How Scientists Found The Oldest Rock On Earth

Scientists recently found the oldest thing on Earth, a zircon crystal, and it dates back to 4.4 billion years ago! Carbon dating is a helpful tool in order to date old things, but it’s limited. Trace is joined by Elise Andrew from I F***king Love Science to talk about how exactly scientists were able to …

10 Most Shocking Acts of Mother Nature

Mother Nature can be a tempestuous madam at times, as when she’s not burning everything with fire tornadoes or causing space lasers appear in the sky, she’s busy making lions have seizures and monkeys start wars. Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com Sharknadoes are thankfully a work of fiction; terrible, wonderful fiction. This …

The Earth’s Magnetic Shield Cracked, Are We Doomed?

Earth’s magnetosphere protects us from harmful radiation in space, but scientists have just found a crack in it. Are we doomed? How Radiation Changes Your DNA – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Scientists have detected a crack in Earth’s magnetic shield “Scientists have been investigating one of the most powerful …

Did Earth Always Have Water?

In the developing days of planet Earth, the environment was not ideal for creating water. How did Earth’s water get here? There’s Water On Mars Here’s Everything You Need To Know ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Earth’s Water was Present During Planetary Birth “Analysis of water samples from Earth’s …

5 Most Highly Forbidden Places On Earth

Top 5 Most Highly Forbidden Places on Earth. My dad’s gun cabinet, my mom’s makeup box, my sister’s underwear drawer; these are the places I was forbidden from entering when I was a kid…… Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com Metro 2 is the codename for a purported secret metro system which lies …

What If Earth Never Had A Moon?

What would our earth look like if we never had a moon? Why Does Coffee Make You Poop? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: What if we had no moon? “It’s easy to think of the moon as our affable neighbor who keeps to himself. We like him well enough, …

How We Know The Earth Isn’t Flat

Rapper B.O.B thinks the earth is flat, but how do we know it isn’t? Why Are There So Many Conspiracy Theories? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Flat-Earthers are back: ‘It’s almost like the beginning of a new religion’ “YouTube user TigerDan925 shocked his 26,000 followers recently by conceding a …

What Did We Learn From Landing On A Comet?

Philae is the first lander to touch down on a comet, but what have we learned since it landed? We Just Landed On A Comet! ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: What did Philae learn in its first 57 hours on the comet? “For 57 hours in mid November, a …

What Can We Learn By Drilling Into The Earth’s Mantle?

Scientists have just discovered something deep in the earth’s crust that could tell us a lot about outer space. What exactly did they find? Where Does Oil Come From? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Orcutt’s Expedition Finds Signs of Life in Earth’s Mantle “An international team of scientists – …

How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes

Attempts to build earthquake-proof buildings keep getting better and better, but how exactly do these methods of preventing collapse work? How Does the Richter Scale Work? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Invisibility Cloak Could Hide Buildings from Quakes “Borrowing from the physics of invisibility cloaks could make it possible …