Tag: life

Why Does Deep Sea Life Look So Strange?

Why Does Deep Sea Life Look So Strange?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 15, 2019

You unlock this world with a deep sea submersible. At 1000 meters you’re moving into a world of both shadows and wet substance, of things and stranger things, you have just crossed into… the bathypelagic zone. Hello there land lubbers, Julian here for DNews. Until July 10, 2016 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship […]

Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 15, 2019

Rogue planets are planets that travel through the universe alone. They inhabit the dark and vast space between the stars. Drifting alone through eternal darkness, no light warms their surfaces, and they’re exposed to the freezing cold of outer space. They know no seasons, no days, and no nights, which could give away the passing […]

Jack Szostak (Harvard/HHMI) Part 1: The Origin of Cellular Life on Earth

Jack Szostak (Harvard/HHMI) Part 1: The Origin of Cellular Life on Earth

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 14, 2019

My name is Jack Szostak, I’m a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, I’m an Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, where my labs are, and I’m also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In this lecture, what I’d like to tell you about is recent advances in work from my lab on […]

The biology of our best and worst selves | Robert Sapolsky

The biology of our best and worst selves | Robert Sapolsky

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 14, 2019

Chris Anderson: So Robert spent the last few years think about how weird human behavior is, and how inadequate most of our language trying to explain it is. And it’s very exciting to hear him explain some of the thinking behind it in public for the first time. Over to you now, Robert Sapolsky. (Applause) […]

Sadhguru’s Top 10 Rules For Success (@SadhguruJV)

Sadhguru’s Top 10 Rules For Success (@SadhguruJV)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 14, 2019

just labour is not going to get you somewhere right kind of action the right timing right place all this is important isn’t it the events around you may not be determined by you but how your experience of life is on this planet is 100% determined by you believe me you’re not going to […]

Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

One day the universe will die. But why? And how? And will the universe be dead forever? And how do we know that? First of all, the universe is expanding. And not only that, the rate of its expansion is accelerating. The reason: dark energy. Dark energy is a strange phenomenon that scientists believe permeates […]

The Forest Gardener | Dan Harris-Pascal | TEDxCanberra

The Forest Gardener | Dan Harris-Pascal | TEDxCanberra

By Micah Moen 27 Comments August 11, 2019

Translator: Daniel Harris-Pascal Reviewer: Denise RQ When I was asked to speak here at Tedx Canberra as a passionate ecologist and designer, I could not resist presenting on food production and particularly urban food production, an area whose future is uncharted. What is known about the future of food production, is that the quantity of […]

How do smart people make smart decisions? | Gerd Gigerenzer | TEDxNorrköping

How do smart people make smart decisions? | Gerd Gigerenzer | TEDxNorrköping

By Micah Moen 57 Comments August 11, 2019

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Carlos Arturo Morales How to make good decisions? If you open a book on rational choice, you will likely read the following message: look before you leap, analyze before you act. List all alternatives, all the consequences, and estimate the utilities and do the calculation. This is a beautiful mathematical scheme, […]

Life Requires Free Energy

Life Requires Free Energy

By Micah Moen 50 Comments August 9, 2019

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and welcome to biology essentials video number 12. This is on free energy and how life requires free energy. Now I am going to assume that you know what free energy is. If you don’t, make sure you watch the video that I made called Gibbs Free Energy. And it talks […]

Tundra Biome: Informational Video

Tundra Biome: Informational Video

By Micah Moen 30 Comments August 9, 2019

permafrost is permanently frozen ground that is covered in permanent ice there are many animals in the tundra the tundra is could and there is marine life and and life the marine life consists of beluga whales and narwhals.