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  • Popular The Supernova That Measured The Universe. Veritasium Video.

    The Supernova That Measured The Universe. Veritasium Video.

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    In 2015 astronomers successfully predicted the appearance of a supernova within a couple weeks. How did they do it? Win your Ultimate Tech Bundle by entering Fasthosts’ Techie Test here: https://fasthosts.com/veritasium

  • Popular Gravity is NOT a Force Video. Veritasium Video

    Gravity is NOT a Force Video. Veritasium Video

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    The General Theory of Relativity tells us gravity is not a force, gravitational fields don't exist. Objects tend to move on straight paths through curved spacetime.

  • Popular How Kodak Detected the Atomic Bomb Video

    How Kodak Detected the Atomic Bomb Video

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    Kodak detected the first atomic bomb before anyone else figured it out. Then they made a deal not to tell anyone.

  • Popular The Launch of Perseverance Video

    The Launch of Perseverance Video

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    This was a pretty extraordinary experience - thanks to NASA for inviting me! The Atlas V 541 rocket took off carrying the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity the Mars helicopter at 7:50 am July 30, 2020. They should arrive in about seven months on February 1

  • Popular Why modern chemistry still needs glassblowers

    Why modern chemistry still needs glassblowers

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    Lots of modern chemistry research still relies on unique, hand-blown glass instruments. Step inside a scientific glassblowing workshop and see a third-generation glassblower in action Video Script:: (fire whooshing) - My favorite part of myday is whe

  • Popular Parallel Worlds Probably Exist. Here’s Why

    Parallel Worlds Probably Exist. Here’s Why

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    The most elegant interpretation of quantum mechanics is the universe is constantly splitting

  • Popular The incredible ibex defies gravity and climbs a dam | Forces of Nature with Brian Cox - BBC

    The incredible ibex defies gravity and climbs a dam | Forces of Nature with Brian Cox - BBC

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    The spectacular sight of mountain goats defying gravity on a vertical dam wall in Italy, and all because they are have a craving for some of Earth's elements essential to life.

  • Popular How time zones are subtly messing with you

    How time zones are subtly messing with you

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    Time zones help enable modern communication and commerce, but they mess with a lot more than just your TV schedule. In this video, we take a look at the ways we draw time zones and the surprising effects that time zones have on your health, your economic

  • Popular Engineering with Origami

    Engineering with Origami

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    On first glance it's surprising that origami -- a centuries old art of folding paper to achieve particular aesthetics -- is applicable to engineering. But upon closer consideration there are a lot of reasons methods developed for paper folding are also ap

  • Popular The Most Radioactive Places on Earth. The Ending Is A Real Shocker!

    The Most Radioactive Places on Earth. The Ending Is A Real Shocker!

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    Who knew? I sure didn't. The ending to this video may ( hopefully ) prompt many viewers to change some of their habits. Please share with family and friends, I did.

  • Popular Can You Swim in Shade Balls?

    Can You Swim in Shade Balls?

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    I bought 10,000 shade balls and tried to swim in them. They appear to act like a non-Newtonian fluid: rigid under high shear stress, but they flow like a liquid under low shear. My sense was that swimming in shade balls would be difficult but still doable

  • Popular How Does  A Plane Wing Work?

    How Does A Plane Wing Work?

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    Make your own paper plane wing, learn how it works and generates lift. Use a hair drier and watch it take off. Fun aerofoil science experiment for kids to try at home. We look at Bernoulli's principle and Newtons third law of motion.

  • Popular Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir?

    Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir?

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    I took a boat through 96 million black plastic balls on the Los Angeles reservoir to find out why they're there. The first time I heard about shade balls the claim was they reduce evaporation. But it turns out this isn't the reason they were introduced.

  • Popular The Lemonade Machine

    The Lemonade Machine

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    Our first ever house wide machine project - The Lemonade Machine. This complex chain reaction travels through the kitchen, kid's room, bathroom, office, parent's room, living room, patio & backyard using everyday objects to automatically pour lemonade

  • Popular Unlocking a car with your Brain - Sixty Symbols

    Unlocking a car with your Brain - Sixty Symbols

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    Professor Roger Bowley unlocks his car from various distances, using waves from his key, brain and a big bottle of water.

  • Popular Line Riders - Beethoven's 5th

    Line Riders - Beethoven's 5th

    by Mel Added 699 Views / 0 Likes

    I spent over 3 months synchronizing a line rider track to Beethoven's 5th drawing everything by hand. There is no animation happening here. Any time a character leaves the screen they are being directed by unseen lines to the next location. This is not th

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