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Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science.

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."
~Rutherford via Einstein? (wikiquote)

Created by Henry Reich

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What is a Neutrino?

Neutrinos are the vampires of physics. Tweet it - http://bit.ly/sJgKV0 Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/rPfLOA 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 Schroeder youtube: http://bit.ly/pakJLE myspace: http:/...
01:00, 19 декабря 2011
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The Tacoma Narrows Fallacy

Teach your teacher: the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge WASN'T resonance. And I defer all arguments to the elocution of Profs. Billah and Scanlon: http://www.ketchum.org/billah/Billah-Scanlan.pdf Vortex shedding video: http://youtu.be/JI0M1gVNhbw?t=2m12s Tacoma Bridge video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mclp9QmCGs Tweet it - http://bit.ly/s3OM38 Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/sExjNZ minutephysics is now on Google+ - http://bit.ly/...
03:00, 12 декабря 2011
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How lasers work (in theory)

How does a laser really work? It's Bose - Einstein statistics! (photons are bosons) Check out Smarter Every Day's video showing lasers in real life: http://bit.ly/uBwhU2 Trying out a new feature: English Transcript! Let me know how it works Tweet it - http://bit.ly/uZchvb Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/u4Yfvr minutephysics is now on Google+ - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook - http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter - @minutephysics...
17:30, 04 декабря 2011
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Hour Physics: What makes a good (or bad) youtube science video

November 30 Colloquium at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario. Thanks to Neil Turok for inviting me to speak! also available at http://pirsa.org/displayFlash.php?id=11110110 http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca http://www.perimeterscholars.org Created by Henry Reich
19:00, 03 декабря 2011
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The Hairy Ball Theorem

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 of old and new problems in physics -- all in...
18:00, 27 ноября 2011
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Weigh a million dollars with your mind

A million dollars is a ton of money. But how much does it weigh? Trying out a new feature: English Transcript! Let me know how it works Tweet it - http://bit.ly/so35wI Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/s54PZ1 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...
02:00, 21 ноября 2011
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The Arrow of Time feat. Sean Carroll

Why is the past different from the future? Caltech physicist Sean Carroll explains how the arrow of time is not an intrinsic property of physics, but rather an emergent feature. Trying out a new feature: English Transcript! Let me know how it works Tweet it - http://bit.ly/vJRWOo Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/tHwjDU minutephysics is now on Google+ - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook - http://facebook.com/minutephysics An...
21:03, 13 ноября 2011
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GPS, relativity, and nuclear detection

GPS is just a big clock in space! (and it can detect nuclear explosions) Trying out a new feature: English Transcript! Let me know how it works Tweet it - http://bit.ly/ufPyF7 Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/vBkxlV 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 probl...
14:00, 07 ноября 2011
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How to break the speed of light

You can break the speed of light in your back yard! (but don't worry, Einstein is still right) Tweet it - http://bit.ly/rOv00A Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/tOzkUm minutephysics is now on Google+ - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook - http://facebook.com/minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute! Music by Nathaniel Schroeder youtube: http://bit.ly/pa...
19:46, 30 октября 2011
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The Speed of Light in Glass

How does light speed up after leaving glass or water? What do light and the President of the United States have in common? Tweet it - http://bit.ly/pK7A3A Facebook it - http://on.fb.me/q7BQbz minutephysics is now on Google+ - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook - http://facebook.com/minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute! Music by Nathaniel...
06:41, 24 октября 2011