Why Can’t We Stop Poachers? In three years, over 100,000 elephants were poached for their ivory. With some species facing extinction, why haven’t we stopped poaching? Learn More:Wildlife Trafficking 100,000 Elephants Killed by Poachers in Just Three Years, Landmark Analysis Finds Anti-Poaching Groups In Africa Becoming "Militarized" To Protect Elephants, Rhinos, Small Arms Survey Shows Poaching By: TestTube News.
Meet Russia’s Tiger Guardians Russia’s Vladimir Putin was photographed last year helping conservationists release a tiger into the wild. His photo op was intended to show the world his commitment to saving this endangered species. Only about 500 Siberian tigers remain in eastern Russia and the bordering regions. Habitat loss and poaching threaten the dwindling population, but one group is focused on protecting the tigers. Go behind the scenes
Millie Hughes-Fulford: Scientist in Space Molecular biologist Millie Hughes-Fulford was the first American woman to travel into space as a working scientist in 1991. Since then, the University of California researcher has sent experiments into space that could one day help travelers going to Mars and aging people here on Earth. Ever the pioneer, her most recent experiment, in 2014, was the first to go up on a privately operated rocket. By: QUEST Science.
What Animals Have Been to Space? When we think of astronauts, we think of humans. But there have been plenty of animals who have traveled in space as well. Transcript: http://www.universetoday.com/120040/what-animals-have-been-to-space/ By: Fraser Cain. Support at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday
How Long Will Our Spacecraft Survive? There are many hazards out there, eager to disrupt and dismantle the mighty machines we send out into space. How long can they survive to perform their important missions? Transcript: http://www.universetoday.com/120422/how-long-will-our-spacecraft-survive/ By: Fraser Cain. Support at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday
The Space Shuttle: Where did it come from? One of the most influential icons of human progress is the space shuttle. It represents the ability of human kind to wade further into the unknown frontier. Learn how it was developed in this episode. By: How Stuff Works.
What Is The Moon’s Real Name? We call it the Moon, but… what’s its real name? You know, the name that scientists call the Moon. Transcript: http://www.universetoday.com/120087/what-is-the-moons-real-name/ By: Fraser Cain. Support at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday
Am I Being Watched From Space? Look up, way up. It’s entirely possible that you’re looking right at a satellite, which is watching you right back. What kind of Earth Observation technology is possible? Transcript: http://www.universetoday.com/119980/am-i-being-watched-from-space/ By: Fraser Cain. Support at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday
Can you make Thermite with an Etch a Sketch? So much fire. So much destruction! Lincoln & Dan from What’s Inside help extract powder from an etch a sketch to see if it’ll make thermite. By: Grant Thompson - "The King of Random".Support The King of Random on Patreon