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It's Okay to Be Smart | How to be Crushed by the Atmosphere!

How to be Crushed by the Atmosphere!

Air. I bet you never even notice that it’s there. Yet you are swimming in an ocean of it every day. If there’s a literal ton of air pressing down on you all the time, so why don’t we feel it? We look back at the history of physics to learn how we figured out air pressure, why vacuums don’t suck.

Premiere Date: April 15, 2019 | Runtime: 00:06:56

About It's Okay to Be Smart

This is a show about science. But it's probably not about science the way you're used to it. Hosted by Joe Hanson, author of the science blog, It's Okay to be Smart. Part of the PBS Digital Studios network.