The Electric Thruster That Could Send Humans to Mars

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode of SciShow Space! To learn more, go to CuriosityStream.com/space. [ intro ] When you imagine humans on their way to Mars, you probably imagine them in a spacecraft with big, explosive, chemical engines. And that’s totally reasonable. Humans need to travel with a lot of stuff, and engines […]

Pluto 101 | National Geographic

– [Instructor] At the edge of the solar system Pluto pushes the boundaries of our understanding of the universe. Nestled within the far flung Kuiper belt the dwarf planet is believed to be one of the countless celestial objects left over from the formation of the solar system. While it is one of the Kuiper […]

Is it Wrong to Fly? – Glad You Asked S1

This is me in China in 1996, on a trip to see where my family came from.That trip was the first time that I rode in an airplane,and the first time that I got stuck in an airport.We’ve been waiting here for 9 hours now! Air travel is one of the great privileges of living […]

Will We Ever Cure Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, right behind skin cancer. While it largely affects women, it can also occur in men. Fortunately, thanks to awareness, early detection, and research, survival rates have increased but there’s still a lot we’re learning. So how far have we come […]

Get Ready for a New Star in the Night Sky! | SciShow News

{♫Intro♫} Stars explode and die all the time, but they’re so faint and far away that on Earth, we rarely notice. Dying stars we can see with the naked eye are few and far between. Luckily for us, though, three astronomers announced at the American Astronomical Society meeting last week that in not too long, […]

How Long Could You Survive on Each Solar System Planet?

There are 9 planets in our solar system right now. But we only live on one of them, and aim to expand to another soon, but what of the others? Could we live on them? Join us as we explore how long you’d survive on the other planets. 9. Mercury Let’s go first to last […]

This Indestructible NASA Camera Revealed Hidden Patterns on Jupiter

Here’s this planet with all these incredible storms going on. It’s that awe when you’re confronted with something that’s completely natural, no human had any hand in it. I think it gives you a sense of the power of nature. One of the most resourceful digital cameras to ever travel beyond Earth is capturing hidden […]

How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets?

As far as we know, Earth is the only place in our solar system where humans can survive without a spacesuit. So if we ventured outside the cushy confines of our home, how long would we live on the other planets? Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, is actually not the hottest of the […]

Moon: Industrial Complex

This episode is sponsored by Brilliant. The Moon has beckoned to humanity throughout history, and it will soon be our ladder, extending our reach further into the cosmos. Today we’ll be looking at the Moon, and how it might in the century to come serve as a vital manufacturing and fuel refining depot and stepping […]

How Could We Get To Mars In Only 28 Hours?

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin. Everyone always wants to get to Mars. Unfortunately, the journey would be a long one, taking hundreds of days of travel with our current technology. Well, what if we could shorten that time to only a matter of days by throwing away our spaceships and using something that’s already […]