From the mixing of the dough, pressing of the house shapes and initial assembly, we go inside how Gingerbread Houses are made. Decorations are included for the customer to finish the build. | http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science! Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2
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The New Horizons spacecraft “phoned home” around 9:00 p.m. EDT, July 14, 2015, indicating that it had successfully completed its historic flyby of Pluto earlier in the day. Team members at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, cheered as they received the flyby confirmation. The fastest spacecraft ever launched, New Horizons has
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Do human beings have a magnetic sense? Biologists know other animals do. They think it helps creatures including bees, turtles and birds navigate through the world. Scientists have tried to investigate whether humans belong on the list of magnetically sensitive organisms. For decades, there’s been a back-and-forth between positive reports and failures to demonstrate the
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Maryam MirzakhaniCourtesy of Stanford News Service While Thirdsday and Pi Day have passed for 2019, don’t fret: there are still mathematical holidays to celebrate this year! Between Pi Day (March 14) and Tau Day (June 28) – a celebration of the mathematical constant tau, which is equal
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THE WOODLANDS, Texas — SpaceX could begin initial tests of a prototype of the company’s next-generation Starship vehicle as soon as this week, Elon Musk said March 17. In a series of tweets, Musk said flights of a “hopper” test vehicle, powered by a single Raptor engine, would “hopefully” begin this week pending work to
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Miyake died in 1982, just as his invention was gaining global traction.Google Today’s Google Doodle honors inventor Seiichi Miyake, who developed the tactile pavement that helps visually impaired people navigate street crossings and transit stations. If you’ve walked around a city lately, you may have noticed
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#HowItsMade Mondays at 9/8c on Science Solid chocolates have only been around since the 1800’s. 70% of the world’s cocoa beans are grown in West Africa. See how raw ingredients are expertly combined to create delicious milk chocolate. Watch full episodes: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience
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Behold, the Earth! See live views of Earth from the International Space Station coming to you by NASA’s High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment. While the experiment is operational, views will typically sequence through the different cameras. If you are seeing a black image, the Space Station is on the night side of the Earth.
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WASHINGTON — A day after announcing that NASA was studying the possibility of shifting an Orion mission from the Space Launch System rocket to commercial vehicles, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he and the agency still support development of the SLS. Speaking at a Space Transportation Association luncheon here March 14, Bridenstine said the ongoing
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cheerful elderly coupleGetty How lifelong inequalities add up is one of the hottest issues in academic gerontology. A new book from Boston University professor Deborah Carr, the editor-in-chief of Journal of Gerontology, provides a much-needed reality check on the nation’s plans for dealing with retirement. Titled Golden Years? Social Inequalities In Later Life, Carr’s book brings home a
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Humans developed tool use some 2.5 million years ago in Africa. The first tools were made from chipped cobbles or larger flakes that had been carefully selected for size and weight. Simple stone tools persisted almost unchanged until about 250,000 years ago, only then more elaborate
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A Russian cosmonaut and two US astronauts arrived Friday at the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, five months after the failed launch of a rocket carrying two of the passengers. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and his Russian colleague Alexey Ovchinin, who both survived a dramatically aborted Soyuz launch last year, were joined
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As Les tightens up his tarp, he gives a very easy demonstration on how to create a few survival knots. Don’t miss new episodes of SURVIVORMAN Saturdays at 10/9c on Science: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/survivorman/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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This article originally appeared in the March 11, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. The U.S. Global Positioning System — the constellation of military satellites that provides positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) services — is the proverbial glass house that was built before the invention of stones, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson observed last summer when
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#HowTheUniverseWorks A neutron star is one of the most dangerous objects in the universe. Neutron stars are the densest things besides black holes. A stone sized piece of this star would weigh 100 million metric tons. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-the-universe-works/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome
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InSight, NASA’s next Mars explorer, has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California – a big step forward in the countdown to T-zero on May 5, 2018. The spacecraft is called InSight – short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport – and it’s being tested, fueled and encapsulated for launch
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