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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

Designer babies, the end of diseases, genetically modified humans that never age. Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality. The only thing we know for sure is that things will change irreversibly.  

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Death From Space — Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained

There are cosmic snipers firing at random into the universe. What are they and what happens if they hit us?  

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity.

Is there a border we will never cross? Are there places we will never be able to reach, no matter what? It turns out there are. Far, far more than you might have thought…  

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: What Happened Before History? Human Origins

Humans. We have been around for a while now. When we think about our past we think about ancient civilizations, the pyramids, stuff like that. But this is only a tiny, tiny part of our history.

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Safe and Sorry – Terrorism & Mass Surveillance

A chip implanted in Ian Burkhart’s brain allows him to move his hands using his own thoughts. Mass surveillance is the intricate surveillance of an entire or a substantial fraction of a population in order to monitor that group of citizens.  

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Space Elevator – Science Fiction or the Future of Mankind?

So. Space elevators. Are they are thing that we should talk about? The concept for a space elevator was actually first published in 1895 by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky but limited by contemporary materials it has until recently been a science fiction dream. These elevators is also referred to as , space bridges, space lifts, space ladders, sky-hooks and orbital elevators. Recent concepts for a space elevator …

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In a Nutshell – Kurzgesagt : What Is Something?

What is something? On the most fundamental level thinkable, what are things? Why are things? And why do things behave the way they do?  

In a Nutshell – Kurzgesagt: What Is Light?

We are so used to some things that we stopped wondering about them. Like light. What is light? Some kind of wavy thing, right? Kind of.  

Kurz Gesagt – In a Nutshell: What if there was a black hole in your pocket?

What would happen to you if a black hole the size of a coin suddenly appeared in your pocket? Lets find out!  

Kurz Gesagt: The Fermi Paradox 1/2 — Where Are All The Aliens?

The universe is unbelievably big – trillions of stars and even more planets. Soo… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? Why don’t we see any aliens? Where are they? And more importantly, what does this tell us about our own fate in this gigantic and scary universe? Videos, …

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Kurzgesagt: Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

Planet Earth is this solid thing you are standing on right now. In your everyday life you don’t really waste a thought about how amazing this is. A giant, ancient, hot rock. How did it come into existence and how big is it really? You will be surprised. The ground you are standing on is …

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Kurzgesagt: The History and Future of Everything — Time

How much time do you have left? Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around things. So we teamed up with the awesome blog “Wait but Why” and made this video to help you putting things in perspective with some …

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