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Let’s talk about Earth’s Black Box – Beau of the Fifth Column

Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7

In which Hank and John Green teach you about humanity conquering the Earth. Or at least moving from Africa into the rest of the Earth. As human beings spread out across the world and populations grew, humanity reached a critical mass of innovators, and collective learning took off! All these innovations were great for lotsContinue reading “Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7”

Carl Sagan on Extraterrestrials – Blank on Blank

The incomprehensible vastness of the universe, the wonder of our own place in it all… Carl Sagan was able to explain the science of space in a way everyone could understand. Among his long list of roles and accomplishments, the Cornell professor and NASA advisor is possibly best known for the 13-part television series, Cosmos,Continue reading “Carl Sagan on Extraterrestrials – Blank on Blank”

During climate hearing, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas asks if agencies can ‘change the Earth’s orbit’

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert knows jack shit about science. But that sure hasn’t stopped the East Texas Republican from making a litany of fascinating scientific observations. Anyone remember when he said climate change was great because it helps plants grow, that the Alaskan pipeline aided the sex lives of caribou or that he didn’t need a mask during the pandemicContinue reading “During climate hearing, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas asks if agencies can ‘change the Earth’s orbit’”