Magnificent Fiery Looping Rain on the Sun [NASA Video]


Eruptive events on the sun can be wildly different. Some come just with a solar flare, some with an additional ejection of solar material called a coronal mass ejection (CME), and some with complex moving structures in association with changes in magnetic field lines that loop up into the sun’s atmosphere, the corona. On July […]

Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Killer Asteroids [Video]


Listen as Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson explains what can be done to protect Earth from an impact with a giant killer asteroid. [Via IHC]

Chris Hadfield’s Space Kitchen: How to Make a Sandwich in Space [Video]


No, but seriously geeks, is there anything this guy can’t do? I mean, it seems like he’s EVERYWHERE these days: Chatting with Captain Kirk on Twitter, answering questions on Reddit, singing along with the Barenaked Ladies, teaching people how astronauts cook, crap, wash and even clip their nails in space. Now what’s next Chris? How […]

Watch Asteroid DA14 as it Passes by Earth [Video]


Exciting isn’t it? :) This movie is composed of 73 radar images looped 9 times. Image resolution is at 4 meters per pixel. Radar observations of asteroid 2012 DA14 generated from data obtained by NASA’s Goldstone Solar System Radar on Feb. 15-16, 2013. During the observations, the space rock’s distance increased from 74,000 to 195,000 […]

Cool Science Experiment: The Folding Egg [Video]


The Folding Egg activity is actually an extension of the classic Rubber Egg experiment with a really fun twist. Just imagine the look on your friends’ faces when you show them an egg and then proceed to fold it in half several times until it forms a small white ball! Wait… it gets better. Just […]

The Universe Explained by MinutePhysics [Video]


A new episode of MinutePhysics which explores what the universe is. Enjoy! [MinutePhysics]

True Facts About The Mantis by Ze Frank


A new episode of True Facts by Ze Frank. This time, Ze takes a look at the Mantis, that crazy-looking insect that looks like it could snap your head from you shoulder if it would be just a little bigger. *Shivers. Previously on [GAS]: –True Facts About The Land Snail –True Facts About The Tarsier […]

The Mystery of Mangenta and How your Eyes Perceive Colors [Video]


Why doesn’t magenta appear in the rainbow? The answer lies not in physics but in biology. Science presenter Steve Mould demonstrates the strange phenomenon of colour mixing, in which not everything is as it seems. The cone cells within our eyes are responsible for the colours we see, but are only sensitive to Red, Green […]

Can You Name That Space Rock? [Picture]


Do you know the difference between a comet, an asteroid, a meteroid, a meteor and a meteorite? [Source: Tim Lillis – Narwhal Creative (on Flickr)]

Dropping a Big Red Hot Ball of Nickel in Hot Water [Video]


Last time, Youtuber Carsandwater dropped a red hot ball of nickel on a block of ice, and this time, he’s doing it in a cup of hot water. It gets pretty interesting toward the end of the video. This time using a larger nickel ball and hot water to prolong the effects, I did not […]

AWESOME New Geeks are Sexy T-Shirt: SCIENTIA POTENTIA EST (Regular and Lady Fit)


For science! Scientia Potentia Est! Knowledge is power in Latin, a homage to the early scientists of history. Available in regular and lady fit. Be sure to use Promo Code “geeksaresexy” to get 10% off from your order! –Scientia t-shirt (Regular) –Scientia t-shirt (Lady)

The Science of Love: Love from a Biological Perspective [Video]


The brain of someone in love, from a scientific perspective, looks awfully like one that’s on cocaine. Listen as ASAPScience explains why we crave, desire, and obsess over the one we love. [ASAPScience]