4 Tiny Missions Answering the Biggest Questions in Astrophysics 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. The Astrophysics Pioneers program is funding four innovative new missions that read like a best-hits album of the most exciting astronomical frontiers: from galaxy evolution and exoplanets, to neutron star mergers and astroparticle physics. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org

This Might Be a Brand-New Kind of Star | Space News 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Astronomers have theorized about an invisible star made up of theoretic particles in the past, but did we recently detect the gravitational waves of two of them colliding? Plus, extraterrestrial rocks from a decades-old mission keep yielding new discoveries! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.…

Perseverance Landed on Mars! Now What? | SciShow News 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. NASA’s Mars 2020 mission has successfully landed on Mars! But it’s not alone! This week we discuss not one but three amazing missions to Mars. Martian Wind Audio https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-mars-perseverance-rover-provides-front-row-seat-to-landing-first-audio 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:…

Maybe There’s No Phosphine on Venus | SciShow News 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Remember when astrophysicists thought they’d found signs of life on Venus? A different team re-crunched the numbers, and their results raised some questions about that claim. Also, a bunch of exoplanets are doing a really precise dance around a not-so-distant star! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called…

NASA Is Giving Up on Their Mars Mole | SciShow News 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. This week in news, the Insight rover’s Mole apparatus called it quits, and research reported their findings on the first ever observed intergalactic binaries. 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 go…

An Unsung Hero of Astronomy: The International Ultraviolet Explorer 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. The International Ultraviolet Explorer was the first of its kind, giving us glimpses into phenomena like supernovas and Halley’s comet. So why do we hear so little about it?" IUE is our Pin of the Month! Get it before Jan 31st https://store.dftba.com/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-the-international-ultraviolet-explorer-january SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…

We Used 1800s Math to Solve One of Jupiter’s Biggest Mysteries 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Jupiter’s storms cover the planet, but the ones at the planet’s poles have mystified astronomers for years: why haven’t they merged together yet? 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 ———-…

Our Smelly Solar System 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Sight, sound, and yes, taste, have all helped humanity better understand space, but what about smells? Scientists think we have a pretty good idea of what some places smell like, and decoding astronomical aromas can be a good way of working out what places are made of. Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow…

The Tiny Planet Revealing Gravity’s Big Secrets 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Mercury’s path through our solar system is, well, a little eccentric, and some of its movements were a mystery astronomers couldn’t explain for a long time. Then, in the early 20th century, Einstein reran the numbers and proved a whole lot more! This episode is sponsored by Awesome Socks Club, a sock…

How a Doomed Spacecraft Lived to Tell the Tale of the Sun 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. What would you do if you were in charge of a billion-dollar satellite that was spinning out of control? In 1998, NASA and ESA engineers had to solve this exact problem. How did they avert this disaster? SOHO is our Pin of the Month! Get it before December 31st: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-solar-and-heliospheric-observatory-soho-december Hosted by:…

5 Ways to Travel the Universe | Compilation 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. There are a lot of ways to get around in space, from using plain old sunlight to making super-hot plasma. We’ve talked about a lot of propulsion methods over the years, and now, it’s time for some highlights! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…

The Deepest Sound in the Universe 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Thanks to X-ray telescopes, scientists in the 1970s found the first real evidence that black holes actually existed, and astronomer Andrew Fabian has used X-ray research to unlock incredible mysteries ever since, including a giant sound wave that can travel through intergalactic gas! This episode was made in partnership with The Kavli…

How Other-Worldly Auroras Help Us Explore the Galaxy 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Earth’s northern and southern lights are some of the most magical sights on our planet. But they’re not unique to Earth, and aside from being beautiful, auroras can also give us unusual insights into these other worlds. Magnetic words: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow/products/scishow-magnetic-words SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

Fire, Lightning, and Crystals in Space: 20 Years on the ISS 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. 2020 marks two decades of people living and working about the ISS, and from fireballs to microgravity grown crystals, they’ve been keeping busy. 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 go to…

The First Time We Saw All of Venus: The Magellan Mission 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. NASA’s Magellan mission gave us unprecedented insight into Venus’s rocky surface, and even now, more than 25 years after the mission ended, it’s still one of our main tools for learning about our mysterious, next-door neighbor. Hosted by Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

How to Find Dark Matter with a Billion Pendulums | SciShow News 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Are you there Dark Matter? It’s me, a billion pendulums. 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 go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:…

The Two-Faced Role of Planetary Magnetic Fields 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Given that Earth’s magnetic field helps protect its life-sustaining atmosphere, you might think that the stronger a planet’s magnetic field, the better. But as it turns out, some planets’ relationships with their magnetic fields are a little more complicated. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister Thumbnail Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA/GSFC) SciShow has…

How the Space Shuttle Atlantis Changed Space Exploration 0 (0)

From SciShow Space. Pin of the Month: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-atlantis-space-shuttle-october From launching probes to ferrying experiment racks to the ISS, the Space Shuttle Atlantis has left quite the legacy on space exploration and scientific research. Hosted By: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by…