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Definitions Of Fact, Theory, And Law In Scientific Work

Over at the National Centre for Science Education, they have a handy little explainer of what a Fact, Theory, Hypothesis, and Law is in scientific work. These terms are often misunderstood by people who don’t work in the field, so it’s … Continue reading

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What Physics Teachers Get Wrong About Tides

“Everything you’ve learned about tides is WRONG. We know that gravity affects the motion of all objects equally – so why are oceans the only bodies of water with tides? Join Gabe on this week’s episode of PBS Space Time … Continue reading

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Robots Falling Down At The DARPA Robotics Challenge

This compilation of robots falling down is far funnier than it should be. I love how they start falling down in almost slow motion, an inevitability of gravity pulling down on them as soon as they go slightly off balance. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #19

Throwback Thursday is here once again. To start this week off, we have a mix of the Cornetto trilogy films by Edgar Wright, and it’s rather well done. If you haven’t seen any / all of those films, you’re missing out, … Continue reading

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How Do Airplanes Fly?

Simple explanation of how airplanes fly, by MinutePhysics. All to do with force and pressure. Lift, gravity, thrust, and drag all play a role in keeping airplanes flying, and when they balance each other out, this results in no net force. … Continue reading

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Rotating Rooms & Zero Gravity

“The zero-gravity hallway fight scenes were achieved by using “…massive, rotating sets that twisted and turned and forced Gordon-Levitt to manoeuvre with utmost caution. Five-hundred crew members were involved in the scene, which took a full three weeks to complete.” The sets were … Continue reading

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OK Go – Red Star Macalline Commercial

A fantastic commercial OK Go did for the Chinese furniture store Red Star Macalline. It’s a combination of the visuals of their music video for “The Writing’s On The Wall” coupled with a remix of their song “I Won’t Let You … Continue reading

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