Tag Archives: Veritasium

The Most Radioactive Places On Earth

“Who on Earth is exposed to the most ionizing radiation? I’m filming a documentary for TV about how Uranium and radioactivity have shaped the modern world. It will be broadcast in mid-2015, details to come. The filming took me to … Continue reading

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What Is Random? What Is Not Random?

What is Random and What is Not Random are two interesting videos by VSauce and Veritasium. They tackle what randomness is, whether anything is truly random, how to tell if it is, and talk about the underlying principles and physical … Continue reading

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield On Space Oddities

“Fans of UNSW Science and ScienceAlert got to pose a series of questions to You Tube’s most famous astronaut Chris Hadfield. Watch the interview with Veritasium’s Derek Muller at the exclusive Space Oddity event at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum – the … Continue reading

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Slinky Drop Physics

A neat experiment asking a simple question: what happens when a slinky that has been extended under its own weight is released? How does it fall to the ground? The answer, found here, is really interesting. Basically, the bottom end … Continue reading

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