The Material Of The Future: Carbon Fiber Explained [Video]

Carbon fiber is the next great leap in material science. Learn more in this informative video by Youtube channel Real Engineering. [Real Engineering]

Solar System Rings

Solar system necklaces aren’t that uncommon, but this is a new twist on planetary jewellery. Created by etsy seller jamincjewelry, it’s a stackable set of rings, meaning you can easily keep up with the latest arguments over definitions. Sadly this has already sold, but the seller does take commissions. [Via: FashionablyGeek]

NASA Pluto Chief Wants Moon To Be Planet

A recently published paper by a NASA scientist argues that our moon should in fact be classed as a planet. Alan Stern says the current definition of a planet is only useful for astronomers. At the moment, what is and isn’t considered a planet is decided by the International Astronomical Union. It has three criteria, […]

NASA Unveils Trappist-1E Promo Poster

It’s barely a week since the announcement of the discovery of seven exoplanets spotted by the Spitzer Space telescope. But NASA has already added one of them, TRAPPIST-1E to its range of tourism-style posters that covers everything from Mars to Kepler-16b. Here’s the official blurb: Some 40 light-years from Earth, a planet called TRAPPIST-1e offers […]

Are Boys Smarter Than Girls? [Science Video]

When it comes to boys vs. girls, is one smarter? ASAP Science investigates. [ASAP Science]

Think You’re Among the Majority? You’re Probably Not! [Video]

Did you know the majority of people do not have the internet? Or how about that the majority of Americans are overweight? And yet the majority of you is actually made up of… nothing Find out other surprising majorities in ASAP Science’s latest video! [ASAP Science]

Could You Survive a Falling Elevator? [Video]

What if your basic at-the-office elevator ride takes a sudden turn for the dark side of gravity—could you survive it? Find out in this episode of SciShow! [SciShow]

How Physics Saved Two Million Premature Babies [Video]

Doctors beat back a disease that was killing tens of thousands of babies a year with a machine based on a simple principle of physics. [MinuteEarth]

How The Toilet Changed History

Did you know that one in three people alive in 2017 do not have access to toilets or latrines? Over a billion people on our planet still defecate out in the open. It may sometimes seem like things are getting worse, but there’s lots of reasons to be optimistic about the future. More people have […]

9 Groundbreaking Discoveries About Sleep [Science Video]

There’s a lot about sleep that we don’t understand, like why we even sleep in the first place, for example. Here are some amazing discoveries biologists have made while trying to solve the mystery of sleep. [SciShow]

Why’s a Meter a Meter? [Science Video]

Meter is the standard unit of length used by most countries around the world. But how did they define it? Watch this episode of Scishow to find out! [SciShow]

Milk vs. Dark Chocolate: The Ultimate Scientific Showdown

Valentines Day is here, and for all you chocolate lovers out there, we put dark and milk chocolate together in an end all be all faceoff. Which of these deliciously and potentially healthful treats will come out as the greatest? Only the chemistry thunder dome will tell… [Reactions]