Tag: sun

Farming (Minecraft Animation)

Farming (Minecraft Animation)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 23, 2019

Hey dude, I got some seeds. Oh my god What are you waiting for? *cheers* Lets do it. Ahaa, Look out for this one. Ahahaha, Yes quite. Woah, this is hair raising stuff! *cheering* Ah, this is fun.

What Would It Take To Go 100% Solar?

What Would It Take To Go 100% Solar?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 19, 2019

The earth is in trouble. Well actually no that’s inaccurate really the earth is fine It’s humans that are in trouble. As our society expands so does our dependence on fossil fuels. And aside from the fact that using these increases the heat absorption in the atmosphere causing global climate to shift there may actually […]

Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

By Micah Moen 99 Comments August 14, 2019

I’m going to talk today about energy and climate. And that might seem a bit surprising, because my full-time work at the foundation is mostly about vaccines and seeds, about the things that we need to invent and deliver to help the poorest two billion live better lives. But energy and climate are extremely important […]

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 […]

What Would Happen If The Moon Disappeared

What Would Happen If The Moon Disappeared

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 10, 2019

(dramatic instrumental music) (clicking) – [Announcer] Our moon is on the move. Each year it drifts an estimated 1.5 inches further away from Earth and in the process, Earth’s rotation is actually slowing down. What if one night the moon simply disappeared? Would we miss it? (dramatic instrumental music) A full moon is on average […]

Quantization of Energy Part 1: Blackbody Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe

Quantization of Energy Part 1: Blackbody Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 8, 2019

Hey it’s professor Dave, let’s talk about the ultraviolet catastrophe. We know that the classical physics of Newton and pals reigned supreme for a few centuries, so what were the events that finally exposed its limitations? What was the first thing that suggested there was more to the universe than we had previously thought? This […]

Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 8, 2019

Planet Earth is the home of every lifeform, known to us, in the universe. Its age is about 1/3 of the age of the universe and, admitted, It is a thing of beauty. a slightly squashed fair with a heavy metal core, and a lighter surface crust, wrapped in a thin sliver of sweet air […]

The Sun Might Destroy the Earth Sooner Than You Think

The Sun Might Destroy the Earth Sooner Than You Think

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 5, 2019

How do you imagine the end of all things? I mean, the literal end of the world? It might not be the brightest of topics, but admit it, you’ve thought about it in your spare time. It’s just one of those things that randomly come to your mind. And I’ve got something here for ya! […]

Why do we have to wear sunscreen? – Kevin P. Boyd

Why do we have to wear sunscreen? – Kevin P. Boyd

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 3, 2019

Most of us think of the Sun as our friend. It helps plants grow, keeps us warm, and who doesn’t love to lie on the beach on a sunny day? But for all of it’s good qualities, the Sun can also be harmful in large amounts. That’s why we invented sunscreen. The purpose of sunscreen […]

10 Strange Ways To Save The Environment