Spinning Black Holes

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A pulsing black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy sheds light on black hole and galaxy formation. How fast are black holes rotating and how does that rotation change over its life-span?

The Most Important Dinosaur

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Dinosaurs!

This Strange Sting Dissolves Your Skin

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We are LIFE NOGGIN! An animated and educational web show designed to teach you all about your awesome life and the brain that makes you able to live it!

Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

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Out in the vast coldness of outer space, there are planets that travel alone through darkness without the boundaries of a system. Here’s how this can happen – and why these frozen deserts might secretly harbor alien life.

How does a whip break the sound barrier?

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April Jennifer Choi is a Mechanical Engineer and Professional Whip Artist from Peoria, IL. She has a Master's Degree in Computational Fluid Dynamics as well as several Guinness World Records in Whip Cracking.

Can animals be deceptive?

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A male firefly emits a series of enticing flashes. He hopes a female will respond and mate with him.

Can Superman Hold a Star?

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How strong is Superman really?

Why Do You Get Sick When It's Cold?

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We are LIFE NOGGIN! An animated and educational web show designed to teach you all about your awesome life and the brain that makes you able to live it!

The Best Test of General Relativity

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A launch mishap led to the best experimental confirmation of gravitational redshift.

Do Fish Pee?

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You know you’ve wondered. Do fish actually pee? And what does that make the ocean… one big toilet?

Inside the killer whale matriarchy

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Pods of killer whales inhabit the waters of every major ocean on Earth.

Can You Lift Thor's Hammer in Space?

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Only those are are worthy can lift Thor's might hammer, Mjolnir, but the Avengers' argument takes on a whole new meaning in space! So could anyone lift it there? Kyle talks weightless magic on this week's Because Science!

Why Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar So Dang Hungry?

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Because it's hoarding protein. Not just for itself, but for the butterfly it will become and every egg that butterfly will lay. And it's about to lose its mouth... as it wriggles out of its skin during metamorphosis.

Are we running out of clean water? - Balsher Singh Sidhu

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Despite water covering 71% of the planet’s surface, more than half the world’s population endures extreme water scarcity for at least one month a year.

The Dangerous Effects Of The Hyper Focus Drug

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Adderall is known as the "study drug", and many students are abusing it to try and study. What exactly is Adderall, and are their any other drugs people are misusing to get a mental, or physical edge?

Non-Invasive Brain Surgery

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Scientists have combined ultrasound, viruses and synthetic drugs to control regions of the brain.

Jellyfish Acceleration | Because Science Live

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How Jellyfish move.

Ant On A Rubber Rope Paradox

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Paradoxes are cool!

What If You Only Ate Chips?

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What if you only consumed potatoes forever?

The Raisin Bran Effect

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The bottom of the cereal box is a disappointing place. But at least now you know why. Where do you see the Brazil Nut Effect around you?

Floating City Physics

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How much would a floating city weigh?