Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Is Shifting South… So What Now?

You may have heard that the earth’s magnetic poles tend to move around. I mean, so do the geographic poles, but magnetic North and South are really mobile…and magnetic North in particular is moving real fast. Like, way faster than we thought it would. And the scientific community is coming up with some really exciting […]

Can We Colonize The Moon By 2024?

From whether we can get to it regularly, to why it would need to be done a certain way, join me as we explore whether we can colonize the moon by 2024! Let’s be honest with ourselves for a minute, shall we? As we begin this brand new decade of life on Earth, there are […]

Astronomers Captured Our Sun in the Highest Resolution Ever | SciShow News

[♪ INTRO] When you think about highlights of the night sky, you’re probably not thinking about the Sun. But depending on where you are in the world, the Sun can create some of the most dramatic displays out there. Near the poles, charged particles from the Sun create incredible light shows called auroras, also known […]

Solar Orbiter Will Take Mankind’s First Images of the Sun’s Poles | Countdown to Launch

For the last year, Parker Solar Probe has broken records in speed, collected unprecedented data, and achieved the closest approaches to the sun ever. But none of these insights were detailed images of the sun directly, I mean, if we’re heading to the only star in our planetary system, we want to see it, up […]

Climate change: Earth’s giant game of Tetris – Joss Fong

To understand climate change, think of the game “Tetris.” For eons, Earth has played a version of this game with blocks of carbon. They enter the atmosphere as carbon dioxide gas from volcanoes, decaying plant matter, breathing creatures and the surface of the sea. And they leave the atmosphere when they’re used by plants during […]

How Scientists Are Hunting for the Universe’s First Stars

Looking through a telescope is like looking back in time. Because light has a finite speed limit, the farther away you look, the deeper into the past you see. With radio telescopes we can even see the universe as it was just after the big bang, nearly 13.8 billion years ago. But after that early […]

Are There Planets More Habitable Than Earth?

[♪ INTRO] It’s pretty reasonable to assume that Earth is the ultimate Eden in the universe, a paradise planet that’s just perfect for life. After all, not only is it our home, but it’s also the only place we know life has evolved. But, as it turns out, there might be even better places to […]

What If All Cars Were Electric?

There was a time when our city streets sounded like this: Today, they sound like this: But what will the streets of tomorrow sound like? it’s only a matter of time before the internal combustion engine sputters out for good. This is ‘What If,’ and here’s what would happen if all cars went electric. In […]

Too late to stop Climate Change?

I get asked one particular question about climate change all the time. “So, are we already too late to stop climate change?” The short answer is that it’s never too late to take action on climate change. And the long answer is… well the rest of this video. You see I get where this question […]

What is a Transformer? An Electrical Transformer Tutorial

In this video I am going to explain how transformers work and show you how to wire one up to step mains voltages down to lower voltages that your projects may need. In my project we will step down 120V to 24V but the same principles will apply to most transformers. I’ll also give you […]