Why Choose Goats as Livestock? (Hall 6/6)

Goats alongside cattle seem to be quite an unusual kind of addition to Jesse’s system but allow Jesse to show you how they work for him. So here’s the nice thing about goats is if they get out if you’re giving them a little bit of a treat like a Continue Reading

Inside the Race to See the Edge of the Universe

We’re in the middle of a billion dollar telescope building boom. The Giant Magellan Telescope. Thirty Meter Telescope and Europe’s Extremely Large Telescope are all part of a new class of ground based observatories that will peer farther through space and further back in time. “Astronomers are not very good Continue Reading

Why Incorporate Livestock? (Hall 5/6)

Jesse doesn’t just have a farming background, he also spent a lot of time at SDSU and I think that’s relevant for him to tell that story. Yeah, so you know I worked on at SDSU from about, I started part-time when I was 16 in ’94 and I worked Continue Reading

How we’ll find extraterrestrial life in 20 to 30 years

If there is life outside of Earth, whatever it may be probably already knows we exist. Former NASA astronaut John Grunsfield has said so-called “aliens” would be able to sense our presence – even without visiting our planet. Speaking yesterday, Grunsfield said yesterday that changes that life on Earth has Continue Reading

The Secret Language of Elephants

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] In 1984, biologist Katharine Payne spent a week observing elephants at a zoo in Oregon, and she noticed something strange. Every now and then, she could feel what she described as a faint throbbing Continue Reading

The Curious Webspinner Insect Knits a Cozy Home | Deep Look

Ok, under a log, you uncover a wispy white web. You’re thinking: spider. Not so fast. This maze of woven silk has nothing to do with arachnids. It’s actually created by a kind of insect called a webspinner. They’re related to stick insects and praying mantises. Never heard of ’em? Continue Reading