Can We Launch Nuclear Waste Into the Sun? Why This is a Terrible Idea

When I look at the Sun, I don’t see a warm life-giving orb, nourishing all living creatures here on Earth. No, I see that fiery ball as a cosmic garbage compactor. A place I can dump all my household garbage, to make room for new impulse purchases. I mean, the Sun is right there, not […]

Seasons and the Sun: Crash Course Kids 11.1

[INTRO MUSIC] Winter, spring, summer, fall, Seasons, I just love them all. Other than inspiring me to make up goofy poetry, why wouldn’t you love the seasons? There’s always something to look forward to! You already know that summer means long days of fun in the sun, and winter means shorter days. Not to mention […]

The Story of Apollo 11 and the First Men on the Moon: the Moon Landing for Kids – FreeSchool

You’re watching FreeSchool! Mission Control: That’s 15 seconds, guidance is internal. 12, 11, 10, 9, ignition sequence start… 6… 5…4… 3… 2… 1… zero. All engines running. We have a liftoff! Liftoff on Apollo 11! Astronauts: Four forward, drifting to the right a little. 30 seconds. Contact light. Okay, engine stop. Tranquility base here. The […]

★ The Biggest MONSTER Stars – Compared to our Sun

Earth, the third planet from the sun. With a equatorial diameter of 12,756 km, or 7,926 miles it`s the fifth largest planet in the solar system. But still, it`s a speck compared to the Sun. It makes up as much as 99,8 % of the total mass of the Solar System and it is so […]