The Logistics of the International Space Station

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at Brilliant.org/Wendover. Since November 2, 2000, the International Space Station has been continuously crewed meaning humanity has had a permanent presence in space. This importance of this station cannot be overstated—NASA has … “The Logistics of the International Space Station”

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The problems with rebuilding beaches

Imagine you’re on a beach. It’s flat, it’s wide. With pristine sand. Looks nice, right? Unfortunately, many beaches don’t look this way. They’re narrow, with steep cliffs, and waves breaking close to the property line. This is a beach that’s experiencing erosion. In America, about 80 to 90 percent of sandy coastlines have this problem. … “The problems with rebuilding beaches”

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Lead Poisoning Is Still a Huge Problem, But There Could Be a Quick Fix

Zapping water with electricity could save your life. Not something you thought we’d ever say? We’re shocked, too. By introducing an electric current into lead pipes filled with a harmless phosphate solution researchers at UC Berkeley were able to rapidly form a protective coating around corroded lead pipes, reducing leaching of this toxic element by … “Lead Poisoning Is Still a Huge Problem, But There Could Be a Quick Fix”

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How Much Heat Can Your Body Take Before Killing You?

It may be hot in the summer where you live, but here’s a question: how hot is too hot? Like, at what temperature does your body ACTUALLY start to break down? That escalated quickly. Well, so have the world’s seasonal temperatures. In Death Valley, one of the hottest places on earth, the average temperature for … “How Much Heat Can Your Body Take Before Killing You?”

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