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Veritasium: The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020

Veritasium visited NASA JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) the leading U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system and has 19 spacecraft and 10 major instruments carrying out planetary, Earth science, and space-based astronomy missions. Some of the greatest moments in the history of space exploration have taken place at JPL. NASA’s forthcoming Mars project …

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Veritasium: The Illusion of Truth

If you repeat something enough times, it comes to feel good and true. This episode was inspired by the book Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, which summarizes research that he conducted over decades, often in collaboration with Amos Tversky. It covers all three phases of his career: …

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Veritasium: The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Who on Earth is exposed to the most ionizing radiation? Veritasium got the answer. As described; I’m filming a documentary for TV about how Uranium and radioactivity have shaped the modern world. It will be broadcast in mid-2015, details to come. The filming took me to the most radioactive places on Earth (and some places, …

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Veritasium: Anti-Gravity Wheel?

Published on Mar 17, 2014 Ever wondered how gravity interacts with gyro precession, here is your answer.