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Real-Life Robots

Real-Life Robots

What do you picture in your mind, when you think of … robots? Do you think of a walking, talking piece of metal like this? A lot of people do! Because some robots really do look sort of like people… But, despite what you see in the movies, most real-life robots don’t look like us. …


The Curious Life of a Mars Rover | Nat Geo Live

The Curious Life of a Mars Rover | Nat Geo Live

( intro music ) ( applause ) Kobie Boykins: Tonight what we are going to try to do… we are going to take an exploration, an exploration of the planet surface of Mars. And we are going to look at that planet through the eyes of Rovers. And the first Rovers we’re going to talk …


What Drugs Do You Need to Survive in Space?

What Drugs Do You Need to Survive in Space?

Space medicine. Is a thing. And no, we’re not talking about medicines made of compounds discovered on Mars. At least not yet. We’re talking about the drugs you would need to survive in space. It’s a little more than an Advil, I can tell you that much. Turns out, getting to and living in space …


Biosphere 2: A Faulty Mars Survival Test Gets a Second Act | Retro Report

Biosphere 2: A Faulty Mars Survival Test Gets a Second Act | Retro Report

Okay, we’re ready to light this candle. Let’s go to Mars. What was once the stuff of Sci-Fi films, living on other planets, is now a focus of serious scientific research. A NASA-backed research team has emerged from eight months of isolation on a remote Hawaiian volcano. There they are leaving, after spending a year …


Surprising Ways We Could Survive Another Planet | Unveiled

Surprising Ways We Could Survive Another Planet | Unveiled

The Surprising Ways Humans Could Survive on Other Planets Sooner or later, the Earth will end. Whether it’s via climate change or as our own sun transforms into a red giant, it’s destined to die eventually. If we’re alive to see that happen, humanity will be faced with a tough decision: where could we call …


Will We Survive Mars? – Glad You Asked S1 (E1)

Will We Survive Mars? – Glad You Asked S1 (E1)

( music playing )– Uh-oh. – Ow, ow, ow, ow. The pain. Ready? Ah! We’re in the middle of an ancient lake basin, that scientists think is one of the most Martian places on Earth. And we’re stuck.We’re stuck here because I had a question.NASA says the first humanswill set foot on Mars in the …


How NYC plans to survive the next superstorm

How NYC plans to survive the next superstorm

– [Voiceover] Water is flooding into New York City. – [Voiceover] Looks like LaGuardia is just sinking into the ocean there. – You gotta take a look at this. All the winds have picked up and this is what happens, debris-like pieces of the boardwalk have come for three blocks. – Sandy is coming. The …



How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets?

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 …


First Animal to Survive in Space

First Animal to Survive in Space

We’ve been sending creatures up into space for a long time. And tardigrades, among other microorganisms, are special in that they can withstand these extremes of temperature. So they decided, well, let’s see if they can withstand the real vacuum. And the perfect vacuum is in space. As we send tardigrades into space, the question …

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