Brainstuff

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Sinopsis

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Episodios

  • How does the ball return work on a pool table?

    How does the ball return work on a pool table?

    29/07/2011 Duración: 04min

    If you've ever played a coin-operated pool table, then you've probably noticed that the table can sense the difference between the cue ball and the other balls in play. But how does this work? Tune in and find out in this podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How do a zebras stripes act as camoflauge?

    How do a zebra's stripes act as camoflauge?

    27/07/2011 Duración: 04min

    A zebra's stripes offer protection from predators in the form of camouflage -- and a way to identify individual members within the larger group. Learn more about zebra stripes in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How the Lightsaber Effect Works

    How the Lightsaber Effect Works

    18/07/2011 Duración: 02min

    Unfortunately lightsabers aren't real. The technique used to produce the lightsaber effect is simple, but tedious. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the special effects behind lightsabers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • What type of gas do race cars use?

    What type of gas do race cars use?

    13/07/2011 Duración: 02min

    Different types of racing vehicles require different types of fuel. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the advantages and drawbacks of each fuel type. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How Calorie Meters Work

    How Calorie Meters Work

    24/06/2011 Duración: 02min

    It's easy to jump on an exercise machine and watch the calorie meter -- but how accurate are these meters? Learn more about calorie meters in this HowStuffWorks podcast Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • What are hot dogs made from?

    What are hot dogs made from?

    22/06/2011 Duración: 02min

    Hot dogs were first created in Frankfurt, Germany. But what exactly are they made from? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the mysterious ingredients of hot dogs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How much fuel does an airplane use for a trip?

    How much fuel does an airplane use for a trip?

    10/06/2011 Duración: 02min

    A Boeing 747 uses approximately one galloon of fuel per second -- over the course of a ten hour flight, it might burn 36,00 galloons of fuel. How does this compare to a car? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about airplane mileage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How Contrails Work

    How Contrails Work

    01/06/2011 Duración: 02min

    The clouds that some jets form on certain days are called condensation trails -- or contrails. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about condensation, weather and jets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How big does a meteor have to be to reach the ground?

    How big does a meteor have to be to reach the ground?

    27/05/2011 Duración: 05min

    If you've spent much time looking up at the night sky, then you've probably seen some spectacular meteor showers. But how big do these things have to be make it through Earth's atmosphere and reach the ground? Tune in and find out. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Is there any way to see orbiting satellites?

    Is there any way to see orbiting satellites?

    25/05/2011 Duración: 02min

    Satellites are fascinating, but for most people they're somewhat mysterious. They float somewhere in space, invisible to the naked eye -- or are they? In this episode of BrainStuff, Marshall explains the physics behind satellites and orbits. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: May 6th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: May 6th, 2011

    06/05/2011 Duración: 15min

    With billions of people on the planet and millions of astonishing events happening each day, it's tough to keep track of everything. Luckily, Marshall's here to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in his weekly news roundup. Tune in and learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: April 29th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 29th, 2011

    29/04/2011 Duración: 12min

    With billions of people on the planet and millions of astonishing events happening each day, it's tough to keep track of everything. Luckily, Marshall's here to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in his weekly news roundup. Tune in and learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: April 22nd, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 22nd, 2011

    22/04/2011 Duración: 17min

    From the Dukan Diet to gigantic super organisms, there's no shortage of fascinating news stories each week -- so how can you keep track of the best? Never fear: Tune in as Marshall catches you up to speed with his weekly news roundup. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: April 15th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 15th, 2011

    15/04/2011 Duración: 17min

    With billions of people on the planet and millions of astonishing events happening each day, it's tough to keep track of everything. Luckily, Marshall's here to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in his weekly news roundup. Tune in and learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: April 7th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 7th, 2011

    08/04/2011 Duración: 15min

    With billions of people on the planet and millions of astonishing events happening each day, it's tough to keep track of everything. Luckily, Marshall's here to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in his weekly news roundup. Tune in and learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • How many people does it take to do a Formula 1 pit stop?

    How many people does it take to do a Formula 1 pit stop?

    06/04/2011 Duración: 04min

    If you've ever seen a Formula 1 race, then you know the race isn't just between cars -- it's also between pit stop crews. In seven seconds these crews perform an entire pit stop. But how does it work, and how many people does it take? Tune in to find out. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: April 1st, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: April 1st, 2011

    01/04/2011 Duración: 12min

    With billions of people on the planet and millions of astonishing events happening each day, it's tough to keep track of everything. Luckily, Marshall's here to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in his weekly news roundup. Tune in and learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: March 25th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: March 25th, 2011

    25/03/2011 Duración: 16min

    From streaming photo albums to Rebecca Black, this week has been chock-full of fascinating (or, at least in Rebecca's case, unavoidable) events. Tune in as Marshall Brain helps you catch up on the latest and most interesting news from around the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: March 18th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: March 18th, 2011

    18/03/2011 Duración: 14min

    As the nuclear situation in Japan continues to deteriorate, Marshall explores how a similar earthquake could affect the United States. And that's not all: Tune in and catch up on the latest, most fascinating news of the past week in this podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Marshall Brains News Roundup: March 4th, 2011

    Marshall Brain's News Roundup: March 4th, 2011

    04/03/2011 Duración: 15min

    Want to catch up on the biggest news stories of the week? If so, tune in as Marshall Brain analyzes the latest breaking news from around the world in this weekly news roundup. Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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