Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-berlin-wall-konrad-h-jarausch On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin. This night marked the beginning of one of history’s most infamous dividing lines: the Berlin Wall. Construction continued for a decade as the wall cut through neighborhoods, separated families, and
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Life on Europa, Jupiter’s Moons, Ice Fishing and Racket Sports New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Where there is water, there is life—and Europa’s got water alright: scientists believe it has twice the volume of Earth’s oceans swirling beneath
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateSPACE Thanks to The Great Courses Plus for sponsoring this episode of Space Time. Try a 30 day trial of The Great Course Plus at http://ow.ly/m8ms306GoxP. Quasars … the most metal thing in the universe. Support us on
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Can you solve for the area of the square and the length of the tangent line? Special thanks this month to Fiona Harper, Kyle, Mike Robertson, Michael Anvari, Robert Zarnke. Thanks to all supporters on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Adapted from a puzzle by Twitter @Cshearer41 (Catriona Agg) A semicircle and quarter circle inside a square. How
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Tadashi Tokieda is back, this time with Moiré Patterns. More with Tadashi: http://bit.ly/tadashi_vids More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Out thanks also to our Patreon supporters, especially: Jeff Straathof Ken Baron Today I Found Out Roman Urbanovski Joanna & Mehdi Christian Cooper Peggy Y John Buchan Bill Shillito Andrzej ‘Yester’ Fiedukowicz Ripta
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Surely decimal numbers are easier to understand than binary? So why don’t computers use them? Professor Brailsford explains the relationships between binary, power and simplicity. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/NlWuTYhF8KM Colossus & Bletchley Park: https://youtu.be/9HH-asvLAj4 Inside a Data Centre: https://youtu.be/fd3kSdu4W7c Steve Furber on ARM: https://youtu.be/1jOJl8gRPyQ Fishy Codes – Bletchley’s Other Secret: https://youtu.be/Ou_9ntYRzzw http://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This
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Ever wonder how Einstein proved E=mc²? This is how. Pi day (3.14) is Albert Einstein’s Birthday! To celebrate, we’ll explain 4 of his most groundbreaking papers from 1905, when he was just 26 years old. minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic
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Energy drinks- you’ve had them, or at least you’re well aware of their presence in today’s culture. But what is actually in these things? Especially the mysterious ingredient TAURINE? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t
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Physicist Michio Kaku explains why other universes in the mulitverse could have many more dimensions—and could comprise Einstein’s “Mind of God.” New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the
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Featuring Simon Singh – catch him on the latest Numberphile Podcast too… https://youtu.be/kOttzKC33Vk More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Catch the Numberphile Podcast at: http://bit.ly/Numberphile_Pod_Playlist or at https://www.numberphile.com/podcast/ More videos with Simon on Numberphile: http://bit.ly/SimonSinghPlay Simon has written a book about math in The Simpsons and Futurama… And other books… https://amzn.to/2N05qJn Futurama
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Did you know that bananas are berries, but strawberries aren’t? A lot of thought goes into classifying fruits and vegetables, and it all has to do with anatomy. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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Check out our new website! https://www.minuteearth.com/ Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. http://www.squarespace.com/minuteearth Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ Astringent plant chemicals called tannins bind proteins on mucous membrane and skin, generating a prickly, puckery mouthfeel from foods and letting us “tan” skins into leather. ___________________________________________ If you want to learn more
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Will solar power replace fossil fuels as the main energy source? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku: Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the world today. He has written 4 New York
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In an increasingly social world, author Susan Cain argues that we undervalue the power of the introvert at our peril. How can organisations ensure that the best ideas dominate, rather than those of the most vocal and assertive people? Susan Cain is in conversation with Jon Ronson, journalist, humourist and documentary maker. Listen to the
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Hank tells the story of the mysterious star known as “Methuseleh,” and why scientists think that it is the oldest known star in the universe. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Tardigrade Poster: http://vid.io/xom SciShow Mug: http://vid.io/xoa SciShow
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