Science - 5

Evolution and Irreducible Complexity

Evolution and Irreducible Complexity

Another excellent series by QualiaSoup (the author of Atheism and Critical Thinking and Secular Morality). He discusses the following questions: What is evolution (and what is it not)? What is a theory in science? Genetic inheritance. Artificial selection and natural selection. Mutation. Epigenetic...

8.86

Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

This little documentary is talking about Microbes and why some are good, some are bad and what they have done for mankind. Microbes have given us some devastating diseases, everything from the Black Death to cholera, syphilis, typhoid and the occasional yeast infection....

8.73

Dinosaur Eggs and Babies

Dinosaur Eggs and Babies

Discoveries of dinosaur eggs, nests, and even embryos, are providing new evidence to unlock the mysteries of dinosaur reproductive behavior. This educational program explores the mysteries of dinosaur reproduction with animation and interviews with renowned dinosaur experts including Robert Bakker, Philip Currie, Mark...

8.36

The Chemistry of Almost Everything

The Chemistry of Almost Everything

Chemistry is involved in everything and is everywhere. This series explains how some of the processes work. Professor Steven Ley from Cambridge University discusses the development of a molecule in his research lab. He describes a compound so strong that just a tablespoon...

8.50

Moons of the Solar System

Moons of the Solar System

How did the solar system form? Are we alone in the Universe? What are alien atmospheres made of? These questions can be answered by studying the solar system's vast family of satellites. This collection of videos looks at five of the most intriguing...

8.39

The Strange World of Nanoscience

The Strange World of Nanoscience

Where and what is nano? How will it shape our future? Nanoscience is the study of phenomena and manipulation of materials at the nanoscale, where properties differ significantly from those at a larger scale. The strange world of Nanoscience - it can take...

9.01

Extinctions

Extinctions

More than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. As new species evolve to fit ever changing ecological niches, older species fade away. But the rate of extinction is far from constant. At least a handful of...

5.74

Cosmic Collisions

Cosmic Collisions

Right now, massive meteors and asteroids are orbiting dangerously close to Earth. Some may even be poised to hit us in the foreseeable future! Where are they? What type of damage will they cause? What can we do stop a caroming asteroid thats...

8.06

World's Oldest Child

World's Oldest Child

The discovery of a child's bones in Morocco may change our views of the origins of humanity. Ancient human bones are rare, so when the skull and upper torso of a child are found buried in a Moroccan cave, they raise many questions....

7.17

Learning to Think Critically

Learning to Think Critically

From the author: Despite great strides in our understanding, the average person still does not understand science in the facts or in the practice, and instead fills the void with pseudoscience. This reflects a worldview that values an emphasis on commonly accepted, traditional...

6.82