All of us have, at one time or another, reached down to pick up a rock that has attracted us. Whether because of colour or shape, texture or pattern, rocks and minerals seem to call us towards them. There’s a good reason for this. Continue reading
Some say that beauty’s only skin-deep. But one veterinary surgeon and his team look beneath the surface…literally. Scott Echols says that we don’t actually know very much about the anatomy of animals because haven’t had a way to properly visualize it. But now, with the help of a new imaging technology called BriteVu, researchers have access to a trove of data on animal anatomy. Continue reading
Part of why we’re so fascinated with extinct dinosaurs it’s just hard for us to believe that animals that huge actually existed. And yet, they existed! From the Jurassic to the Cretaceous Periods, creatures as tall as a five-story building were shaking the Earth.
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So, you’re waiting for your dinner to arrive and you’re bored out of your mind. There’s nothing to read… the conversation is slim to none… and you’ve already counted all of the sugar packets. Hmmm? There’s a straw… and straws are interesting. Is there anything you can do with a straw to “be amazing?” Keep reading – in a matter of minutes you’ll have the entire restaurant upset by your science antics.
To do so will require a purpose-built space telescope and a parasol the size of a baseball diamond. Continue reading
Here at SciShow we love digging into the subject of dinosaurs! Join Blake de Pastino, co-host and co-creator of the new series PBS Eons, as he takes you into the deep past for a few of our favorite dinosaur episodes! Continue reading
Halloween is the perfect time for oozing, bubbling, eye-catching science! If you love to perform science demonstrations, Halloween is a wonderful excuse to fill the cooler with dry ice and get ready for a day filled with “ooze” and ahhhs! Great Halloween Science! Continue reading