It’s Okay to Be Smart

This is a show about science. But it's probably not about science the way you're used to it. Hosted by Joe Hanson, author of the science blog, It's Okay to be Smart. Part of the PBS Digital Studios network.

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Video thumbnail: It’s Okay to Be Smart The Strange Science of the Placebo Effect

It’s Okay to Be Smart

The Strange Science of the Placebo Effect

How do sugar pills really interact with our bodies?

6:15

The Strange Science of the Placebo Effect

6:15

Video thumbnail: It’s Okay to Be Smart The REAL Physics of Hot Air Balloons!

It’s Okay to Be Smart

The REAL Physics of Hot Air Balloons!

The science of hot air balloons may surprise you.

5:51

The REAL Physics of Hot Air Balloons!

5:51

Video thumbnail: It’s Okay to Be Smart Is Big Data Getting Too Big?

It’s Okay to Be Smart

Is Big Data Getting Too Big?

Our need for data storage grows everyday... but by how much?

4:28

Is Big Data Getting Too Big?

4:28

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