Tag Archives: physics

Balance

This is a wonderful little video about Balance. The two kids perform a series of balancing acts with different objects, in the process demonstrating the power of physics. I like the water tension card dice balance trick. After the break … Continue reading

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A Capella Science – Bohemian Gravity

A Capella Science – Bohemian Gravity. Following on from the brilliant Rolling in the Higgs, Tim Blais has created another wonderful parody, this time of Queen‘s Bohemian Rhapsody. In it, he tries to explain what string theory is. It’s… complicated. … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Made From Science

Everyone loves apple pies, especially Carl Sagan. Ok, that may not be true, but I love them (at long as they’re gluten free…). But how do you go about making the perfect pie? Over at the New York Times, Amy … Continue reading

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The Physics Behind The Bead Chain Experiment

A few days ago I showed the amazing bead chain experiment in slow motion. The original is above. Today, I point you towards the physics behind it! Over at Empirical Zeal, they offer an indepth analysis of what is actually … Continue reading

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Water Spirals

What do you think of when you see this video: Magic?  Witchcraft?  Trickery? Science?  If you answered 1 or 2, I’m sorry, that’s the wrong answer. If you answered 4, with a little bit of 3 thrown in there, huzzah, … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Black Death Albums Ninja Universe

A random Weekly Ramblings this week, full of old (though interesting) news that I never got round to posting about at the time. First up, ninjas! Sort of. Over at Wired Science Blogs, they have the an article on the … Continue reading

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