Could We Terraform Mars?

Thanks to LEGO – presenting LEGO City – for their support of PBS Digital Studios. Humanity’s future is glorious. As we master space travel, we’ll hop from one lifeless world to the next. Life will blossom in our path and the galaxy with shimmer with beautiful Earth-like orbs. Hmmm… maybe. This won’t sound so far […]

A Journey to the End of the Universe

What will happen to us in the next few hundred years? Or a thousand? How will the Universe end? How the heck should I know? Hey, nobody knows for sure, but we can gather all the existing theories together and find it out. Good thing we’ve got this time projector here to check it out […]

The helical model – our solar system is a vortex

El viejo modelo heliocéntrico de nuestro sistema solar… …de planetas rotando alrededor del sol… …no solo es aburrido, sino además incorrecto. Nuestro Sistema Solar se mueve a través del espacio a 70.000Km/hr Ahora imagina esto en su lugar: El Sol es como un cometa, arrastrando a los planetas en su estela Puedes ver el “vórtice”? […]

The World’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: 2019-2040’s (Season 2 – Complete)

These are the most ambitious megaprojects in development around the world. No other country, with the exception of China and perhaps India, is undergoing a bigger building boom than Turkey. The Turkish government is overseeing a $400 billion spending spree on infrastructure that it hopes will lay the groundwork for a rapid economic rise. The […]

Elon Musk – Solar & Nuclear on Mars

Mars actually has a huge amount of water and water ice. So I don’t think we’ll really suffer a water shortage on Mars. The main thing about Mars is actually going to be energy. If you have energy there’s plenty of water because there’s massive amounts of ice. So it is really just about getting […]

Nuclear Space Propulsion

Nuclear thermal, we have been working nuclear thermal propulsion technology at a low level for years. This year the Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA is picking it up in our Game Changing Development program and our focus right now on developing the fuel for a reactor, for a nuclear thermal propulsion system and so […]

The Secret to Planet Formation Might Be Hiding in the ‘Fulton Gap’

Starting in 2009, the spacecraft Kepler scanned the night sky hunting for distant worlds. Over the course of its nearly decade long mission, it identified over 2,300 confirmed exoplanets, making us realize the galaxy was much fuller than we previously thought. But poring over the data, something jumps out at you: we seem to be […]

This monster plant is trying to take over. What if we let it?

(electronic music) – [Narrator] So this, believe it or not, is Silicon Valley. That’s Facebook’s headquarters there, like 15 hundred feet away, but a lot of the valley looks like this, marshland and empty wasteland. But there’s actually this big messy story happening right here in the middle of nowhere. It’s a story about humans […]

Sun Will Bake Us Sooner Than You Think

How do you imagine the end of all things? I mean, the literal end of the world? It might not be the brightest of topics, but admit it, you’ve thought about it in your spare time. It’s just one of those things that randomly come to your mind. And I’ve got something here for ya! […]

10 Unsettling Solar System Possibilities

While decades of solar system exploration has answered many of humanity’s questions about the nature and formation of this star system, with in depth study comes even more mysteries and odd possibilities. Some of them are intriguing and strange, and some of them are outright unsettling. So here are ten of the most unsetling Solar […]