Carrie Nugent from TED-Ed shares the story of the first asteroid ever discovered (Ceres) & explains how asteroid hunters search for these celestial bodies.
If you have seen the Matrix, you’re already familiar with the idea of simulated realities. Watch this video on the Simulation Argument - by Kurzgesagt.
What would happen if you were to bring a tiny piece of the Sun to Earth? Short answer is you die. And long answer - it depends which piece of the Sun.
Physicists theorize dark matter could actually be created in the most powerful particle collider in the world - the 27 kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), in Geneva, Switzerland. So, how would they do it?
If you throw a mouse from a skyscraper onto something soft, let’s say – a stack of mattresses, the mouse would land and be stunned for a moment but probably survive. But, if you throw a dog and an elephant, the dog would break all of its bones and die in an unspectacular way, and the elephant would explode into a red puddle of bones and insides. Why would the mouse survive the fall, but the dog and elephant wouldn’t?
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell generally releases videos that make people feel existential dread when watched, but this video “Optimistic Nihilism” is somewhat different from the rests.
Two to six percent of people identify themselves as having predominantly homosexual attractions. Also, recent study has claimed that being gay is genetic. So is it true that we all have a gay gene?
The human brain is visibly divided into two sections – left and right, with each performing different set of operations. The structure has inspired one of the most widely accepted ideas about the brain: that the left section controls logic and the right section controls creativity.
If there’s nothing around to block our view, 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) is the furthest we can see. Atmospheric moisture, dust or smoke can reduce our visibility, but for the most part, everything we can see happens within an area of just 80 square kilometres. The higher up we go, the further we will be able to see. So how much of the Earth can we actually see at once?