Physics

Astronomers have seen light from BEHIND a black hole for the first time. I explained the discovery and results to my editor, Levi. Congrats to D. Wilkins and the astronomy team! Tap dat Patreon → https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl Special thank you to our X-Ray tier patrons: Carlos Patricio, David Cichowski, Eddie Sabbah, Fabrice Eap, Gil Chesterton, Isabel
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Have you ever seen a blur of color when looking away from a projector screen? Or noticed how flashing lights look different colors when you move your eyes? This is an everyday mystery! The answer lies in persistence of vision and how your brain processes what it sees. If you liked this video check out
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Why do mirrors appear to flip images horizontally but not vertically? http://physicsgirl.org/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Facebook: http://www.physicsgirl.org/facebook Twitter: http://www.physicsgirl.org/twitter Help us translate our videos! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UC7DdEm33SyaTDtWYGO2CwdA&tab=2 Featuring guest Meg Chetwood @megatronvolley Thanks to Kyle Kitzmiller and Veritasium http://youtube.com/veritasium Music: “Rhythm Changes,” “Locally Sourced”
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How an 8000V electromagnet can be used to shrink a quarter. The interplay between electric and magnetic forces leads to the Lorentz Force and Faraday’s law of induction which can be used to shrink a quarter, or any other type of metal coin. Check out ArcAttack: http://facebook.com/arcattack Check out the singing tesla coils on It’s
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This video is about how we don’t just need energy to power our lives, we need *low entropy* energy! Thanks to Google Making and Science for supporting this series, and to Sean Carroll for collaborating on it! His book can be found here: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/316646/the-big-picture-by-sean-carroll/ Playlist of the full video series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoaVOjvkzQtyZF-2VpJrxPz7bxK_p1Dd2 Link to Patreon supporters
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Subscribe for more physics, science and curious phenomena. Why are there holes all over the southern California desert? This area is a unique basin that should actually be 20,000 ft below sea level. So I traveled there and spent 4 hrs looking for muddy holes in the ground. The moving mud puddle: Link: topographicmap.com Special
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Thanks to http://www.brilliant.org/minutephysics for supporting this video! Thanks to my friend Mark Rober (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY1kMZp36IQSyNx_9h4mpCg) for making the spacetime globe, and to Grant Sanderson (https://www.youtube.com/3blue1brown) for inspiration. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ This is the first in a series of videos about special relativity. This is definitely not an academic course,
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Want to support more videos like this? Patreon.com/physicsgirl A mud puddle started moving across the California desert, and no one knows why. Dianna visited the mud spring to find out how a puddle became declared a natural disaster. Special thanks to our Sally Ride level patrons: Carlos Patricio, David Cichowski, Eddie Sabbah, Fabrice Eap, Jeremy
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Link to keep watching over on Vsauce’s channel RIGHT HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYf6av21x5c What if there were a tunnel through the middle of the earth and you jumped in? Also, explore a map of the big bang! http://www.bigbangregistry.com MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic
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Explaining the exciting new Fermilab muon result to my production team More info: First results from Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment strengthen evidence of new physics http://physicsgirl.org/ Tweets by thephysicsgirl http://facebook.com/thephysicsgirl http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern
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What if you thought the earth was flat? And then you found out it isn’t? MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute! Music by Nathaniel Schroeder http://www.soundcloud.com/drschroeder Thanks
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Try to sing the impossible note! Singers try to sing into a pipe, and find certain notes are impossible to sing, even for professionals. WHY?! You can learn more about CuriosityStream at https://curiositystream.com/physicsgirl Surprise YouTube education guests: Grant Sanderson from 3blue1brown at 0:50 Derek Muller Veritasium at 1:19 This edition of the Physics Girl Everyday
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Subscribe to MinutePhysics – it’s FREE! References Non-Equilibrium Pilot Wave model: http://arxiv.org/pdf/0811.0810.pdf AND http://arxiv.org/pdf/1001.2758.pdf Real Ensemble Interpretation: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1104.2822.pdf MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute! Music by Nathaniel
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Ultrasonic levitation, IN YOUR HOME! Learn how an acoustic levitator works and how to make one. You can learn more about your personal DNA story by going to https://23andMe.com/physicsgirl If you liked this video check out these: Strange Sand Acts Like Liquid BIZARRE spinning toys We followed the instructions for the acoustic levitator here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Levitator/
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$2000 Anker Contest Link: http://bit.ly/2u5YUqb Link to the PowerCore+ 26800 (the one I showed in the video): http://amzn.to/2vwh9Jr Real Engineering’s video: https://youtu.be/ahxBbEwhIE0 Sam and Niko channel: http://www.youtube.com/samandniko Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ Can Batteries Power Everything? This video is about the physical and chemical limitations to electrolytic batteries, and how
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If gravity is so attractive, why doesn’t the earth just crash into the sun? Or the moon into the earth? The answer: Stable Orbits hyperbolic funnel video: http://bit.ly/r5xhng minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new
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Try 23andMe at http://23andme.com/physicsgirl Liquid oxygen has unusual magnetic properties. This demonstration with the MIT Technical Services Group and a crazy blowtorch demonstration on the curie point of iron share a glimpse into how different kinds of magnetism work. If you liked this video check out these: The HIDDEN Magnets in Your Phone! ft. MKBHD
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As the weather gets colder and dryer, you are more likely to get shocked when getting out of a car, touching a door knob, or doing laundry. Is there a way to prevent getting shocked on the car door? physicsgirl.org instagram.com/thephysicsgirl facebook.com/thephysicsgirl twitter.com/thephysicsgirl Help us translate our videos! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UC7DdEm33SyaTDtWYGO2CwdA&tab=2 Host/Writer: Dianna Cowern Editor: Jabril Ashe
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When you mix red and green, what do you get? White light is all of the colors, right? So, how do computer screens show you every wavelength of light? Or do they? Only some humans can see this type of light https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSu0cV3fqi8 Singing this Note is IMPOSSIBLE! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F64xcPKKES8 https://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Tweets by thephysicsgirl https://facebook.com/thephysicsgirl https://physicsgirl.org Help
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Bubbling air through sand can cause it to act like a liquid. Dianna Cowern and William Osman try to reproduce this popular GIF on Physics Girl. Sand liquefied! Check out William Osman: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMJ2MchTSW2kWaT0kK94Yw Thanks to Udacity for supporting PBS Digital Studios. For a limited-time discount, go to http://www.Udacity.com/physics-girl. If you liked this video check out
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“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities” – Hazel Grace Lancaster, in “The Fault in Our Stars,” by John Green minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute!
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Thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Space Telescope Science Institute for supporting this video. This video is about the cycloid curves on Jupiter’s moon Europa – they’re ridges or valleys in the icy surface that formed due to some sort of geological or tectonic-esque phenomenon. The answer involves ping pong balls, the
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This video was made with the support of the Heising Simons Foundation. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ This video is about the Ozma problem of distinguishing the chirality (ie left-handedness or right-handedness) of matter using weak interaction processes like beta decay (for example in uranium), or neutral kaon/k-meson decay. This
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This problem is called the “100 Prisoners Problem”, more info on the math here: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/100_prisoners_problem Thanks to http://www.ifixit.com for supporting us on Subbable! and to Subbable supporter @vicnice137 And thanks to my friend Dan Hoff for introducing me to this problem! MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics
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Check out The Great Courses Plus: http://ow.ly/BHuT301cR6Z Would you take a trip to Mars knowing the risks? What if it were a one way trip? Should we colonize Mars? I took a trip over to the Planetary Society to meet with CEO and Science Guy, Bill Nye to discuss the potential for future human travel
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Ever wonder how Einstein proved E=mc²? This is how. Pi day (3.14) is Albert Einstein’s Birthday! To celebrate, we’ll explain 4 of his most groundbreaking papers from 1905, when he was just 26 years old. minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic
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Go to https://curiositystream.com/minutephysics to check out MinuteBody, and for a free month of CuriosityStream PLUS Nebula! Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ This video is about why words flip left & right (aka horizontally) in a mirror but not up & down (aka vertically). The answer has to do with specular
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This is the winning entry for the 2014 Flame Challenge put on by Alan Alda and the Center for Communicating Science. http://flamechallenge.org The competition is judged by 27,000 5th graders from around the world. Instagram: http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Twitter: http://www.physicsgirl.org/twitter Facebook: http://www.physicsgirl.org/facebook http://www.physicsgirl.org/
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What happens when you point the Hubble Space Telescope at the darkest part of the sky for 10 consecutive days? Besides using up extremely valuable time, what would you find? Instagram: http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Twitter: http://www.physicsgirl.org/twitter Facebook: http://www.physicsgirl.org/facebook http://www.physicsgirl.org/ Music credit: Apple and YouTube
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In this quantum world, what does it mean to touch something? Do we really hover above the chairs we’re sitting in? MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute!
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It’s leap year time… so what are years, anyway? And what do they have to do with the supermassive black hole in the core of the milky way? Mr. Grey, of course: http://www.youtube.com/cgpgrey Thanks to the UCLA Galactic Center: http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~ghezgroup/gc/ Their images/animations were created by Prof. Andrea Ghez and her research team at UCLA and
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Bad tidings – the tides are slowing down the earth! For more detail about the tides: http://www.jal.cc.il.us/~mikolajsawicki/Tides_new2.pdf Tweet it – http://bit.ly/A58ZwJ Facebook it – http://on.fb.me/zx5jVs minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics
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Thanks to the Heising Simons Foundation (https://www.hsfoundation.org/) for their support of this video, and of short range gravity research. This video is about how little we know about the behavior of gravity at short length and distance scales, what the constraints are on the inverse square law/Newton’s law of universal gravitation, at the human and
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The moon may be 1.3 light-seconds away, but why on earth do we measure distances using time? minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute! Music by Nathaniel
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A brief intro to the current theory of (almost) everything – the Standard Model of particle physics. It’s like cake, only universal. minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in
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Support MinutePhysics on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Aatish Bhatia helped write this video! A big thanks for his help! Here’s his blog: http://www.empiricalzeal.com The universe is expanding – this we know from looking at red shifts of distant galaxies – but the acceleration of the universe’s expansion is harder to measure. It requires measuring the change of recession
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Have you ever wondered why you look up and see a dark sky at night? Help share science with the world: http://translate.minutephysics.com Subscribe to MinutePhysics! MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics —
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GO HERE NOW: https://www.einsteinathome.org Einstein@Home wikipedia page: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein@Home This video is about gravitational waves in the weak field limit as discovered by the LIGO collaboration, explained by parallels to electromagnetic radiation, sound waves, water waves, etc. I want to see Cat LIGO ASAP! Thanks to everyone who supports MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon
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~ The black hole information paradox and Soft Hair ~ You can check out Google’s Science Journal app at http://g.co/ScienceJournal What does Stephen Hawking’s last paper on black holes with soft hair say about the black hole information paradox? If you liked this video check out these: The Most MYSTERIOUS Object in the Universe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHsQl-k3syg
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Come with us to Italy to find out what went into measuring the FTL neutrinos. Tweet it – http://bit.ly/t4jB3x Facebook it – http://on.fb.me/vB5ohN minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all
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Answer to the bowl riddle: https://youtu.be/_34bYpxK_OE Three tricky riddles! See if you can solve (1) the bucket riddle (2) the clock puzzle (3) the bowl riddle! ft. musician and producer Kurt Hugo Schneider! Check out Kurt’s channel! http://www.youtube.com/kurthugoschneider Creator: Dianna Cowern Editing: Jabril Ashe and Dianna Research: Dan Walsh http://physicsgirl.org/ Tweets by thephysicsgirl http://facebook.com/thephysicsgirl http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl
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Ever tried to comb a hairy ball? Math says you failed! Trying out a new feature: English Transcript! Let me know how it works Tweet it – http://bit.ly/sKAjpS Facebook it – http://on.fb.me/ujIFvN minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view
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