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What’s the tallest THING we’ve ever built? How tall will we EVER be able to build? Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce http://www.Facebook.com/VsauceGaming music by: http://www.Soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Links: see two sunrises/sunsets and calculate the Earth’s Radius: http://www.darylscience.com/downloads/DblSunset.pdf also HERE: http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~dns/teachersguide/MeasECAct.html Tallest Structures TIMELINE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_three_tallest_structures_in_the_world Tallest list incorporating building/structure distinction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_and_structures_in_the_world falling person and terminal velocity: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/phy00/phy00012.htm KWTV, first
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Learn about hypergiant stars — stars that make the sun look ridiculously tiny. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us
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The famous British historian Lord Acton once said, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” And science tends to agree, but how we can prevent power from going to our heads? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Energy drinks- you’ve had them, or at least you’re well aware of their presence in today’s culture. But what is actually in these things? Especially the mysterious ingredient TAURINE? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t
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Rescuers work sift through the debris left by the explosion of a munitions ship in Bari harbour, Italy, in 1945.Credit: Mondadori/Getty The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster that Launched the War on Cancer Jennet Conant W. W. Norton (2020) On 2 December 1943, German forces attacked the Italian port town of Bari.
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#HowTheUniverseWorks | Tuesdays at 10/9c on Science Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-the-universe-works/ When two black holes are near each other, they will slowly orbit in a death circle. The larger black hole will eventually devour the other resulting in an enormous discharge of energy akin to the Big Bang Subscribe to Science
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Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia Rick Wilking | Reuters Chipmaker Nvidia has agreed to buy Arm Holdings, a designer of chips for mobile phones, from SoftBank in a deal worth $40 billion, the companies announced Sunday. The deal will include $21.5 billion in Nvidia stock and $12 billion in cash, including $2 billion payable at signing. 
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Together with SpaceX, NASA will return human spaceflight to American soil after nearly a decade. SpaceX will launch people into space for the first time ever with astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board Crew Dragon, which will dock to the International Space Station. Prepare to #LaunchAmerica on May 27: www.nasa.gov/launchamerica Share with us
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Adam and Jamie build a ginormous trebuchet without any bolts or screws. The only thing holding this baby together is good old fashioned duct tape! Did you miss the latest episode of MythBusters? Catch up on Discovery GO! https://www.discoverygo.com/mythbusters/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Watch full episodes! http://www.hulu.com/mythbusters http://bit.ly/MythBustersFullEpisodes Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MythBusters https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow
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WASHINGTON — The House is slated to pass a space weather bill this week, culminating a five-year effort to turn a put elements of a space weather strategy and action plan into law. A schedule released Sept. 11 by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) listed the Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to
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Researchers have conducted a large scale study on the genomics of wheat, and their results show that wheat has a broad genetic diversity that is significant for increased crop improvement. They characterized 79,191 wheat samples genetically. The ICARDA or International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas and the CIMMYT or International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center provided the materials for their study derived
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LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW First and last songs by Zach McCoy CHECK HIM OUT: https://zachmccoy.bandcamp.com/ Zach McCoy on YouTube: other music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow FOLLOW Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Ze Frank video on trees and carvings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkKOijiatLo Silent-K: https://web.archive.org/web/20130709182638/http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19980514 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_k http://www.antimoon.com/forum/2004/5133.htm Warren G’s “What’s Next”: 2:44: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YrW5vChJec “What’s Next” lyrics: http://rapgenius.com/Warren-g-whats-next-lyrics Science and mistakes and correctness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pessimistic_induction
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It’s possible life could form based on elements other than carbon, but they would look much different than the life we are used to. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout
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Have you ever forgotten why you walked into a room? Turns out it’s just your brain doing its job. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie
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Sen. Cramer: The Space Force caucus will provide an avenue to craft bipartisan legislative ideas. WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators announced they have formed a Space Force Caucus to help the new military branch advance issues on Capitol Hill. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) will chair the group.
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Why are tattoos permanent? How do you deliver the ink? And how do you remove a tattoo if you no longer want it? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Bella
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The authorities raised the death toll of victims of US wildfires to 15 after seven bodies were found in Northern California on Thursday.  Five people have lost their lives in Washington State and Oregon this week. The fires moved at 45 miles per hour, burning through multiple West Coast states on Thursday. An estimated 500,000 or approximately 10 percent
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Award-winning Pro-rider Angelle Sampey is no stranger to putting down fast track times. And now we’re getting a chance to see her put her skills to the test on a Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle, ultimately coming away with a new record-breaking performance. Sampey is a Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines team rider, and last weekend took to
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WASHINGTON — The Japanese space agency JAXA announced Sept. 11 that the first launch of the country’s new H3 rocket will be delayed to no earlier than the spring of 2021 because of problems with the rocket’s main engine. JAXA said that the first flight of the rocket is now scheduled for some time in
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Police and local officials on the West Coast are battling multiple raging fires. They’re also fighting a wave of misinformation from false rumors spread in neighborhood Facebook groups and on far-right websites that antifa activists were setting the blazes. At least six groups have issued warnings about the false rumors, including some pleading with the
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The PLA has been central to China’s ability to control the coronavirus.Credit: Chine Nouvelle/SIPA/Shutterstock The largest armed force in the world, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA), is not known for its cutting edge medical research. But since 2015, it has ramped up recruitment of scientists, and investment in the field as part of its strategy
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Dark matter, mysterious invisible stuff that makes up most of the mass of galaxies including our own Milky Way, is confounding scientists again, with new observations of distant galaxies conflicting with the current understanding of its nature. Research published this week revealed an unexpected discrepancy between observations of dark matter concentrations in three massive clusters
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WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance is looking at a three-core version of its Vulcan Centaur rocket, although an executive said that such a vehicle is “pretty far out on the horizon.” In a Sept. 9 keynote at the Secure World Foundation’s Summit for Space Sustainability online conference, Mark Peller, vice president of major development at
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The arrival of five mountain gorilla babies has lifted gorilla conservation workers’ spirits in Bwindi in Uganda, amidst the string of unfortunate tidings that plagued gorilla conservation early in the year. They were given birth within only several weeks in the Bwindi’s Impenetrable National Park in Uganda and has given light to the region’s gloomy atmosphere. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)The arrival of five mountain gorilla babies has
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Check out MinuteEarth: http://bit.ly/Xkxwmu Become a Vsaucer: http://bit.ly/POIaN7 For cool things every day: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Tools & Links: Gravitational force calculator: http://www.wsanford.com/~wsanford/calculators/gravity-calculator.html Solar Scope: http://www.solarsystemscope.com/ Gravity simulator: http://www.nowykurier.com/toys/gravity/gravity.html Celestia (3D space simulator): http://www.shatters.net/celestia/ Quantum Tunneling (MinutePhysics): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTodS8hkSDg Gravitational force between people: http://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/15q9tx/which_has_more_gravitational_pull_on_me_girl/ How the sun might ACTUALLY die [VIDEO]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21RkSui1cG8 Sun disappearance links: http://www.popsci.com/node/24698 http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2010/07/12/q-a-how-long-would-we-have-if/ http://unitedcats.wordpress.com/2008/07/24/what-would-happen-if-the-sun-disappeared/
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Eta Carinae A, a star that briefly held the title of the second-brightest star in the sky, has been dazzling astronomers for centuries. Learn more about this type of supermassive, mega-luminous star, known as a Luminous Blue Variable. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,