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MinuteEarth: Why are leaves green?

Have you ever wondered why leaves are green and not red, blue, or even black? Well, MinuteEarth released another interesting movie answering the question. Source:

March 24, 2013

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Infrared: Beyond the Visible

The answers to some of the universe's greatest mysteries are being beamed through the night sky in light we can't see with human eyes ... but it won't be invisible to us forever. Explore the wonder of infrared astronomy and the promise of the upcoming Webb Space

March 22, 2013

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MinuteEarth: The Story of Our Planet

Agriculture, hula hoops, SARS, and THIS video: how long did they take to get around the earth? The genius guys behind MinutePhysics started a new project MinuteEarth - Science and stories about our awesome planet! This is the first MinuteEarth video

March 09, 2013

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Minute Physics: What Is The Universe?

Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute! This time  they tried to explain what is the Universe! MinutePhysics is on Google+ - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6And facebook

February 17, 2013

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New video reveals how geysers work

Alexander Belousov and Marina Belousova, researchers at Russia's Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, lowered a camera into six geysers in the famed Valley of the Geysers on Russia's volcanic Kamchatka Peninsula. The results provide a new model for understanding

February 17, 2013

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"Infinity is bigger than you think"

Sometimes infinity is even bigger than you think... Dr James Grime explains with a little help from Georg Cantor.  Credit: NumbersphileMinute Physics video on this topic: How to count infinity?Featured image:To Infinity and Beyond by

February 10, 2013

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Exoplanets: detection, atmospheres and habitability

In this 8th session of the internet-based live lectures between Universities and Institutes, Dr Heike Rauer gives an overview on the current status of exoplanet detections with focus on terrestrial planets in and near the habitable zone, detected by different

February 07, 2013

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Plate Tectonics by Isaac Frame

An informative documentary from Isaac Frame explains plate tectonics and formation of our planet. This subject covers a variety of processes including subduction, transduction, etc.Credit: Isaac

February 05, 2013

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First sightings of how a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) forms

On July 18, 2012, a fairly small explosion of light burst off the lower right limb of the sun. Such flares often come with an associated eruption of solar material, known as a coronal mass ejection or CME - but this one did not.Something interesting did happen,

February 02, 2013

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"Immovable object vs. Unstoppable force" by Minute Physics

Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute! What happens if  immovable object  meets an unstoppable force?Music by Nathaniel SchroederCredit:

January 30, 2013

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Preparedness is a state of mind - Be the Hero, not the Victim

Preparedness. It’s a state of mind.When you are a prepper, you begin to think differently than the other folks on the block. Not only do you take steps to become physically prepared, with food, medical supplies and tools – but you are mentally prepared. You

December 29, 2012

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"Common Physics Misconceptions" by Minute Physics

What if you thought the earth was flat? And then you found out it isn't?Minute Physics crew launched another excellent video explaining some common physics misconceptions. Cool physics and other sweet science - all in a

December 08, 2012

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How to brainwash the sheeple into doing anything you want

A few hours ago I was cycling through an nearby neighborhood. As I approached a mother and her two children walking down the sidewalk, the cutest little four-year-old piped up."Hi...!" she said."Hi...!" I replied.At that point, mom jerked the little girl by the

December 08, 2012

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The Holographic Universe - Workshop series

Quantum physics and recent scientific experiments are radically changing our understanding of life, our reality, and our spirituality. It is giving us a new model for the way our universe works and the practical steps to take toward true joy and excitement and peace of

December 05, 2012

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Spirit Science for Consideration "The Shift of Ages and what might happen in 2012?!"

One of the most frequently asked questions we get asked is "What do you think will happen with 2012?". We thought the best way to shed light on the situation was simply to make a video about it! So without further ado, here is our 2012 video! The Spirit

December 03, 2012

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Volcano Web Shorts #4: Instruments

USGS technologist Rick LaHusen describes how the development and deployment of instruments plays a crucial role in mitigating volcanic hazards.Featured image, caption and video:

December 03, 2012

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Volcano web shorts #3: Seismology

USGS volcano seismologist, Seth Moran, describes how seismology and seismic networks are used to mitigate volcanic hazards. One of the important parts of his job is satisfying the USGS’ mission of mitigating hazards, mitigating the effects of hazards. And so one of

December 01, 2012