Giant Stars Don’t Follow the Rules | SciShow News

From SciShow Space. Astronomers are learning just how big early stars might have been, and how their deaths have shaped the universe. Some may have even been so massive that they skipped the whole star phase and collapsed straight into black holes! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.…

Our Startling First Glimpse of the Far Side of the Moon

From SciShow Space. Since the moon is tidally locked to the Earth, for millennia we could only guess what mysteries lay on its “dark side.” Then in 1959 the Luna 3 spacecraft sent back a photo that prompted more questions than it answered. Host: Caitlin Hofmeister SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.…

Why Does It Take So Long to Get to Mercury?

From SciShow Space. On a cosmic scale, Mercury isn’t very far away, but it’s incredibly hard to get there. Getting into orbit around it takes years of flybys in the solar system, but we’re going to do it again! Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…