Features the most insightful and informative videos on all areas of the sciences, history, philosophy, and the arts, with an additional focus on the values of Humanism, Freethought and methodological Skepticism.
If there are any freely available programs or shows which you know of that I missed, please let me know about them.
How Do We See Things From Space?
NASA recently announced that they will be using satellites to help find the missing Malaysian Airline Flight 370. How can these satellites see objects clearly despite being incredibly far away? Trace is here to explain.
via DNews Channel.
Journey to Chile’s Wild Islands
In February 2013, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala led a team of scientists and filmmakers to the Desventuradas Islands off the coast of Chile. What they found there was an abundance of beautiful life and a place in need of protection.
Pristine Seas is a series of expeditions to find, survey, and preserve the last wild places in the ocean. For more information, visit http://www.pristineseas.org.
via National Geographic.
Earth from Space: Himalayan blues
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In the ninety-seventh edition, discover Himalayas’ Imja glacier in northeastern Nepal.
See also http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2014/03/Imja_glacier_Himalayas to download the image.
Earth from Space: Special edition
Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video programme. In this special edition, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano joins the show to share his view of Earth from space while on the International Space Station.
More Earth from Space videos:
More videos from Luca’s Volare Mission:
Erika Larsen: The Reindeer People
Spending years in the field, photographer Erika Larsen has gained unprecedented access into the lives, work, and culture of Scandinavia’s fascinating Sami people.
Earth from Space: Margarita
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Venezuela’s island of Margarita is pictured in the ninety-sixth edition.
See also http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2014/03/Margarita_Island_Venezuela to download the image.
Ultimate Shaolin Warriors in Super Slow Motion
Using incredible high speed camera work the team reveal the precision, strength and flexibility of the World famous Shaolin warriors!
via Earth Unplugged.
Freefall Camera Progress Report
Latest from the guys building a robotic freefall camera to film skydivers. Filmed and edited by James Hennessy.
Featuring Tom Shorten, Tom Dryden, Peter Storey and David Alatorre. This is a student project at the University of Nottingham.
Test Tube is a project for the University of Nottingham.
More at http://www.test-tube.org.uk/
via Nottingham Science.
Weird trumpetfish & an eel heavyweight
Cameraman Stuart Whitfield goes diving off the west coast of Thailand. The visual spoils? The biggest moray eel he’s ever seen, the strange swimming style of the trumpetfish, a huge sea star and a fish with one serious pout.
Dive trips kindly sponsored by Raya Divers of Thailand: http://www.rayadivers.com
via Earth Touch.
Earth from Space: Kumbunbur
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. A false-colour satellite image shows the Kumbunbur Creek in Australia’s Northern Territory in the ninety-fourth edition.
See also http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2014/02/Kumbunbur_Creek_Australia to download the image.
Using Your Selfies For Science!
Selfies have taken the world by storm, as thousands of them are being uploaded to social media sites such as Instagram everyday! Does the way we take selfies differ from city to city? Trace reports on an interesting new study that analyzes selfies from around the world, and discovers how people in each city prefer different ways to take a selfie!
via DNews Channel.
Proof: Randy Olson on Bridging Cultural Differences
Through photography, Randy Olson documents isolated cultures that are facing issues with resources, urbanization, or population pressure.
Read more about Randy Olson and his work:
via National Geographic.
Earth from Space: Red Sea gateway
Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. The ninety-second edition features the city of Jeddah’s seaport on Saudi Arabia’s western coast.
See also http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2014/02/Jeddah_s_seaport_Saudi_Arabia to download the image.
Mike Libecki & Cory Richards: Antarctic Mountain Climbing
Accomplished climber Mike Libecki and photographer Cory Richards battle extreme cold and furious katabatic winds in an epic, ten-day climb to the summit of the untouched Bertha’s Tower at the bottom of the world.