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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

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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

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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

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Throwback Thursday #9

“Welcome to Good Job. Our new show where we look at the well known, and not so well known jobs in the video game industry. Today we’re talking to the guys from Wabi Sabi Sound where they show us some … Continue reading

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Why Do Mirrors Flip Horizontally (But Not Vertically)?

This video by Physics Girl is a great explanation of how mirrors work, and why we think they flip horizontally but not vertically. The answer is that mirrors actually flip images on the Z-axis. It’s really rather fascinating. Onwards!

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Levitating Pumpkins! Halloween Science

“”And the cursed pumpkin rose up from the earth, carried to the sky by the spirits of All Hallows’ Eve.” Or in other words, Andy put a superconductor in a pumpkin and levitated it on a magnetic track.” (YouTube) A … Continue reading

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CERN And The Rise Of The Standard Model

“Curiosity is as old as humankind, and it is CERN’s raison d’être. When the Laboratory was founded, the structure of matter was a mystery. Today, we know that all visible matter in the Universe is composed of a remarkably small … Continue reading

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