Tag: Space

Universe Size Comparison 3D

Universe Size Comparison 3D

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 25, 2019

Ceres, 950 km The Moon, 3500 km Callisto, 4800 km Mercury, 4900 km Mars, 6800 km Venus, 12000 Earth, 13000 km (You are Here) Kepler 22b, 30000 km Neptune, 50000 km Uranus, 51000 km Saturn, 120 000 km Jupiter, 140 000 km Proxima Centauri, 200 000 km The Sun, 1.4 Million km Sirius A, 2.5 […]

A Roadmap for Creating Space Ecosystems

A Roadmap for Creating Space Ecosystems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 24, 2019

– I mentioned that there is a roadmap. A roadmap to create space ecosystems where there is none. And so, we’re looking at doing this here, and potentially doing it in other countries so that collectively, it becomes a global space economy. And we start that with several elements. So for one, capacity building is […]

Your future tech may rely on deep-sea mining

Your future tech may rely on deep-sea mining

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 24, 2019

(subtle music) (water bubbling) – [Cory] There’s a conflict brewing at the bottom of the ocean. In the coming decade, it will play out thousands of feet down in deep dark expanses of sea floor. On one side of the battle are unique and alien like creatures: giant tube worms, yeti crabs, dandelion like jellyfish […]

The Deforestation of the Amazon (A Time Lapse)

The Deforestation of the Amazon (A Time Lapse)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 21, 2019

Something bad is happening now today AA

The Curious Life of a Mars Rover | Nat Geo Live

The Curious Life of a Mars Rover | Nat Geo Live

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 21, 2019

( 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 If The Sun Went Out for Just One Day

What If The Sun Went Out for Just One Day

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 17, 2019

All right, let’s all ponder this one : What if the Sun went out one day ? A lot of us take the Sun for granted. On sunny days, we complain that it’s too hot ! Yet, when it’s raining for days on end, we miss that big old ball of burning gas. But have […]

The Future of Ocean Exploration

The Future of Ocean Exploration

By Micah Moen 57 Comments August 17, 2019

With 95% of the ocean floor unexplored, the deep sea is Earth’s last frontier. Its pioneers are scientists leveraging the latest technology to cast light on the massive and incomprehensibly dark environment that extends more than 35,000 feet down. Until recently, this world was known only to our planet’s most unearthly species. This is the […]

This Mysterious Rotating Island Has Finally Been Explained

This Mysterious Rotating Island Has Finally Been Explained

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 16, 2019

– [Narrator] Located northwest of Buenos Aires, in Argentina, lies this strange circular island which appears to be almost in a perfectly round body of water. What’s particularly mysterious about this island is that it lies directly in the center of a mysterious lake that has been the location of numerous unrelated UFO sightings and […]

Is the Secret to Superhuman Performance in Your Gut? | The Swim

Is the Secret to Superhuman Performance in Your Gut? | The Swim

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 16, 2019

Long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte and the crew of Seeker are on a mission to bring attention to changing ocean ecosystems. But along the way, Ben’s internal ecosystem will change too, presenting scientists with a unique opportunity to show just how much our environment affects the millions of microbes swimming within us. JARRAD: The human microbiome […]

Are We Losing the Night Sky?

Are We Losing the Night Sky?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 15, 2019

Hey smart people, Joe here. For pretty much all of human history, this has meant the end of our day. Sure, we harnessed fire, and some artificial light, but we are not natural creatures of the night. But now we’re able to be part of the night like never before in human history. All thanks […]