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February 22, 2015

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5:32 PM | NASA’s Space Submarine Titan, a natural satellite of...
NASA’s Space Submarine Titan, a natural satellite of Saturn, is a peculiar and fascinating place with a surface covered in liquid methane. What could be in the methane seas? NASA intends to find out, and have already started designing a unique drone submarine to explore it. What could happen? Kim Horcher discusses with special guest, John Iadarola (Think Tank). Read more: http://www.cnet.com/news/see-the-submarine-nasa-wants-to-send-to-saturns-moon-titan/ By: Nerd Alert.

February 07, 2015

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12:35 AM | Why No Two Snowflakes Are Exactly Alike There is a science to...
Why No Two Snowflakes Are Exactly Alike There is a science to snowflakes and a reason why no two are alike. But is it really true that no two are EXACTLY the same? It all comes down to how they’re formed and the variables that help create different shapes. Kim Horcher discusses with special guest Christina Ochoa (Science educator, Actress)! Read more: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/the-science-of-snowflakes/ By: Nerd Alert.

February 06, 2015

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6:14 PM | Astrology is Not Harmless Fun - Nerd Rage Astrology- the belief...
Astrology is Not Harmless Fun - Nerd Rage Astrology- the belief that from birth your life is somewhat guided by celestial forces- it seems like harmless fun, but actually has far-reaching consequences. But how can checking your Zodiac readings actually misinform and misguide? Kim Horcher breaks it down. This video is heavily informed by astronomer, Phil Plait. Please read more on his Bad Astronomy blog: http://www.badastronomy.com/bad/misc/astrology.html By: Nerd Alert.
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