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There are places right here on Earth that will enable you to experience what life is like on other planets. So pack a bag, 'cause Trace is about to take you on a wild ride! Read More: Concepts for Activities in the Field for Exploration http://esamultimedia.esa.int/docs/gsp/The_Catalogue_of_Planetary_Analogues.pdf "Planetary missions to the Moon and Mars have returned high-resolution images that show complex surface landforms in unprecedented detail. Spectral datasets from mission instruments reveal the presence of a wide array of mineral species on the surface." Temperatures in Antarctica http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/about_antarctica/geography/weather/temperatures.php "Around the coasts of Antarctica, temperatures are generally close to freezing in the summer (December--February) months, or even slightly positive in the northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula. During winter, monthly mean temperatures at coastal stations are between −10°C and −30°C but temperatures may briefly rise towards freezing when winter storms bring warm air towards the Antarctic coast." DuPont Technologies in Space and on Earth http://us.vocuspr.com/Newsroom/MultiQuery.aspx?SiteName=DupontNew&Entity=PRAsset&SF_PRAsset_PRAssetID_EQ=112615&XSL=MediaRoomText&PageTitle=Fact+Sheet&IncludeChildren=true&Cache= "Since the birth of manned space flight almost five decades ago, DuPont has been along for the ride with products essential for lighter weight, reduced volume, durability and environmental resistance. Many of the technologies invented by DuPont have found a home in space, and on Earth." Watch More: Jellyfish in Space: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmHvD6d-cYU TestTube Wild Card: http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-263-can-you-sneeze-without-closing-your-eyes?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Makin' Babies in Space: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crcaIFP6HYU ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
We have landmarks and preserves here on Earth, but who's watching out for important places and things in outer space? Trace takes a look. Read More: Space Archaeologists Call for Preserving Off-Earth Artifacts http://www.space.com/20743-space-archaeology-artifacts-preservation.html "When it comes to preserving history, a group of archaeologists and historians are hoping to boldly go where no archaeologist has gone before." UN Office for Outer Space Affairs: Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/SpaceLaw/moon.html The Outer Space Treaty of 1967 http://history.nasa.gov/printFriendly/1967treaty.html National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 http://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/fhpl_histprsrvt.pdf Antiquities Act of 1906 http://www.cr.nps.gov/local-law/fhpl_antiact.pdf ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! Watch More http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw?sub_confirmation=1 DNews Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez Twitter https://twitter.com/trace501 DNews Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews DNews Website http://discoverynews.com
A 1967 United Nations treaty states that outer space isn't up for grabs.This hasn't stopped at least one entrepreneur from selling land on our closest celestial neighbors. Scientific American editor Clara Moskowitz explains. -- WATCH more Instant Egghead: http://goo.gl/CkXwKj SUBSCRIBE to our channel: http://goo.gl/fmoXZ VISIT ScientificAmerican.com for the latest science news: http://goo.gl/lHq0CH -- More to explore: Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (United Nations) http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/SpaceLaw/outerspt.html Dennis M. Hope Has Owned the Moon Since 1980 Because He Says So (VICE) http://www.vice.com/read/ive-owned-the-moon-since-1980 -- Credits: Written & presented by Clara Moskowitz Edited by Joss Fong Produced by Eric R. Olson
There are a lot of misconceptions about what happens to the human body in space. Trace explains what would happen if you stepped out into the vacuum of space without a spacesuit. Read More: The Effect On The Chimpanzee Of Rapid Decompression To A Near Vacuum http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=AD0479738 “Eight chimpanzees, used in nine separate tests, were decompressed from 179 mm Hg (100% oxygen) to less than 2 mm Hg in 0.8 seconds and remained at this altitude from 5 to 150 seconds.” Experimental Animal Decompressions To A Near-Vacuum Environment http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19660005052.pdf “To estimate the times of consciousness, collapse, and survival of animals exposed to near-vacuum environments, 126 conscious dogs were rapidly decompressed in either 1 or 0.2 second from 35,000 feet, while breathing oxygen, to a pressure less than 2mm.” Human body emission http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-body_radiation#Human_body_emission What’s Outer Space like? http://iss.jaxa.jp/kids/en/space/401.html “Both the Earth and the International Space Station (ISS) receive their heat (energy) from the Sun. However, the way heat is transferred is completely different.” A Biometric Study of Human Basal Metabolism http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1091498/?page=4 Boyle’s Law http://www.chemteam.info/GasLaw/Gas-Boyle.html “Discovered by Robert Boyle in 1662. On the continent of Europe, this law is attributed to Edme Mariotte, therefore those counties tend to call this law by his name. Mariotte, however, did not publish his work until 1676.” Why Does Water Boil In The Vacuum of Space? http://zidbits.com/2011/05/why-does-water-boil-in-the-vacuum-of-space/ “In science fiction shows and movies, when someone or something is exposed to the vacuum of space, they’re often shown to instantly freeze.” How would the unprotected human body react to the vacuum of outer space? http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/970603.html “If you don't try to hold your breath, exposure to space for half a minute or so is unlikely to produce permanent injury.” Can You Survive in Space Without a Spacesuit? http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2007/08/can_you_survive_in_space_without_a_spacesuit.html “In the new sci-fi film Sunshine, an astronaut named Mace must leave his spacecraft without a protective suit.” How Long Could You Survive Unprotected In Outer Space? http://badassdigest.com/2014/08/03/how-long-could-you-survive-unprotected-in-outer-space/ “Guardians of the Galaxy is very soft scifi, basically what we refer to as space opera. Being awesome and fun trumps things like the impossbility of crossing interstellar distances in minutes, you know?” How long can a human survive in outer space? http://science.howstuffworks.com/question540.htm Survival in Space Unprotected Is Possible--Briefly http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/survival-in-space-unprotected-possible/ “As far as certain death in a science fiction plot line goes, being ejected into the vacuum of space is more than a pretty sure thing.” 6 Myths Everyone Believes about Space (Thanks to Movies) http://www.cracked.com/article_19649_6-myths-everyone-believes-about-space-thanks-to-movies_p2.html “Let's say a meteorite landed in your yard, right now. You run out there and see the thing sitting in a little crater.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In the thirty-eighth edition, we look at Europe's westernmost nation, covered by glaciers and volcanoes. See also ESA - Observing the Earth - Earth from Space: Iceland to download the image.
To understand the the long-term effects of space on the human body, NASA is conducting an experiment involving twins! Join Tara as she explains what they hope to learn by sending one twin to space, but not the other. Read More: NASA To Conduct Unprecedented Twin Experiment http://phys.org/news/2014-04-nasa-unprecedented-twin.html "Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. After a year in space, the traveling twin returns home and they reunite." Watch More: Can A Stranger Look Like Me? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chp7pYZcQCE TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-437-pets-make-us-healthier?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Is Time Travel Possible? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5bvjL6h6nY ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. The Aorounga Crater in northern Chad is featured in the eighty-fifth edition. This image from Japan's ALOS satellite shows the Aorounga Crater in northern Chad. The crater is just south of the Tibesti Mountains, a range of inactive -- with some potentially active -- volcanoes in the central Sahara desert. Measuring about 12 km across, the crater was created by a meteorite impact about 340 million years ago. Clearly visible is the dark, central peak, caused by material splashing up after the impact, similar to how water bounces back up when a stone is thrown in. This peak is surrounded by a low, sand-filled ring, which is surrounded by another ring of rock from when the material was thrown outwards. A distinctive low, sand-filled trough circles the others -- the outer edges of the initial impact. The linear rock ridges that run diagonally across this image are 'yardangs' and are formed by wind erosion. Here, we can clearly see how the wind blows from northeast to southwest. Sand dunes form in the wind-cut valleys between the rock ridges of the yardangs. Japan's Advanced Land Observation Satellite captured this image on 3 November 2010. ALOS was supported as a Third Party Mission, which means that ESA used its multimission ground systems to acquire, process, distribute and archive data from the satellite to its user community. Date of Production: 29 November 2013 Credit: European Space Agency (ESA)