From discovering two neutron stars collisions and a new form of matter called excitonium to creating trees that glow and using magnetic fields to control physical movements in mice, here's look back at the toughest, biggest and hottest science of 2017.
Magic is science we simply don't understand yet. Firebending truly is no exception. This independent scientist demonstrates a fascinating characteristic of fire - its ability to be manipulated and controlled using electrostatic charges.
In this Numberphile video, Tadashi Tokeida, Japanese mathematician, explains the physics behind why paper balloon can be inflated just by tossing it around. The balloon he used in the video is kamifusen – a traditional Japanese paper balloon.
With no vitamins and minerals being consumed and total loss of all the essential proteins, you will start to get sick, and death can come as early as 3 weeks to 70 days commonly from a heart attack due to the tissue degradation of the heart, diaphragm, and body.
Do you know you can use static electricity to levitate or move light objects? Watch and learn as Brusspup showcases nine awesome science tricks you can pull off using static electricity.
Watch Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell explains the mysterious world of our microbiome, and how bacteria rule over our body.
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.