Changing Times
Scientific feats over the centuries

A collection by Myne
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What Causes the Tides?

What Causes the Tides?

Pushing and pulling: Gravity and inertial forces are working together, and that's what causes tides, the rising and falling most visible in large bodies of water. More...

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NOVA/PBS
Infectious Disease Quiz

Infectious Disease Quiz

How well do you know your infectious diseases? This quick quiz will show if you're truly a disease genus genius. More...

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National Geographic
Antibiotics: Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

Antibiotics: Seven Wonders of the Microbe World

Antibiotics develop in organisms to combat uninvited microbes. Synthetic antibiotics produce medicines that can kill bacteria in the human body, but not viruses (such as the common cold). More...

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The Open University
Stuff to Blow Your Mind: Gravity

Stuff to Blow Your Mind: Gravity

With nothing more than a hula hoop and some plastic, this video shows what gravity is: space and time bent by matter. More...

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HowStuffWorks
Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Every day, this site serves up an image of something astounding in outer space, along with an explanation from an astronomer. More...

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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
From Kepler to Webb: The History of the Telescope

From Kepler to Webb: The History of the Telescope

At blinding speed, Hank Green takes you from the earliest telescopes to the Hubble Space Telescope. But the Hubble has a blind spot, which is why the James Webb Space Telescope is launching in 2018. More...

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SciShow
Newton’s Laws of Motion Interactive

Newton’s Laws of Motion Interactive

Do you want to understand Newton's three laws of motion? Then this interactive is definitely for you! More...

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Science Channel
The Chemistry of Life

The Chemistry of Life

After hydrogen and oxygen, which bond to form water, carbon is the most important element in the body.

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LiveScience
Doppler Effect Tutorial

Doppler Effect Tutorial

Have you ever heard the pitch of an ambulance siren change as it moves past you? This pitch change is the result of the Doppler effect (sometimes called the Doppler shift). More...

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Sophia Learning
Georges Lemaitre, Father of the Big Bang

Georges Lemaitre, Father of the Big Bang

Meet Georges Lemaitre, the Belgian scientist and Catholic priest who first came up with the idea of the Big Bang. More...

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AMNH
Cloning Dolly the Sheep

Cloning Dolly the Sheep

In 1997, Dolly became the first mammal to be cloned artificially from another adult sheep. Watch this video to learn how scientists used DNA to clone another organism. More...

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GCSE Science Revision
Higgs Boson: The Hunt for the Key to the Universe

Higgs Boson: The Hunt for the Key to the Universe

Launch this video to find out how Peter Higgs convinced his colleagues of the existence of the Higgs Boson, a sub-atomic particle, despite having no physical proof. More...

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NOVA/PBS