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Are University Admissions Biased? | Simpson's Paradox Part 2

Simpson's Paradox Part 2. Thanks to Skillshare for supporting this video! Head to for your first two months free. Comments disabled because the discourse failed to remain civil. This video is about how to tell whether or not university admissions are biased using statistics: aka, it's about Simpson's Paradox again! REFERENCES: Original Berkeley Grad Admissions Paper:
14:15, 31 октября 2017

Time Travel in Fiction Rundown

Thanks to YouTube RED’s new original series, LIFELINE, for sponsoring this video. Watch the first episode for free: And thanks to my friends Sam and Niko (and all the rest) at the Corridor Digital channel for making awesome videos. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: For ages I’ve been thinking a...
13:30, 26 октября 2017

Simpson's Paradox

Thanks to for sponsoring this video! This video is about Simpson's paradox, a statistical paradox and ecological fallacy where seemingly contradictory results are implied by a single set of data depending on how it's grouped. The paradox can arise in medical studies, student test scores, and so on. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www...
13:30, 24 октября 2017

How to Build a Teleporter with Aliens

The first 200 people to use get 30% off a premium Skillshare subscription. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: This video is about the international system of units (SI), the international prototype kilogram (the IPK or "le grande k"), and specifically, why we need to redefine our base units in terms of fundam...
12:42, 30 сентября 2017

Solar Panels Made With a Particle Accelerator?!

Find more about investing in Rayton solar on And on Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: This video is about using particle accelerators as part of the solar panel silicon wafer manufacturing process. The accelerators embed protons into the wafer crystals, allowing them...
13:30, 19 сентября 2017

Bell's Theorem: The Quantum Venn Diagram Paradox

Featuring 3Blue1Brown Watch the 2nd video on 3Blue1Brown here: Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: This video is about Bell's Theorem, one of the most fascinating results in 20th century physics. Even though Albert Einstein (together with collaborators in the EPR Paradox paper) wanted to show tha...
14:06, 13 сентября 2017

Myths and Facts About Superintelligent AI

Join the AI conversation: This video was based on Max’s book "Life 3.0”, which you can find at: Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: We live in an era of self driving cars, autonomous drones, deep learning algorithms, computers that beat humans at chess and go, and so on. So it’s natural to ask, wil...
13:33, 29 августа 2017

Misconceptions Footnote †: Randomness and Feedback

Footnote to the main video here: Feedback loops and spurious correlations! REFERENCES: Spurious correlations: Loopy by Nicky Case: CERN/CMS paper on di-photon excess: Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! Link to Patreon Supporters: M...
16:21, 17 августа 2017

Correlation CAN Imply Causation! | Statistics Misconceptions

Have fun improving your math & physics skills! Head to Footnote video: This video is about how causal models (which use causal networks) allow us to infer causation from correlation, proving the common refrain not entirely accurate: statistics CAN be used to prove causality! Including: Reichenbach's principle, common causes, feedback, entanglement, EPR paradox, an...
16:21, 17 августа 2017

Black Holes, Neutron Stars, and White Dwarfs (Collab. w/ MinuteEarth)

Watch the MinuteEarth video here – I PROMISE it's really really really good: MinutePhysics & MinuteEarth are on Patreon: and This video is about the differences between the corpses or final degenerate dense star forms that dead stars take: black holes, neutron stars, and white dwarfs. The main distinguishing features between th...
15:00, 15 августа 2017