This Image Might Show Exomoons Forming! | SciShow News

Thanks to CuriosityStream for supporting this episode of SciShow Space! Go to CuriosityStream.com/Space to learn more. [♪ INTRO] Every now and then, astronomers give us an image of space that just sort of makes our jaws drop. And another one of those images was published last week in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. This is an image of a […]

Science in a Minute: This Week in Science Headlines May 11, 2019

hey everybody I’m Sari Custer and this is Sari on science for Arizona Science Center bringing you this week’s science in a minute. I’m going to try and unpack just a few of the science headlines you might have missed this week in science news and do it in just 60 seconds. now last time, I pretty much […]

Reducing Indoor Air Pollution With Houseplants – Headline Science

Indoor air pollution in your home or office can cause health issues like dizziness, asthma, or allergies. The most common solution is to install ventilation systems. But researchers may have found a cheaper, simpler option to remove indoor air pollutants: houseplants. Vadoud Niri, the leader of study, explains that buildings can have high levels of so-called volatile organic […]

The Future of Water

What we think of as normal and what we planned for as normal and the infrastructure that we built to deal with normal isn’t normal anymore. Normal is gone. New water restrictions have been imposed in Cape Town, South Africa. In India, rising temperatures threaten to make a severe water crisis there even worse. The greatest global risks […]

3 Ways Black Holes Could Break Physics

What do you think would happen if a black hole swallowed the Earth? Your house is gone. Your puppy’s gone. Your mom’s lasagna recipe–just gone, behind the horizon of the black hole. If that weren’t bad enough, then radiation leaves the event horizon of the black hole, stealing the black hole’s mass and shrinking it until–poof–it’s gone. So, […]

Something Is Creating and Removing Oxygen on Mars | SciShow News

{♫Intro♫} The Curiosity rover has been hard at work on Mars—both finding mysteries and trying to solve them. This is a detective story! Last year it discovered that levels of methane in the atmosphere were mysteriously changing. And now our trusty rover has thrown us for a loop again: changing levels of oxygen gas. Scientists published their results […]

We’ve Never Seen a Pulsar Explode Like This | SciShow News

[♪ INTRO] Human space exploration is all the rage these days, with NASA and other organizations racing to get astronauts on the Moon and beyond. But one UK-based startup is dreaming of something a little different. They want to populate the Moon with robots. And instead of building a traditional, multi-wheeled rover, they’re designing ones with legs. The […]

Voyager 2’s Notes from Interstellar Space | SciShow News

[♪ INTRO] Sending a spacecraft to explore far-off places in the solar system is cool. But you know what’s even cooler? Sending spacecraft to explore outside the solar system. It’s new terrain for human-made objects, and we’ve only done it twice. But in a series of papers published this week in the journal Nature Astronomy, scientists shared the […]

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