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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. …


Discovering Life Under Antarctica’s Ice

Discovering Life Under Antarctica’s Ice

(atmospheric rock music) – These organisms are beautiful and iconic. There are certain types that are present nowhere else on earth. So it’s very important to study them. My name is Drew Lohrer, and I’m the principal investigator on Science Under the Ice. Science Under the Ice is what we’ve been calling our project where …


What a planet needs to sustain life | Dave Brain

What a planet needs to sustain life | Dave Brain

I’m really glad to be here. I’m glad you’re here, because that would be a little weird. I’m glad we’re all here. And by “here,” I don’t mean here. Or here. But here. I mean Earth. And by “we,” I don’t mean those of us in this auditorium, but life, all life on Earth — …


The Case For Non-Carbon Life | Could Aliens Exist? | Unveiled

The Case For Non-Carbon Life | Could Aliens Exist? | Unveiled

The Case For Non-Carbon Life The periodic table currently has 118 known elements on it, with more possible ones to be discovered. Yet out of all these possible elements, astrobiologists still consider carbon necessary for life and look for signs of it when searching for extraterrestrial life forms. Despite our carbon fixation, however, there are …


SAW physics challenge: click the right answer to survive

SAW physics challenge: click the right answer to survive

Hello you don’t know me but I know you. I want to play a game. As you clicked this video I released a slow acting toxic gas through the speakers of your device and yes. That’s definitely physically possible. only I have the antidote you’re probably wondering where you are and why you are here …


Finding life in the deep sea

Finding life in the deep sea

We’re some of the first people to explore this area. The seafloor and the oceans, really, are where life probably first formed on this planet. The ocean covers about 70% of our planet and yet there’s still so much that we don’t know about it. The amount of the ocean that has been seen with …


Bringing a fossil to life: Reverse engineering locomotion

Bringing a fossil to life: Reverse engineering locomotion

For decades people have been fascinated by creatures of the past. What did they look like? How did they move? Many theories have been developed for many species. Now researchers have turned their attention to an ancient creature called Orobates. Which lived before the dinosaurs roamed the earth. Using cutting-edge techniques, from computer modeling to …


Why Alien Life Would be our Doom – The Great Filter

Why Alien Life Would be our Doom – The Great Filter

Imagine NASA announced today that they found aliens. Bacteria on Mars, weird alien fish in the oceans of Europa, and also ancient alien ruins on Titan. Wouldn’t that be great? Well, no. It would be horrible news, devastating even. It could mean that the end of humanity is almost certain and that it might be …


Martin Hanczyc: The line between life and not-life

Martin Hanczyc: The line between life and not-life

So historically there has been a huge divide between what people consider to be non-living systems on one side, and living systems on the other side. So we go from, say, this beautiful and complex crystal as non-life, and this rather beautiful and complex cat on the other side. Over the last hundred and fifty …


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