Where does NASA keep the Moon Rocks? - Smarter Every Day 220

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  • SmarterEveryDay
    SmarterEveryDay   3 months back

    Andrea (the lab manager) is awesome.


    I must confess. Any "wingeing" you hear from Brady Haran about how long this collab took is 100% true. We filmed this 4 years ago (!). He's bugged me to publish it every two months or so, so as a way to express my sincere apology I'd like to humbly request that you go watch his video and consider subscribing on Objectivity. Also, if you do so, please leave a comment about how it was worth the wait and he should quit his wingeing. Here's his video. (I didn't know about the Genesis Rock!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvhLBzsDwSQ


    Also check out Joe Hanson's video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr28zMXQ3bU

    • Max Simmons
      Max Simmons  4 days back

      SmarterEveryDay I was there that day attending robotics camp

    • dean hepple
      dean hepple  2 months back

      I suppose it's a job creation . Waste of bloody money . Moon rocks. Did the fall from the moon . How else would they get here . ?

    • obiwahn dagobah
      obiwahn dagobah  2 months back

      @Jacob Corrao Do you have any Friends in real life? You are such an annoying person that I doubt it seriously.

  • ColdPhoenix94
    ColdPhoenix94  6 hours back

    So basically they can put the pieces together, then ship it back to the moon and place them in their initial places with the same orientation as they were.

    • Anders Ekengren
      Anders Ekengren  6 hours back

      have they compared these moonrock samples with the Russians ?

      • The1stFishBone
        The1stFishBone  2 days back

        Why are they stored in Nitrogen instead of Argon? Was it impossible to separate Argon in the 70s or something?

        • Raymond Stemmer
          Raymond Stemmer  3 days back

          I keep my rocks down my pants

          • supriadi kartadarma
            supriadi kartadarma  5 days back

            Yep those rock are from desert..

            • Adil Hanif
              Adil Hanif  5 days back

              Just wow cant believe

              • kaleidoscope dct
                kaleidoscope dct  6 days back

                I have to evolve my Nidorino. Now I know where to go. Thanks Youtube

                • LegoLord.
                  LegoLord.  1 weeks back

                  NASA is nothing but lies.

                  • John paul Lazaro
                    John paul Lazaro  1 weeks back

                    what if someone farted inside the room

                    • Trav Birck
                      Trav Birck  1 weeks back

                      This is maybe my favorite. I m a soapstone carver. Most of my rocks are 5-750 pounds to start. My carvings are 6- .25#. I love how they catalog the slices and pieces. Stellar work

                      • Kevin C
                        Kevin C  1 weeks back

                        I wonder how many dudes got fired from being DUDES, so only women are left at this job that requires precision caring :D

                        • John
                          John  1 weeks back

                          You want some moon rock, dude? I'll get ya some moon rock.

                          • Unplugged Brains
                            Unplugged Brains  1 weeks back

                            Ñeil
                            Ãrmstrong
                            $moke them
                            Ãll....

                            • FullHeartedGamer
                              FullHeartedGamer  1 weeks back

                              So I'm really not sure just how many people have noticed, but I fear the documentation aspects of this system.


                              Just as a glance, Andrea (who seems amazing and would be really awesome to meet) just so happened to state "254" at 14:55 which 254 is noticeable at the left of the page.


                              Could we start a discussion on how something like this could be resolved? Maybe label maker type system?
                              Just wanna hear some thoughts.

                              • paul skillman
                                paul skillman  1 weeks back

                                Did Russia & China get any of these samples?

                                • Tommy Reusse
                                  Tommy Reusse  1 weeks back

                                  Fact! some of these "moon rocks" turned out to be nothing more than petrified wood from earth.

                                  • seigeengine
                                    seigeengine  1 weeks back

                                    False! The only "moon rock" that turned out to be petrified wood was never claimed to be a moon rock by any actual authority, and was not one of the moon rock samples given out. It was an unrelated gift that was donated to an art museum, and never verified.

                                • Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi

                                  LOL! man never set foot on earth! it was a big Hollywood hoax to bankrupt Soviets as Soviets kept wasting billions in space while their public nose dived into poverty. why can NASA go today with modern tech?

                                  • Eric Mercer
                                    Eric Mercer  1 weeks back

                                    Thank you for this video. This is, without a doubt, my favorite.

                                    • Electric Wolf
                                      Electric Wolf  2 weeks back

                                      7:49 And that is what we should have found on Sep 20th.








                                      Thanks for the great content, keep doing what you are doing!

                                      • Paolo Costantini
                                        Paolo Costantini  2 weeks back

                                        if nothing else, Americans know how to create a business out of nothing, from the biggest lie in the history of a flat earth !

                                        • seigeengine
                                          seigeengine  1 weeks back

                                          You do realize that a good chunk of conspiracy theories exist or are popular specifically because they were made up and spread by conmen to make money off of the gullible and mentally infirm?

                                      • Lunar
                                        Lunar  2 weeks back

                                        I’M HERE TO TAKE MY ROCKS.

                                        • Kelby Rao
                                          Kelby Rao  2 weeks back

                                          Oh I got some moon rocks of my own. 🌚🌚🌛🌜

                                          • 100abosohnevideo
                                            100abosohnevideo  2 weeks back

                                            All the dislikes from flat earthers🐵

                                            • Darren Burns
                                              Darren Burns  2 weeks back

                                              That some comeplex LEGO

                                              • hunter lund
                                                hunter lund  2 weeks back

                                                It's been over 50 years... what about the rocks that we havent learned that requires all those procedures? I'm not a braindead sheeple conspiracy theorist I'm asking for the official credited position as to why

                                                • jimmyfly
                                                  jimmyfly  2 weeks back

                                                  hunter lund - uhh, what?

                                                • seigeengine
                                                  seigeengine  2 weeks back

                                                  You couldn't even articulate a coherent question, mate.

                                              • Askejm
                                                Askejm  2 weeks back

                                                *this was destins last video, as he then stopped his youtube channel to look at moon rocks with andrea at a daily basis*

                                                • psycleen
                                                  psycleen  2 weeks back

                                                  hollywood basement

                                                  • hunter lund
                                                    hunter lund  2 weeks back

                                                    What if the conspiracy theorist made a conspiracy to get millions off of add revenue from their articles/books?🤔🤔 you're an accidental shill to a millionare laughing at you

                                                • Sergio Martinez
                                                  Sergio Martinez  2 weeks back

                                                  Andrea was on we are going on nasa YouTube channel

                                                  • Robert Cookson
                                                    Robert Cookson  2 weeks back

                                                    That was COOL!! Even cooler was you posted it on my birthday.

                                                    • Peaches Jackofski
                                                      Peaches Jackofski  2 weeks back

                                                      I wonder if we get the same kind of precision and accuracy when the ET’s are studying us?

                                                      • Commenter
                                                        Commenter  2 weeks back

                                                        NASA is fake. I feel dumber after watching this.

                                                        • jimmyfly
                                                          jimmyfly  2 weeks back

                                                          Commenter -“NASA is fake”

                                                          Wtf is that even supposed to mean?

                                                      • bhsbass
                                                        bhsbass  2 weeks back

                                                        I still wonder if man actually went to moon.

                                                        • jimmyfly
                                                          jimmyfly  1 weeks back

                                                          bhsbass - they haven’t been to the bottom of the ocean in decades either. Does that mean you question that as well?

                                                        • bhsbass
                                                          bhsbass  1 weeks back

                                                          @jimmyfly Because they havent been back to moon in decades!

                                                        • jimmyfly
                                                          jimmyfly  2 weeks back

                                                          bhsbass - why, exactly, do you wonder this?

                                                        • seigeengine
                                                          seigeengine  2 weeks back

                                                          Man did.
                                                          Woman didn't.
                                                          Checkmate feminists.

                                                      • sky watcher
                                                        sky watcher  2 weeks back

                                                        Seriously? Why does it or will it ever matter about the exact location where collected, and how the sample was oriented at that location., Or what piece of rock fits another piece of the same rock. Decades of wasted taxpayer dollars, while people are starving to death on our own rock. This is a shameless sin being committed against humanity.

                                                        • seigeengine
                                                          seigeengine  1 weeks back

                                                          You're still the moron that's like "accurate data to further our understanding of the cosmos? Pssh. Better whine about a few bucks being thrown at that, as if they weren't spending $115M an hour on the military with no real oversight."

                                                        • sky watcher
                                                          sky watcher  1 weeks back

                                                          @jimmyfly l could be like you and be rude and make an arrogant reply to your statement regarding my opinion of wasted taxpayers dollars , but I won't because I feel a better use of my time is to hug a tree . Lol assmunch

                                                        • jimmyfly
                                                          jimmyfly  2 weeks back

                                                          sky watcher - go hug some trees 🙄

                                                      • BMJCONTRACTING LLC
                                                        BMJCONTRACTING LLC  3 weeks back

                                                        Look it’s were they faked the moon landing.

                                                        • hunter lund
                                                          hunter lund  2 weeks back

                                                          What if the conspiracy theorist Is fake and laughing because of all the money they made off of books/ articles/ youtube you watched and read 🤔🤔 what if the conspiracy is to invent a conspiracy so the conspiracy theorists will buy it and give them money?🤔🤔 when was the last time you had an article or book published by conspiracy theorists that did not contain adds and was fully free to the public unlike the mountains of documents of scientific research you can find online with no revenue going to the credited publishers?

                                                      • NMS Base-Builder
                                                        NMS Base-Builder  3 weeks back

                                                        now you got me curious, tell us the chemical and mineral composition of them thar stones.

                                                        • Mr McGregor
                                                          Mr McGregor  3 weeks back

                                                          Destin you've been bamboozled. I can't watch any more of your videos. Up until the NASA garbage, your videos were entertaining.

                                                          • jimmyfly
                                                            jimmyfly  2 weeks back

                                                            Mr McGregor - you’re an idiot

                                                        • bluehornedram 76
                                                          bluehornedram 76  3 weeks back

                                                          Lmao fake moon rocks

                                                          • Ghosty Gaming
                                                            Ghosty Gaming  3 weeks back

                                                            Mn

                                                            • PatheticLemon19
                                                              PatheticLemon19  3 weeks back

                                                              My teacher had authentic moon rocks. He got them from his friend who is a scientist at NASA and my teacher had to walk around with a suitcase attached to his wrist with handcuffs.

                                                              • wac55
                                                                wac55  3 weeks back

                                                                Lol can’t touch the sample with gloves with out bags. The guys picked them up with or with out bags n gloves back in the day haha

                                                                • David Leibensperger
                                                                  David Leibensperger  3 weeks back

                                                                  Moons Haunted

                                                                  • Ryan. Dre
                                                                    Ryan. Dre  3 weeks back

                                                                    Hilariously fake

                                                                    • Rajan Rao
                                                                      Rajan Rao  3 weeks back

                                                                      0:39 they saw a drain next to them.

                                                                      • Deepak Gupta
                                                                        Deepak Gupta  3 weeks back

                                                                        looking at the size and ID number , are we running out of moon rock??

                                                                        • Cactus Jones 2.0
                                                                          Cactus Jones 2.0  3 weeks back

                                                                          Why don't you have any from Apollo thirte--- ohhh...

                                                                          • Rappid
                                                                            Rappid  3 weeks back

                                                                            0:11 sounds like willy wonka bit with moonrocks

                                                                            • Bartyron
                                                                              Bartyron  3 weeks back

                                                                              Very good video! The amount of traceability is staggering! Thanks to all for this insight!! I keep getting smarter every day :)

                                                                              I wonder how they deal with the possibly contaminated samples that come back from studies.