Tag: physics

Jul 20, 2021

The Weird Way a Stretched Out Slinky Drops to the Ground

The Weird Way a Stretched Out Slinky Drops to the Ground

I was not expecting that

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May 25, 2021

This Pipe Transfers Heat 100x Faster than Copper and Can Cut Through Ice with Just the Heat of Your Hand

This Pipe Transfers Heat 100x Faster than Copper and Can Cut Through Ice with Just the Heat of Your Hand

The world’s fastest heat conductor is amazing

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Apr 21, 2021

Remembering the 1968 Olympics When One Man Defied Convention and Changed a Sport Forever

Remembering the 1968 Olympics When One Man Defied Convention and Changed a Sport Forever

At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, high jumper Dick Fosbury shocked the world

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Apr 15, 2021

Invisible Rube Goldberg Machine 🤯

Invisible Rube Goldberg Machine 🤯

Scientist Masahiko Sato uses glass, oil, and refraction to create an invisible Rube Goldberg machine

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Mar 18, 2021

The World’s Heaviest Weight

The World’s Heaviest Weight

How do you measure big forces accurately? By calibrating your force transducer on the world’s biggest weight – 1,000,000 pounds of force

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Dec 28, 2020

Carbon Fiber is 10x Stronger Than Steel, Unless You Do This

Carbon Fiber is 10x Stronger Than Steel, Unless You Do This

If you put carbon fiber under any load other than tension, the strength just disappears

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Nov 30, 2020

4K: Spinning an Apple Until it Explodes at 28,500 FPS

4K: Spinning an Apple Until it Explodes at 28,500 FPS

Compressed air can be used to levitate rounded objects. Sometimes said rounded objects start spinning so fast that they give up on being round objects.

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Jul 29, 2020

This ‘Magnus Effect’ RC Plane Looks Like a Push Reel Mower and Yes, It Flies

This ‘Magnus Effect’ RC Plane Looks Like a Push Reel Mower and Yes, It Flies

Who said lawn mowers can’t fly

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Jun 23, 2020

The Incredible Property that Makes N95 Masks So Good at Filtering Particles

The Incredible Property that Makes N95 Masks So Good at Filtering Particles

Electrostatic charged fabric, why didn’t I think of that!

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May 17, 2020

This Guy Made a Googol to 1 Gear Reduction Machine Entirely Out of LEGO

This Guy Made a Googol to 1 Gear Reduction Machine Entirely Out of LEGO

The rotation time for the last gear would take 52433879932503535381614991275498187972589101825233846406570841889117043121149897330595482546 years to complete once

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