Season 8

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Visualizing Herd Immunity

We use lots and lots of mousetraps and ping-pong balls to show how this works.

Visualizing Herd Immunity

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Inside the Lab That Invented the COVID-19 Vaccine

This is how to make a COVID-19 vaccine.

Inside the Lab That Invented the COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Shocking Truth About Ben Franklin and the Kite

Do you know the true story of how his famous experiment changed the world?

The Shocking Truth About Ben Franklin and the Kite

Video thumbnail: Be Smart How the Pandemic Has Distorted Our Sense of Time

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How the Pandemic Has Distorted Our Sense of Time

Let’s learn about how our brains keep track of and try to make sense of time.

How the Pandemic Has Distorted Our Sense of Time

Video thumbnail: Be Smart COVID-19 & Mask Myths DEBUNKED!

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COVID-19 & Mask Myths DEBUNKED!

Addressing a few of the most common myths & misunderstandings using scientific evidence.

COVID-19 & Mask Myths DEBUNKED!

Video thumbnail: Be Smart How Did Giant Pterosaurs Fly?

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How Did Giant Pterosaurs Fly?

No flying animal alive today comes close to their huge size.

How Did Giant Pterosaurs Fly?

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How Well Do Masks Work?

Wearing a mask is a cheap and easy way to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

How Well Do Masks Work?

Video thumbnail: Be Smart How Evolution Made COVID-19 Our Perfect Enemy

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How Evolution Made COVID-19 Our Perfect Enemy

Evolution has given us the gifts we need to survive this difficult time. Here's how.

How Evolution Made COVID-19 Our Perfect Enemy

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Fly Through a Nebula 163,000 Light Years Away

Celebrating 30 years of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Fly Through a Nebula 163,000 Light Years Away

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Why the Heck Are We Ticklish?

Let’s dig into our evolutionary past to try and find an answer.

Why the Heck Are We Ticklish?

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What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19

Stay informed. Stay cautious, but not scared.

What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19

Video thumbnail: Be Smart Fixing Daylight Saving Time Is THIS Easy

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Fixing Daylight Saving Time Is THIS Easy

Do the supposed advantages for springing forward and falling back hold up?

Fixing Daylight Saving Time Is THIS Easy

Video thumbnail: Be Smart Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think. Here’s Why…

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Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think. Here’s Why…

The sunlight we see is tens of thousands of years old. How is that possible?

Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think. Here’s Why…

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Why are Human Babies So Helpless?

If humans are so smart, why are our babies so… un-smart?

Why are Human Babies So Helpless?

Video thumbnail: Be Smart Can Supercrops Feed 10 BILLION People?

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Can Supercrops Feed 10 BILLION People?

How will we do a Green Revolution 2.0?

Can Supercrops Feed 10 BILLION People?

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Can Trees Really Fight Climate Change?

Can trees really save us from climate change?

Can Trees Really Fight Climate Change?

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