Tag Archives: physics

Is Today Back To The Future Day?

The answer to this is finally YES! Today is Back to the Future day! Great Scott! The Back to the Future trilogy is an amazing set of films, and if you haven’t seen them, you’re missing out. What’s special about October … Continue reading

Posted in Films, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Feynman Lectures On Physics

Richard Feynman was a brilliant Nobel prize winning physicist, well known throughout the field and beyond. His lectures were legendary, and now for the first time, all of them are available to read, for free, online, courtesy of Caltech and … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Mould Effect Chain Fountain On The One Show

I’ve posted about the Bead Chain Experiment before, showing both an indepth analysis of the physics behind it, as well as a slow motion version of it. This version is a World Record attempt! Steve Mould (the discoverer of the … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings, Science, TV shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Throwback Thursday #17

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Throwback! First up are some translucent ants eating a coloured liquid, colouring themselves in the process (Colossal). It looks pretty cool, especially the ants that create new colours by sampling several of the different liquids. From … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Ramblings, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Throwback Thursday #16 – Atoms

It’s that time of the week again: Throwback Thursday! First up, the video above demonstrates what happens when you heat a plastic cup. It’s rather surprising, considering it doesn’t just melt onto the floor. It’s all to do with the … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Crazy Pool Vortex

Another great video by Physics Girl, this time explaining the crazy pool vortexes you can create in a swimming pool. I really like the way she delves into detail about what is causing the vortexes, as well as why the … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment