Some people can eat raw jalapeños like they’re apples. Why do some people have a high tolerance for spicy food while others can’t stand it? Hosted by:Hank Green ———- 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
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WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched a Turkish communications satellite Jan. 7 to start what may be the busiest year yet for the launch company. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 9:15 p.m. Eastern, more than 45 minutes into a four-hour launch window.
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WASHINGTON — The head of Arianespace asked European governments to provide his company with more support in order to balance what he called government support of American competitors “with no precedent.” At a Jan. 7 press briefing, Stéphane Israël, chief executive of Arianespace, said the company completed 2020 with revenues of about one billion euros
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Aside from being faithful companions, dogs have also been known to be a valued ally for law enforcement; their keen senses can detect bombs, contrabands, and drugs, among many things. But, one dog from Montana chose a more serene career choice. Pepin, a Belgian Malinois from the Missouri River’s headwaters in Montana, is a park
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The world is changing, and it’s changing fast. More companies are committing to emissions reductions but still struggle to measure and verify the impact from corporate headquarters to global operations to supply chains. Now, new breakthrough climate accounting technologies are emerging as solutions to track and verify energy and carbon emissions, and report energy purchases
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Scientists have mapped the interconnected brain regions involved in a mouse’s empathetic response to seeing a companion in distress. Credit: Alamy Neuroscience 07 January 2021 A mouse sharing a companion’s fear has different neural patterns to one sharing another animal’s pain. Mice witnessing another mouse in fear or pain, or even gaining relief from pain,
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WASHINGTON — In-space transportation provider Momentus is delaying its first operational mission, which was to fly on a SpaceX Falcon 9 later this month, because of delays completing an interagency review. In a Jan. 4 statement, Momentus said the flight of its first Vigoride tug, which was to be part of the payloads on a
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen testifying remotely during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said the company would block
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This image shows Bombora’s mWave tech co-located and integrated with floating wind turbines. Bombora Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is to partner with a company specializing in marine energy to scope for potential project sites in Japan and surrounding regions.     The collaboration between the Tokyo-headquartered shipping giant and a firm called Bombora Wave Power will center
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January 6th, 2021 by NRDC  Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.By Kit Kennedy  Part of NRDC’s Series Reviewing 2020 Climate & Clean Energy Developments It was the year that never seemed to end. The 2020 blows kept coming as the inter-related crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial brutality, climate upheaval, and economic recession inflicted hardship and loss
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sorry the video’s a bit dark … recording in your hotel room alone ftw! LINKS for more info: Music by: http://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Earth Sandwich: http://www.zefrank.com/sandwich/ Find the point OPPOSITE you on earth! http://www.zefrank.com/sandwich/tool.html More on antipoints: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antipodes Three Gorges Dam: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Gorges_Dam Three Gorges Dam and earth’s rotation: http://www.theenergylibrary.com/node/11435 Angular Momentum demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAWLLo5cyfE Hydrophobes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophobe Lotus Effect:
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Celebrate Asteroid Day by learning about the 3 biggest collisions that Earth has experienced with celestial objects. ———- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, John Szymakowski, Peso255, Jeremy Peng, Avi Yaschin, and Fatima Iqbal. ———- Like SciShow?
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Patients in comas might look like they’re sleeping, but there are pretty fascinating things happening inside of their heads. 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: Jerry Perez, Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander
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Hank tells us three surprises about human DNA which we learned because of the Human Genome Project. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Find out more about the Human Genome Project at www.ornl.gov/hgmis and about the National Human Genome Research Institute at http://www.genome.gov
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When the pandemic exposed major issues with our lengthy food supply chain — in the form of shipment delays and inadequate demand forecasting — local vertical farms and indoor growing operations (aka controlled environment greenhouses in urban or rural locations) were called upon to fill in the gaps in a way that was unprecedented. With 2020
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The speed of the planet’s rotations depends on the frequently complex motion of the innermost molten core along with its oceans, atmosphere, natural satellites, and other celestial bodies. (Photo : Photo from NASA) Because of the constant changes in the conditions that aid in determining the speed that the planet spins, scientists have enough reasons to
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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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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies remotely via videoconference in this screengrab made from video during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Reuters Twitter on Wednesday placed restrictions on President Donald
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The emission spectrum of helium. Laser pulses can expose quantum aspects of pairs of helium atoms. Credit: Dept. of Physics, Imperial College/SPL Atomic and molecular physics 06 January 2021 Zapping helium ‘dimers’ with lasers allows a glimpse into a fleeting relationship. Helium atoms are stand-offish, rarely interacting with atoms of other elements or with one
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Making ready for the first Artemis mission around the Moon and back, the space station is getting a new doorway to space, and how to know when and where you can look up to spot the station … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Making%20Ready%20for%20the%20First%20Artemis%20Mission%20Around%20the%20Moon%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20November%2027,%202020
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WASHINGTON — NASA plans to complete the Green Run test campaign for the Space Launch System core stage with a hotfire test scheduled for mid-January. NASA announced Jan. 5 that it has scheduled the static-fire test, where the core stage’s four RS-25 engines are fired for a full-duration burn of 493 seconds, for no earlier
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When the pandemic exposed major issues with our lengthy food supply chain — in the form of shipment delays and inadequate demand forecasting — local vertical farms and indoor growing organizations were called upon to fill in the gaps in a way that was unprecedented. With 2020 in the history books and hopes for an
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Restaurants and pubs closed in London as part of an effort to halt a spike in COVID-19 cases.Credit: Kate Green/Anadolu Agency/Getty Stay-at-home orders do little to curb covid spread An analysis of COVID-19 data from 41 countries has identified 3 measures that each substantially cut viral transmission: school and university closures, restricting gatherings to no
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Before 2020 ended, Pinkfong, the company behind the song Baby Shark, partnered up with EcoDrive Hong Kong and released a new rendition of the song Baby Shark. Still, the lyrics are about the harmful consequences of single-use plastics. The song, which is appropriately titled ”No More Single-Use Plastic!” to educate young children about how these pollutants destroy
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January 6th, 2021 by Johnna Crider  It’s a mid-late Sunday morning and as my cats race around my home like its Nurburgring, I open Twitter to see a tweet by Earl of Frunkpuppy that inspires this piece. In his tweet, below, Earl shared an image of four Tesla-related headlines over the years. Looking over the
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Watch Bravest Warriors: http://bit.ly/UJMi2H T-SHIRT: Vsauce + Bravest Warriors! http://bit.ly/XYgCUM Music By Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow Likelihood of interstellar travel: http://www.universetoday.com/17044/bad-news-insterstellar-travel-may-remain-in-science-fiction/ Time it would take to visit nearest star: http://www.universetoday.com/15403/how-long-would-it-take-to-travel-to-the-nearest-star/ Curiosity Rover self portrait on Mars: http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/news/whatsnew/index.cfm?FuseAction=ShowNews&NewsID=1404 Hayden Planetarium’s Digital Universe [Mac or PC]: http://www.haydenplanetarium.org/universe/download Orders of Magnitude (speed): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orders_of_magnitude_(speed) Fermi Paradox: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=where-are-they&page=2 What it looks
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We can get to Mars in 3 days, . . .sort of, maybe. In this episode of SciShow Space Reid Reimers explains the possibilities of photonic propulsion in use with space travel. Hosted by: Reid Reimers ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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