How Do We Separate the Seemingly Inseparable? [Science Video]


Your cell phone is mainly made of plastics and metals. It’s easy to appreciate the process by which those elements add up to something so useful. But there’s another story we don’t hear about — how did we get our raw ingredients in the first place, from the chaotic tangle of materials that is nature? […]

How Far Can We Go in Space? The Limits of Humanity [Science Video]


Is there a border we will never cross? Are there places we will never be able to reach, no matter what? It turns out there are. Far, far more than you might have thought… [Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell]

Will the Universe Expand Forever? [Science Video]


Throughout history, there has been much speculation about what the fate of the universe would be. Many theorized that the universe would eventually succumb to the pull of gravity, and reverse its expansion in what was being called ‘The Big Crunch.’ However, with the help of mathematical equations from Newton, Einstein, and Alexander Friedmann, we […]

A Capella Science: Entropic Time – A Backwards Billy Joel Parody [Video]


This is fantastic, and if you observe closely, you’ll notice that the video is running backwards to fit with the theme of the song, the arrow of time. [acapellascience]

What Is Weightlessness? [Science Video]


Do you have weight in space? Is weightlessness an absence of gravity, or actually an absence of forces pushing against it? Let’s take a look at weight really is. [The Royal Institution]

What If Jupiter Never Existed? [Science Video]


Is Jupiter ultimately responsible for preserving life on Earth? In this video, Youtuber Life Noggin takes a look at this possibility. [Life Noggin]

The ZIKA Virus – What we know [Video]


An informative video by PHD comics explaining what we know so far about the Zika virus. The best protection against the spread of a virus, is a spread of information. [Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics)]

MIT Scientists Engineer a Second Skin [Video]


Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth wrinkles. With further development, it could also be used to deliver drugs to help treat skin conditions such as eczema and other types of dermatitis. [Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) […]

Brand Name vs. Generic Products: Is There a Difference?

This this week’s episode of ASAP Science, Mitch and Greg take a look at if there’s a difference between brand name and generic products. [ASAP Science]

Quantum Processor Open For Public Use


IBM is to let the public use one of its quantum processors. It’s a move designed to raise awareness as much as to be an immediate benefit. The concept of quantum computing recently got mainstream coverage after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a concise explanation during a news conference: A regular computer bit is […]

7 Scientific Tips To Wake Up Without Coffee [Video]


Can science help you wake up without coffee? Here are 7 tips to help you wake up in the morning without coffee! [AsapSCIENCE]

The Turing Test Explained: Can a computer pass for a human?


What is consciousness? Can an artificial machine really think? For many, these have been vital considerations for the future of artificial intelligence. But British computer scientist Alan Turing decided to disregard all these questions in favor of a much simpler one: Can a computer talk like a human? Alex Gendler describes the Turing test and […]