Our (slightly doomed) flight to an atmospheric river

Our (slightly doomed) flight to an atmospheric river

Atmospheric rivers are important but poorly understood weather phenomena that supply the West Coast with up to 50% of its annual precipitation. In an effort to understand them better, scientists have partnered with the Air Force to fly directly into these weather systems and study them. Verge Science collaborated with CalMatters to hitch a ride…

Flying towards a mysterious weather phenomenon

Flying towards a mysterious weather phenomenon

Atmospheric rivers are important but poorly understood weather phenomena that supply the West Coast with up to 50% of its annual precipitation. In an effort to understand them better, scientists have partnered with the Air Force to fly directly into these weather systems and study them. Verge Science collaborated with CalMatters to hitch a ride…

Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome

Why labs are printing the coronavirus genome

The world is struggling to contain the new coronavirus outbreak. But thanks to new genetic material sequencing and synthesis technology, scientists are able to identify and study this virus quicker than ever before. Will it be enough? Correction: An earlier version of this video title and description referred to the coronavirus genetic material as DNA.…

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On Fabrique du Dentifrice Éléphant ! Expérience Elephant Toothpaste

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The era of satellite-repairing robots is here

The era of satellite-repairing robots is here

As orbit becomes more crowded with satellites, the risk of catastrophic collisions grows. We explore the burgeoning industry of satellite repair: companies hoping to rendezvous with and repair faulty satellites before they cause problems. Or, if need be, knock them out of the sky. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2vrPf2R Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl Like Verge Science on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hoSukO…

Is aluminum better than plastic? It’s complicated.

Is aluminum better than plastic? It’s complicated.

Recycled aluminum is coming for your water and your iPad. From laptops to water bottles, aluminum is being touted as an eco-friendly answer to the global crisis in plastic waste. But is aluminum really the cure-all that some claim it is? Learn more: http://bit.ly/2mlxBt3 Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl Like Verge Science on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hoSukO Follow on Twitter:…

How time zones are subtly messing with you

How time zones are subtly messing with you

Time zones help enable modern communication and commerce, but they mess with a lot more than just your TV schedule. In this video, we take a look at the ways we draw time zones and the surprising effects that time zones have on your health, your economic outlook, and even your identity. Learn more: http://bit.ly/3a7bRFK…

Inside the risky venture of Spaceport America

Inside the risky venture of Spaceport America

In the middle of the New Mexico desert lies Spaceport America, a glittering, alien structure advertised as the very first purpose-built commercial spaceport. It’s home to Virgin Galactic, a space startup that promises to send tourists into orbit as early as next year. But even if that milestone happens, it will follow years of delays,…

The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs

The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs

The tech that powers your lightbulbs has made huge leaps forward in the past few years, and is making a big difference in home energy use. But shifting political winds are now threatening the lightbulb revolution that’s only just begun. Read more: http://bit.ly/2EtEuyu Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl Like Verge Science on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hoSukO Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Kr29B9…

Adopting science and technology will help M’sia break away from middle-income trap

Adopting science and technology will help M’sia break away from middle-income trap

Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told participants at the China Smart Industry Trade Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday that in order for Malaysia to break away from the “middle income nation” label, its economic structure would have to adopt science and technology.