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Solar System in an amazing 360 video

The guys at Crash Course have created an amazing 360 video animation where we can learn more about our solar system. What’s a 360 degree video, you ask? It is a video in which you can rotate around and see other perspective while the video is still running. If movies would have such a 360 […]

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Investing in science pays off thousands of times

I had a short talk a couple of months ago, on June 21st 2015, in Brașov, Romania, about science and secular humanism. I argued that science gave us mobile phones and television and some kids from the last line started laughing: “how could science give us TVs”? Well, how could it? Did you know that […]

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What and how: fruits/vegetables and diverting an asteroid

What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? You call it a fruit when the part that you eat stemmed from the flower of the plant, then grew around some seeds. This way cucumber, peas, apples, pears and tomatoes are fruits. But what about vegetables? If you eat the root, the leaves or […]

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Science craze: 7 hours of science. I dare you watch them all in one day!

Yesterday and Saturday were lazy days for me. I had some work to do, but otherwise made sure to spend hours upon hours watching documentaries, online videos of courses. In the first video you see a team from Fermilab, US talking about a specific topic, like what are neutrinos or the importance of an operator […]

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The super science music video of the day: Science STYLE – Taylor Swift Acapella Parody

The guys at ASAP Science have created an awesome Taylor Swift Acapella Parody called Science STYLE. In the hands of great communicators science does blossom in ways you would never think of. Science is great and truly amazing, but many regards it as a fringe domain, something on the far side of the World. Science, […]

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Science with Tom: awesome science music videos abound

As they say “this white guy knows how to rap”. His videos are awe inspiring, they teach and they bring everyone closer to science. And the rap is as good as it gets. And he’s preparing a new row of music videos for us to educate ourselves and to enjoy. Check out this older video:

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What do all these science channels do all the time?

The guys at IFL Science have nailed it: none of the mainstream science channels actually do science. Except DNEWS I do not follow anything from Discovery Channel. The other science channels have gooten damn boring so I’ll skip them all the time. Have a comic here:

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Win people over to the science side with rap

Sciences needs this, science deserves this, science is cooler with this. It’s about science rap and this guy is making the best of it. It is about Tom McFadden who has the YouTube channel called Science With Tom. In there you will see different music videos rap style. They are awesome and they help you […]

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The clouds are teeming with life aka bacteria

Yes, the clouds are home to tons of lifeforms, especially bacteria. They are small and easy to carry in the air. Clouds are a good home for dust particles, dust mites, bacteria and who knows what else. There a whole jungle in there! Bacteria was found even at 40 km high up, in the air, […]

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You wont believe: the smallest possible star is just a bit bigger than Jupiter

It is said that Jupiter is a failed star. It is so massive that, if it were a couple of times more massive, it would have become a star. Stars can be way smaller than our Sun. For example, theoretically, a red dwarf star has only about 7.5% the mass of the Sun. Poxima Centauri, […]

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