NASA’s Next Lunar Rover Could Transform How We Study the Moon

NASA’s Artemis program has teamed up with Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency to create the next generation lunar vehicle — one that is being described as an ‘RV for the moon.’ » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at In the late 2000’s, NASA proposed a concept for […]

What’s Different About the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine?

It’s official: The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been granted emergency use authorization by the US FDA, joining the ranks of Moderna and Pfizer. Here’s why this decision could be a game-changer for vaccine distribution. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at While not as high […]

How would you finish the sentence, “Imagine if…”? – Sir Ken Robinson

Share how you would reimagine the world by finishing the sentence “Imagine if…” Visit for inspiration and to learn more. — Sir Ken Robinson believed that humans have an inexhaustible power: our imaginations. We don’t just live in the world as we find it— we use our creativity to mold and reimagine our world […]

Solving the Mystery of the Ghost Orchid | Seeker Indie

Since Charles Darwin, biologists have been transfixed by the evolutionary link between pollinating insects and orchids. Now a group of intrepid conservation photographers ventured into Florida’s Corkscrew Swamp to try and photograph the interaction between pollinator and orchid. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Visit our shop at What does it take to film […]

The material that could change the world… for a third time

Explore the role concrete plays in global warming and how scientists are working to create a cleaner, more sustainable concrete. — Today roads, sidewalks, bridges, and skyscrapers are made of a material called concrete. There’s three tons of it for every person on Earth. It’s also played a surprisingly large role in rising global temperatures […]

Q&A with Grey: Ten Years Later

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Scientists Just Proved the Existence of ‘Liquid Glass’

First predicted nearly 20 years ago, researchers have finally (and accidentally) proved the existence of a new state of matter: ‘liquid glass’. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at Glass is not a very slow moving liquid as some like to claim, unless we’re talking cosmic […]

This Massive Super Earth Is Almost As Old As the Universe

In the ever-growing hunt for exoplanets, astronomers have recently discovered that one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way actually hosts a hot, rocky ‘Super-Earth’… when it shouldn’t. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at Credit: W. M. Keck Observatory/Adam Makarenko Following the Big Bang, […]

Debunking the myth of the Lost Cause: A lie embedded in American history – Karen L. Cox

Examine the myth of the Lost Cause: a campaign created by pro-Confederates after the Civil War to promote the lie that they seceded for state’s rights. — In the 1860’s, 11 southern states withdrew from the United States and formed the Confederacy. They seceded in response to the growing movement for the nationwide abolition of […]

Testing Plants In ZERO LIGHT – Which Will Survive?

The best low light houseplants that can survive the darkest corner of your home, put to the test. Get 25% off annual CuriosityStream membership using code: asapscience Check out the podcast: Check out Nick’s Channel: Join our mailing list: Created by Mitchell Moffit Editing by Luka Šarlija FOLLOW US! AsapSCIENCE TikTok: […]

Why These Hidden Organs Keep You From Falling Over

How exactly are your ears connected to your sense of balance? In the final episode of season 2, Patrick breaks down what the connection is and the outsized role hidden anatomy plays in this important sense. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Human! » Visit our shop at Anatomists typically divide […]

NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket May Be One Step Closer to Launch

NASA decided to kick off the year by performing a test on the Space Launch System that’s destined to put the first woman on the moon. But things didn’t go quite as expected. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at Learn more about NASA’s 2024 Artemis […]

How Old Cell Phones Are Protecting the Rainforest

Planted high in jungle treetops, used cell phones powered by small solar panels record and upload the surrounding sounds of the landscape. In real-time, the audio is analyzed by AI software that can recognize chainsaws, logging trucks, and other signs of illegal logging nearby and notify locals of the problem. This project by Rainforest Connection […]

The world’s biggest battery looks nothing like a battery

Discover the world’s biggest battery and explore how inventors are creating other giant batteries to help power the world— sustainably. — As of 2020, the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery is hooked up to the Southern California power grid and can provide enough power for about 250,000 homes. But it’s actually not the biggest battery in […]

Escape from Lockdown!

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Why the ISS Will Be Receiving Experiments With Worms and Grape Juice

Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket is getting ready for its next resupply mission to the ISS. In addition to critical cargo, the rocket will send up various science experiments to orbit — including worms and grape juice. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Countdown to Launch: » Visit our shop at Northop […]

Why do we, like, hesitate when we, um, speak? – Lorenzo García-Amaya

Why do we fill pauses in speech with words like “um,” “uh,” and “like”? Dig into the hesitation phenomenon to find out their linguistic significance. — For as long as we’ve had language, some people have tried to control it. And some of the most frequent targets of this communication regulation are the ums, ers, […]

Here’s What Holding Your Breath Does To Your Body

It’s common to see how long you can hold your breath for, but how does your body know when you’re at your breaking point? In this episode of Human, Patrick explains why it comes down to what’s in your blood. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Human! » Visit our shop at […]

Think You Know What’s Inside a Camel’s Hump? THINK AGAIN?

A camel’s hump weighs roughly 35 kilograms. So what exactly is in a camel’s hump? » Subscribe to Seeker! » Visit our shop at There are three types of camels: the Dromedary, which has one hump, and the Bactrian and wild camel, which have two. Thanks to their stamina, strength, intelligence, and speed, […]

How the Seven Minutes of Terror Could Make or Break NASA’s Perseverance Rover

NASA’s Perseverance rover is entering the most intense phase of its mission: landing on the red planet. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Countdown to Launch: » Visit our shop at The United Arab Emirates’ Hope orbiter and China’s Tianwen-1 mission have already arrived at Mars’ orbit. And it’s been seven […]

NASA Is Getting New Spacesuits, Here’s What Makes Them So Special

NASA is aiming to return to the Moon by 2024, and this time with new and improved spacesuits. The agency’s new eXploration extravehicular mobility units (xEMUs) allow astronauts to move about more naturally and have longer EVA’s. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at Check out […]

Can origami save your life? – Evan Zodl

Dig into the mathematical rules and patterns of folding origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. — Origami, which literally translates to “folding paper,” is a Japanese practice dating back to at least the 17th century. In origami, a single, traditionally square sheet of paper can be transformed into almost any shape, purely by […]

What Exactly Is the Blood Brain Barrier?

Our brains are choosy about what they let in, and that’s thanks to the blood brain barrier. In this episode, Patrick explores how this anatomical separation between our blood and brain keeps us safe from potential harm. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Human! » Visit our shop at The heart […]

What’s Actually in the Pfizer and Moderna Coronavirus Vaccines?

Curious what’s inside the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines? Let’s go down the ingredient list one by one and find out why they’re all in there. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at The key, active ingredient in both Moderna’s and Pfizer’s vaccine is messenger RNA, what […]

What causes dandruff, and how do you get rid of it? – Thomas L. Dawson

Explore the head-scratching problem of dandruff, and find out why it happens, and how it can be treated. — On top of our heads, there is a type of yeast that lives and dines on all of our scalps. Feasting constantly, it’s in paradise. And in about half of the human population, its activity causes […]

Here’s Why Cheetahs Are So Much Faster Than Other Animals

Cheetahs are the fastest land animals on Earth. So what’s the secret to their incredible speed? » Subscribe to Seeker! » Visit our shop at A cheetah has a short muzzle, small canines, and other features to help reduce the overall weight of its head. All this results in a skull that weighs […]

The artist who won a Nobel Prize… in medicine – Melanie E. Peffer

Explore how a scientist and artist discovered how our brains transmit signals throughout the body, and laid the foundation for modern neuroscience. — In the 1860s, scientists believed they were on the verge of uncovering the brain’s biggest secret: how the brain’s signals travel through the body. They believed these impulses travelled uninterrupted along a […]

What The Color Of A Star Reveals About Its Composition

People have noticed this range of colors in the stars throughout history and it’s actually a pretty good indicator of a star’s temperature, chemical composition and life stage. In this episode, we explore why stars sometimes change color and how to spot an incredible binary system with differently colored stars right from your backyard. » […]

Why didn’t this 2,000 year old body decompose? – Carolyn Marshall

Discover the surprising biodiversity of soil, and how its microbes help support all life on Earth. — It may not appear very lively six feet underground, but a single teaspoon of soil contains more organisms than there are human beings on the planet. From bacteria and algae to fungi and protozoa, soils are home to […]

Why Your Emotional Tears Are So Different

Emotional vs. physical tears, why are they different? Try Dashlane Premium free on your first device: Check out our podcast channel:​ Join our mailing list:​ Written by Gregory Brown Editing by Luka Šarlija FOLLOW US! AsapSCIENCE TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Instagram:​ Facebook:​ Twitter: REFERENCES: Adult Crying: A Biopsychosocial Approach – AJJM […]

This is How Testosterone Builds Muscle

Testosterone is often considered the muscle building hormone, and for good reason. In this episode, Patrick breaks down how this hormone influences muscle growth and what you can do about it. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Human! » Visit our shop at To understand how a muscle grows, we need […]

The U.S. Was Hacked for MONTHS, Here’s What We Know So Far

In December of 2020, US cybersecurity firm FireEye detected a cyber attack on an unprecedented scale. This leaves us to ask, how did the attack happen, and what will it take to recover? » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at The U.S. has an ongoing contentious […]

What if every satellite suddenly disappeared? – Moriba Jah

Explore what would happen if all of humanity’s satellites disappeared and the real-life scenarios that could lead to such a catastrophe. — What would happen if one day all of humanity’s artificial satellites suddenly disappeared? Within hours, most of the planet’s traffic would grind to a halt, the world economy would shut down, and most […]

How Many People Did Nuclear Energy Kill? Nuclear Death Toll

The first 1000 people to use this link will get a free trial of Skillshare: Sources & further reading: Nuclear energy creates an uneasy feeling of danger for many people: ancient and dangerous minerals are concentrated to awaken seemingly unnatural powers, creating toxic elements that, if they escape, can and have killed people […]

Owl Eyes Are Shaped Like Tubes, Here’s Why

Owl eyes are specially designed for the dark to spot prey from afar. Here’s how they see behind themselves and what makes their eyes so powerful. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Visit our shop at The bigger the eyes, the more the pupils can expand and let light in, which helps them see […]

The world’s most dangerous fart – Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti

Dive into the bowels of the animal kingdom to explore why animals fart, and find out which creature has the foulest flatulence. — For most humans, farts are a welcome relief, an embarrassing incident, or an opportunity for a gas-based gag. But for many other creatures, farts are no laughing matter. Deep in the bowels […]

How Scientists Are Creating Diamonds From CO2 Emissions

A UK company is making synthetic diamonds from carbon that’s sucked out of the air. But just how eco-friendly are these manufactured gems? » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at A UK company named Skydiamond hopes to revolutionize the traditional diamond mining industry by using carbon […]

How Space-Time Works When You Look At The Stars

We’re used to looking at everything around us unfolding in real time. But when we look at the stars, we’re actually looking at the past. We aren’t seeing the stars, or really anything in the universe, as they currently are. We’re seeing things as they were. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Visit our shop […]

How Does Your Body Process Pain?

Pain is much more complicated than getting a nasty cut on your knee. In this episode of Human, Patrick breaks down how your body feels pain on a physiological level. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Human! » Visit our shop at In 1811 a surgeon named Charles Bell attempted to […]