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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.

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    Bonus: Virgin Galactic and the Making of a Modern Astronaut
    10:39
  2. 2.
    397 - The Devastating Collapse of the Arecibo Telescope
    10:20
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    238 - When Does Your Intelligence Peak?
    5:43
  4. 4.
    305 - Does CBD Oil Work?
    7:57
  5. 5.
    396 - Wait a Minute! How Am I Still Getting Sick on Lockdown?
    8:14
  6. 6.
    395 - How to Conceive a Boy or a Girl (According to Science)
    9:45
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    394 - Can Anything Go Faster Than the Speed of Light?
    8:50
  8. 8.
    393 - Is Melatonin Safe? Should You Stop Taking It?
    8:48
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    392 - How We Know a Supermassive Black Hole Lurks in the Center of Our Galaxy
    11:32
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    391 - Phobias and Fears—Can You Literally Be Scared to Death?
    6:33
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    307 - The Science of Tipping Points: How 25% Can Create a Majority
    9:56
  4. 12.
    390 - What Happens to Saltwater Fish in Fresh Water?
    10:13
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    389 - What Are the Coldest and Hottest Temperatures Possible?
    7:23
  6. 14.
    388 - Astronomers Found a Sign of Life on Venus—What Does It Mean?
    7:21
  7. 15.
    387 - How Do We Control Wildfires? The Surprising Facts
    9:13
  8. 16.
    278 - Asteroid, Meteor, Meteorite, and Comet: What's the Difference?
    7:35
  9. 17.
    386 - What Is a Derecho? A Meteorologist Explains
    14:28
  10. 18.
    385 - Why Do We Need to Save the Bees?
    7:30
  11. 19.
    201 - How Memory Works and 6 Tips to Improve It
    9:12
  12. 20.
    384 - Did Scientists Just Unravel One Mystery of Stonehenge?
    10:08
  13. 21.
    383 - What Does Your Blood Type Mean? How Rare Is Yours?
    10:45
  14. 22.
    318 - How Do Meteorologists Calculate "Feels Like" Temperature?
    5:30
  15. 23.
    382 - Emotional, Irritated, Faking It—Why Do Humans Cry?
    7:50
  16. 24.
    381 - Wearing a Mask During Coronavirus—Separating Myths from Facts
    13:11
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    380 - Can Nukes Actually Stop a Devastating Hurricane?
    8:30
  18. 26.
    379 - Is It Aliens? A Science Writer On UFOs and Her Visit to Area 51
    11:34
  19. 27.
    243 - 8 Rules for Picking the Right Sunscreen According to Science
    7:29
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    378 - Without Plate Tectonics, Earth Might Not Support Life
    8:43
  21. 29.
    377 - Did a Virus Make Us Mammals?
    7:56
  22. 30.
    376 - Has NASA Found a Parallel Universe?
    9:29
  23. 31.
    375 - "Is Takeout Safe?" and Other Food Safety Questions
    16:05
  24. 32.
    281 - Do Microwaves Cause Cancer? (And 3 Other Microwave Myths)
    10:10
  25. 33.
    374 - Subterranean Rivers—Water Flowing Underground
    7:55
  26. 34.
    373 - Why Is a NASA Spacecraft Currently Orbiting an Asteroid?
    7:47
  27. 35.
    372 - Can I Visit Just One Family During the Pandemic?
    7:04
  28. 36.
    371 - What Is the Air Quality Like Near You?
    7:10
  29. 37.
    370 - What's the Difference Between Germs, Bacteria, and Viruses?
    11:47
  30. 38.
    369 - Is Pollution Clearing While We're Staying Home?
    5:56
  31. 39.
    368 - Coronavirus Myths and Facts with Epidemics Expert Dr. Jonathan Quick
    15:35
  32. 40.
    174 - How Are Seasonal Flu Vaccines Made?
    10:02
  33. 41.
    367 - How Can I Sanitize My Smartphone and My House?
    9:53
  34. 42.
    366 - What Is a Chimera? Could You Be One?
    9:15
  35. 43.
    365 - The Science of Composting
    10:17
  36. 44.
    364 - How Long Would It Take to Fall Through the Earth?
    8:26
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    363 - Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse
    11:43
  38. 46.
    362 - The Science of Soulmates
    8:06
  39. 47.
    361 - What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus
    8:10
  40. 48.
    360 - Stars Are Suns, Suns Are Bright—So, Why Is the Night Sky Dark?
    8:31
  41. 49.
    359 - Why Do Skunks Smell So Bad and What Can You Do About It?
    7:05
  42. 50.
    273 - The Fascinating Physics of Figure Skating
    7:58

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