In the video above, Nicolaus Radford (PeekYou profile here), of NASA‘s Johnson Space Center, demonstrates Valkyrie, the so-called “superhero robot,” that is far more terrifying in appearance than in reality.
Hard Science is the name of a new online show hosted by Anthony Carboni (PeekYou profile here), of Discovery’s DNews, and Tara Long (PeekYou profile here) of Rev3Games; with the stated intention of taking “science out of the lab and onto the playground.”
With a bit of nostalgia not nearly so charming as the Mighty Morhpin Power Rangers (as featured in here recently), 80s cultural plague, crack cocaine, has been making headlines again these days. The folks behind the popular YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE have made the above video to explain in simple, scientific terms, and with misleadingly charming illustrations, precisely how the stuff can quickly go about destroying a life.
They are not necessarily the best scientists, and nor are they all the most respected (although some are among them). They are, however, the scientists with the largest “digital footprints,” and you can find out who they are by clicking through here.
Mark Rober (PeekYou profile here) is a mechanical engineer and high tech Halloween costume designer, who worked for NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). He’s also the owner of a popular YouTube Channel.