Nick Shanklin

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This Physicist Says She Has Proof Black Holes Simply Don't Exist

Scientists have lots of bizarre theories about black holes. Black holes gobble up everything that gets too close, even light. They can cause time to slow. They contain entire universes.<p>But here's something about black holes you might not have heard: they simply don't exist.<p>At least that's the …

The science of fireworks explained: Chemical reactions at 1,000 feet

All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks. If you’re going to be one of them, you have chemistry to thank.<p>Fireworks displays have become increasingly sophisticated and spectacular, but the chemical reactions that …


Carbon Observing Mission Launches on This Week @NASA

Honest Post-Game Interview

Batman of the Office (All-Nighter 2014)

Jake and Amir: Game Ideas

Should You Post A Selfie?

Our Best (Worst) Rejected Song Parodies (All-Nighter 2014)

F**ck You, England

SciShow Talk Show - Chad Larrabee & Groucho the Hedgehog

10 False Science Facts Everyone Knows

When spouting off hazy facts, there's no better retort to a skeptical audience than calmly explaining that it's not just true -- it's …

The Most Spectacular Astronomy Photographs Of 2014

The 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just released its cosmically awesome shortlisted entries. Capturing scenes across the solar system, galaxy, and beyond, the images are spectacular reminders that we’re all living on a “mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam,” as astronomer …

NASA will try again to test 'flying saucer' vehicle

After several weather delays, NASA successfully launched and recovered a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere Saturday to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.<p>The experiment off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai tested the disc-shaped vehicle and a giant parachute. The …