The Sound of Saturn

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

The Cassini spacecraft has been detecting intense radio emissions from the planet Saturn. They come from the planet’s aurorae, where magnetic field lines thread the polar regions. These signals have been shifted into the range of human hearing and compressed in time. For more information about how NASA produced this track, go to…

EARTHLINGS 101

February 13, 2016 / 0 comments

Earthlings 101 is a beginner’s guide for alien visitors. No matter whether you are a space tourist, an alien scientist or a galactic warlord – if you want to learn more about human nature, this channel is for you. – Concept, artwork and text by me – Music by OcularNebula – Speech synthesis by Ivona

THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT, RICHARD FEYNMAN INTERVIEW (1981)

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Fifty minutes of PURE Feynman! This is the original Horizon Nova interview – essential for any Feynman fan… and for everyone else too!”I’m an explorer, OK I like to find out!” Richard Feynman, physicist and adventurer extraordinary…THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT was filmed in 1981 and will delight and inspire anyone who would like…

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THE SECRET LIFE OF CHAOS

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

THE SECRET LIFE OF CHAOS FULL DOCUMENTARY Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand. It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has…

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ORDER AND DISORDER

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

ORDER AND DISORDER: ENERGY Professor Jim Al-Khalili discovers the intriguing story of how we discovered the rules that drive the universe. Energy is vital to us all, but what exactly is energy? In attempting to answer this question Jim investigates a strange set of laws that link together everything from engines to humans to stars….

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BELOUSOV-ZHABOTINSKY REACTIONS

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

The main indication of the presence of life is a profound departure from equilibrium. I However, textbooks of Biochemistry and General Biology invariably obscure this fact by using equilibrium or steady-state approaches when attempting to explain the thermodynamics of biological processes. 2’3 Non-equilibrium thermodynamics is generally absent from under-graduate Biology courses. (If present at all it is usually…

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BUBBLES

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Bubble-smith Sterling Johnson on Stinson Beach Canon 550D T2i test footage music: J. S. Bach: Prelude in C (BWV 846) performed by Kevin MacLeod, from incompetech.com used under Creative Commons license stinson beach bubbles canon 550d t2i test footage double rainbow

CHOMSKY & KRAUSS: AN ORIGINS PROJECT DIALOGUE

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

oin intellectual giant Noam Chomsky and noted physicist and public intellectual Lawrence Krauss for an intimate evening of conversation at the Origins Project Dialogue. Science, Mind, and Politics is a candid and unscripted conversation on contemporary issues on the nature of humanity, the power of science and the mind, and global social justice.  

CAMPER KILLER COMENTARY #10: IS REALITY REAL

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

A ridiculous mix up of a person playing Call of Duty while stating the history of facts and theories that surround our understanding of the universe and where it came from:  Is reality real or a simulated hologram? MR SIFF discusses the possibility that our reality is actually a 2 dimensional hologram projected from outside…

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RICHARD FEYNMAN ON QUANTUM MECHANICS

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

Lecture given by Richard Feynman on the subject of quantum mechanics