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It’s Okay to Be Smart

So You Want to go to Mars?

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Can't wait to get into outer space? Well there's a bit you need to know first... Spending time in zero gravity can have some pretty extreme effects on the human body. Still scientists are already making plans for long trips to other planets, but first we have to start with a few experiments here on Earth — and it all starts with astronaut Scott Kelly spending one full year in orbit.

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Video thumbnail: It’s Okay to Be Smart Sunburn, Sweat and the Science of Summer!

It’s Okay to Be Smart

Sunburn, Sweat and the Science of Summer!

A summertime look at why we sweat, why we burn, and why our fingers wrinkle in the pool

4:16

Sunburn, Sweat and the Science of Summer!

4:16

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It’s Okay to Be Smart

The Sun Is A Magnet!

Sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, OH MY!

1:36

The Sun Is A Magnet!

1:36

Video thumbnail: It’s Okay to Be Smart How Your Body Knows Left From Right

It’s Okay to Be Smart

How Your Body Knows Left From Right

Why are our bodies so symmetrical, but our guts aren't?

4:30

How Your Body Knows Left From Right

4:30

Video thumbnail: It’s Okay to Be Smart Why Your Brain Is In Your Head

It’s Okay to Be Smart

Why Your Brain Is In Your Head

Part 1 of 3 in my series about why our bodies are shaped the way they are.

4:12

Why Your Brain Is In Your Head

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