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 ———-…

This Image Might Show Exomoons Forming! | SciShow News

From SciShow Space. Go to https://curiositystream.com/series/84/destination-pluto to start streaming Destination: Pluto. Use the promo code ‘SPACE’ during the sign-up process to get your first 31 days free. Scientists have conclusively imaged a circumplanetary disk around a distant exoplanet, and Jupiter’s auroras claim the spotlight with their unique Birkeland currents. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has…

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.…

This Tank of Water Could Change Physics Forever

From SciShow Space. No one has ever conclusively seen a proton turn into other, lighter particles, but fifty million liters of water in Japan might change that and our ideas about subatomic particles forever. Thank you to Jean Descole for the “yotta years” joke! Host: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow…

Say Hello to NASA’s Newest Sun Missions | SciShow News

From SciShow Space. Our star continuously throws out streams of charged particles at more than 500 kilometers per second, something we call Solar Wind. And just like regular weather can be unpredictable and dangerous, space weather can be, too. Meanwhile, on the other side of the solar system, researchers have also been investigating a certain…

3 Ways the Milky Way Will Change During Your Lifetime

From SciShow Space. It’s easy to imagine that our galaxy is basically frozen in time from the perspective of a human lifespan, but in fact, the Milky Way is incredibly dynamic and will undergo some pretty amazing changes in only a few decades! SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

They’re Calling It “The Forbidden Planet”

From SciShow Space. We’ve discovered a planet that, for its size, is in a very strange place around it’s star! And other scientists, inspired by comets, have come up with a new way to potentially make breathable oxygen for people exploring Mars in the future. SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…

Meet Blue Moon: Blue Origin’s Lunar Lander | SciShow News

From SciShow Space. Blue Origin announced a a new lunar lander, Blue Moon, that will be delivering supplies, and eventually astronauts to the lunar surface within the next 5 years, and robots like Chang’e-4 are giving us an early glimpse at what we might find there! Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast!…