The Toughest, Biggest, and Hottest Science of 2017

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2017 has been an eventful year, so as it comes to a close we'd like to look back at some of its most superlative science. We're conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: Wax worms www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170424141338.htm www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(17)30231-2.pdf www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-26/common-catepillar-can-eat-plastic-bags-at-high-speeds/8472368 www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/25/plastic-eating-bugs-wax-moth-caterpillars-bee Titanosaurs news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/largest-dinosaur-ever-titanosaur-fossil-patagotitan-science/ rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/284/1860/20171219 www.independent.co.uk/news/science/dinosaurs-patagotitan-biggest-ever-bones-fossils-patagonia-argentina-titanosaurs-t-rex-cience-a7883636.html www.newsweek.com/biggest-dinosaur-ever-patagotitan-mayorum-argentina-647858 www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/08/09/which-dinosaur-is-the-biggest-theres-a-new-contender-and-its-alarmingly-large/?utm_term=.d23f4d3a28c6 www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-did-sauropods-get-so-big-71843199/ Hottest year www.livescience.com/3650-el-nino.html www.independent.co.uk/environment/2017-hottest-year-on-record-el-nino-no-effect-climate-change-global-warming-fossil-fuels-a8039796.html www.scientificamerican.com/article/surprising-scientists-2017-could-be-among-hottest-on-record/ theconversation.com/el-nino-could-mean-2015-is-even-hotter-than-last-years-scorcher-35837 www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/climate-change-global-temperature www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201613 www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201710/supplemental/page-1 www.scientificamerican.com/article/was-the-extreme-2017-hurricane-season-driven-by-climate-change/ www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/03/more-coral-bleaching-feared-for-great-barrier-reef-in-coming-months www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/2017-arctic-sea-ice-minimum-comes-eighth-smallest-record ---------- Images: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Colliding_neutron_stars_ESA385307.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:This_artist%27s_concept_depicts_Kepler-62f.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crested_Pigeon_(Ocyphaps_lophotes)_mating_display.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wax_worm,_U,_Maryland,_side_2015-07-13-13.01.17_ZS_PMax.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chubut-Argentina.jpg commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ENSO_-_El_Ni%C3%B1o.svg

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