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TED founder Richard Saul Wurman believes knowledge of history is crucial to understanding our present and future. On today's EPIPHANY Wurman shares a now obscure story about a volcano that altered the course history. Subscribe to THNKR: http://goo.gl/EB0HM Like THNKR on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thnkrtv Follow THNKR on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thnkr Or check out our favorite Internet things on Tumblr: http://thnkrtv.tumblr.com EPIPHANY is a series that invites impassioned thought leaders across all disciplines to reveal the innovative, the improbable, and the unexpected of their worlds. The views expressed in this video only represent those of the participants. They do not necessarily represent the views or endorsement of @radical.media LLC or any other party involved in the production and distribution of THNKR.
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Get to know Olympus Mons on Mars, the biggest volcano in the solar system, and find out why a planet that’s smaller than Earth has volcanoes that are bigger than ours! Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Lentz, John Szymakowski, Ruben Galvao, and Peso255. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/SciShow Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow Sources: http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/VTimeSer/Duration.html http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/understanding.html http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/archive/1995/95_09_08.html http://www.planetary.brown.edu/pdfs/4617.pdf http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/atlas/olympus-mons.html http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/mars.html http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007GL030083 http://www.if.ufrgs.br/ast/solar/portug/marsvolc.htm
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In which John Green examines the French Revolution, and gets into how and why it differed from the American Revolution. Was it the serial authoritarian regimes? The guillotine? The Reign of Terror? All of this and more contributed to the French Revolution not being quite as revolutionary as it could have been. France endured multiple constitutions, the heads of heads of state literally rolled, and then they ended up with a megalomaniacal little emperor by the name of Napoleon. But how did all of this change the world, and how did it lead to other, more successful revolutions around the world? Watch this video and find out. Spoiler alert: Marie Antoinette never said, "Let them eat cake." Sorry. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://dftba.com/product/1688 Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Crash Course goods are available now: http://dftba.com/artist/46/CrashCourse Thermidor (which is this month) is Revolutions month on Crash Course! The American Revolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlUiSBXQHCw Coming soon: #30 - Haitian Revolution #31 - Latin American Revolutions #32 - Industrial Revolution Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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Scientists believe they've discovered the largest volcano on Earth! But it's not the biggest one out there. Trace looks at the greatest volcanoes in our Solar System. Read More: Underwater volcano is Earth's biggest http://www.nature.com/news/underwater-volcano-is-earth-s-biggest-1.13680 "Geophysicists have discovered what they say is the largest single volcano on Earth, a 650-kilometre-wide beast the size of the British Isles lurking beneath the waters of the northwest Pacific Ocean." The Tallest Mountains in the Solar System http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2012/01/the-tallest-mountains-in-the-solar-system/ "If asked to name the tallest mountain on Earth, most people would answer Mount Everest. They'd be wrong--Everest is the highest peak on the planet, but mountains are measured from their base to their peak, and Everest's base sits far above sea level on the Tibetan Plateau. And when you start looking at the tallest (known) mountains in the solar system, Mount Everest, at only 2.3 to 2.9 miles tall (depending on where you decide the mountain's base is located), doesn't even make the list:" Io: Overview http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Jup_Io "Looking like a giant pizza covered with melted cheese and splotches of tomato and ripe olives, Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Volcanic plumes rise 300 km (190 miles) above the surface, with material spewing out at nearly half the required escape velocity." Deep In The Pacific, Scientists Discover Biggest Volcano On Earth http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/06/219690370/deep-in-the-pacific-scientists-discover-biggest-volcano-on-earth "The world's largest volcano has until now been lurking undiscovered in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, according to a team of scientists who identified the massive object and reported their findings in the latest issue of Nature Geoscience." OLYMPUS MONS http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/atlas/olympus-mons.html "The largest of the volcanoes in the Tharsis Montesregion, as well as all known volcanoes in the solar system, is Olympus Mons." Olympus Mons: Giant Mountain of Mars http://www.space.com/20133-olympus-mons-giant-mountain-of-mars.html "Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system. The massive Martian mountain towers high above the surrounding plains of the red planet, and may be biding its time until the next eruption." Plate tectonics confirmed on Mars http://io9.com/5933638/plate-tectonics-confirmed-on-mars "After nearly forty years of research, scientists have finally proven that plate tectonics exist on Mars. A recently published paper by An Yin in the journal Lithosophere reveals that the origin of Valles Marineris on Mars — the longest trough system in the solar system — was formed by rifting, strike-slip faulting, and subsurface mass removal. Yin's research now shows that Earth's surface is not the only one in the solar system subject to the forces of plate tectonics." Watch More: Volcano Lightning: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_FxTricy0c How Geysers Erupt: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gyhvqbIaOE Will We All Be Fossils?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCYfcD6pAiI ____________________ 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
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Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. The Moon might not be as dead as it looks. Researchers using NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have found signs of geologically-recent volcanic eruptions on Earth's natural satellite.

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