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Just How Big Is The Sun?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.24.2015 | Science

In case you didn't realize this already: our sun is very, very big. As a new MinutePhysics video explains (above), its diameter is about 400 times ...

12 Best YouTube Channels for Kids and Teens

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

We set out to find the 10 best channels for kids on YouTube; we wound up with 12. Along the way, we learned a lot, laughed out loud, and fell in love with what YouTube -- at its best -- can bring to your kids. (We estimated age targets and recommend you watch with your kid to familiarize yourself with the content.)

WATCH: Here's A Cool Trick To Help You See Without Your Glasses

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Science

Envision this: You're in a dark restaurant and you forget your glasses. The menu is so blurry, you might as well be reading it underwater. No probl...

WATCH: This Is Why The Solar System Is Flat

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

From galaxies to Saturn's rings to our solar system, many celestial objects are flat-out flat. But do you ever wonder why that is -- especially when w...

WATCH: Why You Should Skywatch In Winter Despite The Chill

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Science

Freezing temperatures certainly make a strong case for staying inside on winter nights. But a new video from the YouTube channel MinutePhysics offers ...

WATCH: Sand Is Similar The World Over, And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 11.27.2013 | Science

All sand looks pretty much the same, but why? It's a question few of us think about, but the answer is fascinating. It's all explained in a new video ...

WATCH: Dear President Obama, U.S. Science Education Is 'Awful'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Science

The science lovers behind the YouTube series "MinutePhysics" have published an open letter to President Obama. The letter appeals to the president to ...

WATCH: Higgs Boson & Mass, Explained By MinutePhysics

Posted 07.16.2012 | Science

Following CERN's big Higgs boson announcement, the popular YouTube channel MinutePhysics released a short and sweet video explaining the standard mode...

WATCH: Higgs Boson, MinutePhysics Style

Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

In wake of CERN's big July 4 announcement regarding the Higgs boson discovery, we thought we'd share a short take on the Higgs from MinutePhysics, a Y...