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How Scientists Found the First Type of Molecule in the Universe | SciShow News

[ ♪ Intro ] Almost 14 billion years ago, the universe began with a big bang. And while that was great and all, the real space news lately has been about what happened around a quarter of a million years later. By then, the newborn universe had finally cooled down enough for neutral, uncharged atoms […]

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Michael Flynn – Synthetic Biological Membrane | NASA Public Lecture | Science Lecture

Welcome to that 2016 NASA Ames summer series To achieve human space exploration envisioned by science fiction authors we must take into consideration life support requirements When searching for habitable planets we look for liquid water Water is key to life as we know it and for human space exploration Today’s presentation entitled synthetic biological […]

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The Universe’s First Type of Molecule Is Found at Last

The Universe today is filled with planets, stars, galaxies… But what came before? (Dramatic music. Sound of explosion) After the Big Bang, the early universe only had a few types of atoms – mostly helium and hydrogen. Scientists believe that helium and hydrogen began to combine to form the universe’s first molecule, called helium hydride. […]

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The Einstein myth: Why the cult of personality is bad for science | Michelle Thaller

So Jonathan you ask a question that actually gets to the heart of a lot of my ideas about science and culture. And you ask about the celebrity culture. We hear about these famous scientists, it goes Albert Einstein or Stephen Hawking or Neil deGrasse Tyson; we know of these wonderful kind of larger than […]

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