. HAARP is a magnet for the conspiracy theorists who claim it can control the weather, create earthquakes, disrupt worldwide communications and control peoples minds. So how did a research project into the ionosphere turn to this super machine?. In this video, we’ll look at what HAARP really is and why it has…

The Alchemy of Neutron Star Collisions

From PBS Space Time. Carl Sagan’s famous words: “We are star stuff” refers to a mind-blowing idea – that most atomic nuclei in our bodies were created in the nuclear furnace and the explosive deaths of stars that lived in the ancient universe. In recent years it’s become clear that the truth is even more…

M75 – Sausage Globular Clusters – Deep Sky Videos

From DeepSkyVideos. Dr Becky Smethurst discusses M75 and globular clusters. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Videos on all Messier objects – http://bit.ly/MessierObjects More videos with Dr Becky – http://bit.ly/Becky_Playlist Dr Becky’s own website: https://rebeccasmethurst.co.uk Sausage Globular Clusters paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.00453 Deep Sky Videos website: http://www.deepskyvideos.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepSkyVideos Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DeepSkyVideos More about the astronomers…

What does it take to land on a comet?

From Curious Droid. In days of old comets were seen as bringers of doom and bad luck but now we know better. However, landing on one is probably the most difficult operation undertaken by any space agency and almost a guarantee of some sort of bad luck as ESA’s Rosetta / Philae mission found out.…

Planetary Poles and Magnetic Fields – Sixty Symbols

From Sixty Symbols. Dr Meghan Gray chats about magnetic fields and the Earth’s changeable poles. More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓ More Dr Gray videos: http://bit.ly/Meghan_Playlist Deep Sky Videos astronomy videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DeepSkyVideos Dr Gray at the University of Nottingham: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~ppzmeg/ Visit our website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com/ We’re on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/sixtysymbols And Twitter at…