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The answer is B! Rockets are commonly launched from Florida because the Earth rotates more quickly near the equator, thus adding to the orbital velocity of the rocket.
Test your geography skills (and prepare to get schooled by a group of super smart kids) during the #NatGeoBee tonight at 8/7c!
After returning from the United States, Einstein took refuge in Belgium instead of going home to Germany and Nazi tyranny. Seen here in September of 1933, Einstein is on the first-floor bedroom balcony of his villa. #Genius is new Tuesdays at 9/8c. #TBT
Einstein took many risks during his career. Do you think that's what set him apart from the rest? #Genius is new Tuesdays at 9/8c.
Find out what some doctors are doing to create breakthrough treatments for cancer, tonight on a new episode of #Breakthrough at 10/9c.
Need a quick refresher before tonight’s episode of #Genius? We have you covered! Don’t miss an exciting new episode tonight at 9/8c.
Albert Einstein wanted his ideas to be acknowledged, discussed, and recognized all over the world, and he made it happen. #Genius is new tomorrow at 9/8c. #MotivationMonday
We have a big evening planned for you! First, join Jeff Goldblum on Facebook Live at 8/7c and then watch him host #Explorer at 10/9c on National Geographic.
Co-created by Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and Imraan Ismail, #TheProtectors, Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes, is a documentary short shot in Virtual Reality that chronicles a day in the life of a ranger in Garamba National Park. These rangers are often the last line of defense in a race against extinction at the hands of poachers slaughtering elephants for their ivory tusks.
To watch, head to: natgeotv.com/theprotectors
Albert and Mileva juggle raising kids and pursuing their passions, while also trying to catch the eye of the scientific establishment. Don’t miss a new episode of #Genius on Tuesday at 9/8c.
Even a #Genius needs a break! Here is Albert Einstein enjoying a quiet moment while vacationing by the Baltic Sea during the summer of 1928. #Genius is new Tuesday at 9/8c. #TBT#ThrowbackThursday
#TheProtectors takes viewers to Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo to experience a day in the life of the rangers who are risking their lives to protect endangered elephants from poachers. To watch, head to: natgeotv.com/theprotectors
The word “hacker” has taken on a dark meaning in recent times. But what is hacking, and who does it? Find out on a new episode of #Breakthrough, tonight at 10/9c.
Tonight on #Genius, Einstein struggles to support his pregnant wife and land an academic post in a rigid world of tradition and protocol. Tune in at 9/8c on National Geographic.
What was once conceived as science fiction is now anchored in reality. Year Million, a new six-part documentary-drama series explores what it will be like to be human in the future and predicts how every aspect of technology may affect our lives, for better or worse. Premiering on National Geographic, May 15 at 9/8c. #YearMillion
From Imraan Ismail and Academy Award-winner Kathryn Bigelow comes The Protectors, Walk in the Rangers Shoes, a Virtual Reality short that takes viewers into Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where rangers are risking their lives every day to protect endangered elephants from poaching.
The documentary is currently available on @WITHIN, and beginning May 8th will be available on National Geographic Channel’s Facebook Page. #TheProtectors#VR
Pictured here on his 74th birthday, Albert Einstein enjoys a moment with mathematical physicist, Valentine Bargmann, his secretary Helen Dukas, and his dog, Chico. #Genius is new Tuesdays at 9/8c. #TBT#ThrowbackThursday
Renegade researchers are fighting the medical establishment by exploring a controversial cure for our addiction: psychedelic drugs. Learn more on tonight’s season premiere of #Breakthrough at 10/9c on National Geographic.
SPOILER ALERT! Here's a recap of #Genius: Chapter One so you can catch up before tonight's new episode at 9/8c on National Geographic.
As a young girl, Mileva Marić had to fight particularly hard to prove herself and gain access to a male-dominated educational system. Her drive and intellect would eventually lead her to attend Zürich Polytechnic to study physics alongside Albert Einstein. Talk about #GirlPower! #MondayMotivation #Genius, Tuesdays 9/8c on National Geographic.
Transportation turned society inside out. Engines and animals powered the rise of civilization, driving humanity forward into the modern world. Don't miss the season finale of #Origins, tonight at 9/8c.
The Los Angeles riots of 1992 were one of the most destructive civil disturbances in United States history. Find out more about how it all unfolded, tune into the premiere of #LA92 tonight at 9/8c.
Immediately following the premiere, join the Facebook Live Aftershow, hosted by @soledadobrien : https://www.facebook.com/natgeotvUS/videos/10155017543681005/
Albert and Elsa Einstein enjoying a carriage ride during their visit to California in 1931. Don’t miss a new episode of #Genius, Tuesday at 9/8c
As we approach the 25th Anniversary of the #LARiots, it’s important to reflect on how history has repeated itself in the quarter century since the events that shook LA and America.
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