Tag: physics

March 18, 2021 at 4:19 pm

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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December 28, 2020 at 2:37 pm

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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November 30, 2020 at 2:31 pm

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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July 29, 2020 at 12:29 am

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

This 'Magnus Effect' RC Plane Looks Like a Push Reel Mower and It Flies

Who said lawn mowers can’t fly?

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June 23, 2020 at 11:26 am

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 at 6:01 pm

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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May 6, 2020 at 11:50 am

This DIY Lego Tensegrity Sculpture is Awesome

This DIY Lego Tensegrity Sculpture is Awesome

DO try this at home!

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April 29, 2020 at 2:37 pm

Guy Uses Chains to Build a Tensegrity Table You Can Actually Climb On

Guy Uses Chains to Build a Tensegrity Table You Can Actually Climb On

This thing is so cool!

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March 3, 2020 at 1:34 pm

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen a Car Dropped 150 ft Onto a Trampoline

Just In Case You've Never Seen a Car Dropped 150 ft Onto a Trampoline

The trampoline was made from Kevlar and 144 garage door springs

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February 13, 2020 at 10:20 am

Filming a Tranquilizer Dart in Super Slow Motion to See How It Works

Filming a Tranquilizer Dart in Super Slow Motion to See How It Works

The Slow Mo Guys learn about tranquilizer dart physics using slow mo as a helpful tool

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