Tag Archive: technology

How Did NASA Steer the Saturn V?

Destin of SmarterEveryDay travels with Linus Sebastian to Rocket City in Huntsville, Alabama, to find out.

Obscure Obsolete Inventions

Sam O’Nella Academy shares a few, because that’s what he does.

NASA scientist Mark Rober aims to find out, scientific-like, of course.


Aerogel has extraordinary properties but it can be tough to work with. Veritasium looks at modifying aerogels to take advantage of their unique characteristics.

A stereo-microscopic image of a Purslane (Portulaca) seed, with its intricate pattern of jigsaw puzzle pieces on its surface, photographed by Yanping Wang of the Beijing Planetarium.

NASA scientist and YouTuber Mark Rober used machine learning to create an app that can decipher third-baseman signals to runners!

Destin of SmarterEveryDay discovers some cool optical effects and learns about total internal reflection, which is what makes fiber optic cable work.


Pic of the Day – 8/2/19

The storms at Saturn’s north pole, employing false color for additional clarity, with the “Rose of Saturn” at its center. Taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.

Meme Review 3

YouTuber JennaMarbles has a lot of fans, and lots of them make their own funny/weird/disturbing (but mostly funny) meme videos for her amusement, and the chance she’ll watch them and post about it!

Everything About Grain Bins

Destin of SmarterEveryDay delves into the brilliant engineering inside the ordinary grain bins we see all the time.

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