Meanwhile on Mars: The Fate of ESA’s ExoMars Schiaparelli Lander [Comic]


In case you haven’t heard, The European Space Agency’s (ESA) ExoMars Schiaparelli Lander was scheduled to land on Mars last week, and shortly after the descent procedure started, all communication with the lander was lost. This comic by Commitstrip sheds some light unto what might have happened. It was launched together with the ExoMars Trace […]

What Would A Parallel Universe Even Be Like? [Science Video]


You might think that our universe is HUGE, but have you ever considered that it might not be the only universe in existence? In this video, the folks from Life Noggin explores the idea of a multiverse. The multiverse (or meta-universe) is the hypothetical set of finite and infinite possible universes, including the universe in […]

Fake Wireless Power Video has 48 Million Views: Here is What REAL Wireless Power is! [Video]


There are plenty of fake videos out there that misinform people and are only after getting views, but people that provides the truth are often forgotten, and they’re the one who are the true stars of the Internet. Check out this enlightening (see what I did there?) video from the always entertaining “ElectroBOOM” explaining how […]

The Scientific Advantage of Being and Introverts vs Extroverts? [Science Video]


In this episode of ASAP Science, host Mitchell Moffit talks about some of the differences between extroverted and introverted people, not only when it comes to how they act in society, but also how the brains of each group are slightly different. Those differences seem to indicate that the tendency to be introverted or extroverted […]

The Most Efficient Way to Destroy the Universe – False Vacuum [Science Video]


What if there is a way to destroy the universe so fundamentally that life as we know it will be impossible forever? Youtube channel “Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell” takes a look at this possibility. In quantum field theory, vacuum refers to the ground state of space, i.e. space with as little energy in it […]

A Look at What Happens to Our Bodies After We Die [Science Video]


Since the dawn of humanity, an estimated 100.8 billion people have lived and died, a number that increases by about 0.8% of the world’s population each year. What happens to all of those peoples’ bodies after they die? And will the planet eventually run out of burial space? Farnaz Khatibi Jafari traces the evolution of […]

Sonoluminescence: When Sound Creates Light


In this segment of the SciShow, host Hank Green tells us all about sonoluminescence, the phenomenon where sound (at a certain frequency) creates an imploding bubble and generates light when going through a liquid. So, a mantis shrimp’s claws are pretty strong… so strong that they can produce a bubble that’s about as hot as […]

Is Organic Food Worse For You? [Science Video]


Is organic food all it’s cracked up to be? Or is it potentially worse for you and the environment? For plants, the term organic means something that is grown without the use of synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. Many people buy organic food hoping to feel healthier and potentially have a positive impact on the environment, […]

Obama: No, Seriously, Lets Go To Mars


President Obama has renewed a call for an American crew to walk on Mars by the 2030s. He says such a mission will require collaboration between private companies and government agencies. It’s the same timetable Obama gave in speeches in 2010 and 2015. However, articles by both Obama and NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden published this […]

Is it Bad to Hold Your Pee? [Science Video]


So I’m holding my pee right now to watch this. I’ll find out if this is a bad thing or not by the end of the video. Humans should urinate at least four to six times a day, but occasionally, the pressures of modern life force us to clench and hold it in. How bad […]

The Tiny Fish That’s Changing Modern Medicine [Science Video]


In this fantastic video from The SciShow, host Michael Aranda tells us all about the Zebra Fish, a small fish that helps scientist better understand how diseases can develop in human beings. The little fish Danio rerio holds secrets to understanding how vertebrates develop, how diseases like cancer work, and how we might one day […]

Why Doesn’t Time Flow Backwards? [Science Video]


A fantastic video from the always very informative and enlightening folks over at Minute Physics: This video is about why entropy gives rise to the arrow of time, and also how the initial low-entropy condition of the universe is responsible for the fact that we experience time right now, and how ultimately it will lead […]