Is Tau Better Than Pi?

Pi Day is the annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi! It happens every year on March 14, since the numbers match the first three digits of pi. Is there anything better than pi? Tara joins Trace to discuss whether or not tau is better than pi. Read More: The Tau Manifesto by Michael Hartl …

Can Math Equations Be A Form of Art?

Sometimes, math can be hard… but can it also be beautiful? Our resident mathematician Tara Long joins DNews today to discuss a new study shows how math can be perceived as a beautiful piece of art in the brain. Follow Tara on Twitter: Watch Tara on Hard Science: Read More: The Experience of Mathematical Beauty …

Are Doctors Doing Too Many C-Sections?

C-sections are becoming more and more common in hospitals. They’re quick and easy, but are they really better than natural childbirth? Laci is here to weigh out some of the pros and cons of getting a c-section, and how natural birth definitely has some benefits. Read More: Pros and Cons: Elective C-Section A Risky Rise …

Can This Jellyfish Live Forever?

There’s a jellyfish in Japan that is able to reverse it’s aging process, and it might be able to live forever! Tara explains how this process works, and what we’re hoping to gain from studying this unique creature. Read More: The Jellyfish That Holds a Key to Immortality “By reversing its aging process when it …

How Do We See Things From Space?

NASA recently announced that they will be using satellites to help find the missing Malaysian Airline Flight 370. How can these satellites see objects clearly despite being incredibly far away? Trace is here to explain. Read More: How Satellites Work “Down on the ground, satellites can look very similar — shiny boxes or cylinders adorned …

Why Do We Get Blackout Drunk?

If you’ve ever drunk too much, you might’ve experienced the phenomenon of “blacking out.” Why does this happen? Trace is here to explain what occurs in the brain once you’ve consumed a large amount of alcohol. Read More: How Human Memory Works “The more you know about your memory, the better you’ll understand how you …

5 Serial Killers Who’ll Give You Nightmares#2

5 Serial Killers Who’ll Give You Nightmares#2 Watch 5 Serial Killers Who’ll Give You Nightmares#1 here : Subscribe For More: I Might also be interested in these videos : 1. Top 5 Most Mysterious Creatures Caught On Camera 2.7 Biggest Animal Mysteries Ever 3. 5 Most Mysterious Events Ever Caught On Tape 4. Top 5 …

How Exercise Can KILL You!

It’s official! If you’re exercising too much, it could actually kill you! Join Tara as she reports on a new finding that found all the negative side effects of being too active. Be sure to tune in to our Google+ Hangout with NASA on Wednesday May 21 at 7pm ET/4pm PT: Read More: Too much …

Using Science to Surf Better!

Surfing is a fun water sport where you can ride on top of waves. How exactly does this sport work, and can understanding science make you a better surfer? Trace is joined by Debbie Berebichez from Outrageous Acts of Science to explain all the science behind this radical sport. Watch Debbie on Outrageous Acts of …