The Nuclear Waste Problem

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn to think like a scientist for 20% off by being one of the first 500 people to sign up at the link in the description. Nuclear energy is one of the cleanest, most efficient, and most available sources of power on earth. To generate one kilowatt hour of energy—the amount an American…

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What If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?

Many of our viewers have asked us a very serious question:Many of our viewers have asked us a very serious question:What if we made a big pile of bombsWhat if we made a big pile of bombsand exploded every nuclear weapon in the world all at once?and exploded every nuclear weapon in the world all at once?Strangely enough, we couldn’t…

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Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? 1/3

Have you ever been in an argument about nuclear power? We have, and we found it frustrating and confusing, so let’s try and get to grips with this topic. [Intro] It all started in the 1940s. After the shock and horror of the war and the use of the atomic bomb, nuclear energy promised to be a peaceful spin-off of…

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5 More Computer Viruses You Really Don’t Want to Get

Computers are incredible. By combining a few different parts, they can use electrical signals to store information, perform billions of calculations per second, and connect you with the rest of the world. But all those different components and connections are also vulnerable. If a malicious piece of code, a computer virus, gets in, it can take over your computer and…

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USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War: Crash Course World History #39

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna talk about the Cold War, which actually lasted into my lifetime, which means that I can bore you with stories from my past like your grandpa does. When I was a kid, they made us practice hiding under our desks in the event of a nuclear…

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Cold War Nuclear Fallout Is Still Affecting the Pacific, What Does That Mean for Us?

These nuclear weapon explosions were part of a series of 66 tests by the United States government during the Cold War. The tests were conducted on the Marshall Islands, a remote area of the Pacific Ocean earmarked for unlimited nuclear destruction. These are the islands today, which are mostly abandoned. Though they look like any tropical paradise, these scenic views…

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The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

hi I'm John Green this is crash-course US history and today we're going to talk about the Cold War the Cold War is called cold because it supposedly never heated up into actual armed conflict which means you know that it wasn't a war mr. green mr. green but if the war on Christmas is a war and the war…

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