SciShow Tangents

From Complexly and WNYC Studios

The lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow.

  • 28 - Cooking

    May 21, 2019
    Part folk art, part technology, all science: it’s cooking, baby! Learn all about the hidden chemistry most people do every day!
  • 27 - Mars

    May 14, 2019
    This week we talk about Hanks favorite planet: Mars! From enormous volcanoes to underground lakes, Mars has everything... except a breathable atmosphere or any organic life!
  • 26 - Sound

    May 7, 2019
    From a musician using it to evoke emotions, or doctors using it to look inside the human body, people have always been fascinated by making, manipulating, and understanding sound! 
  • 25 - Mutation

    Apr 30, 2019
    Tiny changes in an organism’s DNA sequence can lead to big variations or absolutely nothing. It’s just a roll of the dice!
  • 24 - Agriculture

    Apr 23, 2019
    To usher in the start of gardening season, we sat down to talk about all things agricultural!
  • 23 - Pregnancy

    Apr 16, 2019
    Pregnancy is, biologically speaking, already extremely weird, so it may not surprise you that we found some truly bizarre stuff to talk about this week!
  • 22 - Ancient Mega

    Apr 9, 2019
    This week, we’re joined by Blake de Pastino from the YouTube channel PBS Eons to talk about how plants, animals, and geologic events used to be so… huge.
  • 21 - Bats

    Apr 2, 2019
    Bats have a bad reputation because of the ones that drink blood or spread disease, but these furry flying critters are both fascinating and pretty cute!
  • 20 - Charles Darwin

    Mar 26, 2019
    You may know Charles Darwin for his biggest hit: the theory of evolution. But he lived a whole life beyond that filled with more groundbreaking discoveries and plenty of wacky mishaps.