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Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Ivana Korom So there are lands few and far between on Earth itself that are hospitable to humans by any measure, but survive we have. Our primitive ancestors, when they found their homes and livelihood endangered, they dared to make their way into unfamiliar territories in search of better opportunities. And

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For those of you who for some reason are not obsessed with the Fermi paradox, Enrico Fermi posed the following – the same guy with the nuclear reactor in Chicago and all that – posed the following question. If there are alien worlds as you might claim since there are billions of stars in billions

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The sad story of reaching the speed of light or reaching a black hole. Imagine you’re about to launch in a hyper modern extremely fast spaceship sound amazing doesn’t it? Well physics isn’t too gentle though let’s see what happens if you reach the speed of light – or anywhere near it. To explain what’s

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It’s everywhere, and yet nowhere. You find it on Earth, but not in the dead of space. Yet it keeps you from floating into space. This is the power of gravity. Join us as we explore gravity in all of its elements. 9. What Is Gravity? So what exactly is gravity? I’m sure you have

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Longtime viewers of this channel know that we talk about black holes a lot. We just can’t seem to get enough of them. We give them so much attention but today we’re going to talk about their bizarro twins, white holes. Basically, a white hole is the hypothetical opposite of a black hole. Now I’d

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It may seem crazy to think that there are things in the universe scarier than a Black Hole, but a Neutron Star might just be that. Join us as we explore why that might be! 8. Let’s Define A Black Hole Before we get into the power and fear of Neutron Stars, it’s important to

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Thank you to Brilliant.org for sponsoring PBS Digital Studios. Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. Although according to a new paper, it may literally be infinitely smaller than we previously thought. Every time you walk out the door, light from the Big Bang strikes your face, enters

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I get the sense that most people have never met a scientist in their life much less be able to claim one as their friend. So, here I am visible in many ways – on the internet, social media, documentaries and people see that. And they write me a letter as though I am their

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How White Holes Work Black holes are among the strangest structures in all of space; vast and mysterious with powerful singularities where the rules of physics fall apart. It’s thought that they could hold the secrets to life, the universe and everything… And yet, their currently hypothetical counterparts are perhaps even stranger still! This is

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The possibility of dimensions of space beyond the three that we know about is an idea that it cropped up in the early part of the twentieth century and it has been with us ever since. Even our modern approach to unified theory, something called string theory, evokes the possibility of more dimensions than the

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