Tag: physics

The Big Misconception About Electricity

The misconception is that electrons carry potential energy around a complete conducting loop, transferring their energy to the load. This video was sponsored by Caséta by Lutron. Learn more at Further analysis of the large circuit is available here: Special thanks to Dr Geraint Lewis for bringing up this question in the first place and […]

What If You Had to Be Santa Claus?

He travels the world in a single day, and can see everything that’s going on, all at once. He has super strength, and can even shapeshift. We’re not talking about a superhero. Instead, we’re talking about Santa Claus. And now, you’re him! Don’t worry, in What If anyone can be Santa. Now, It’s your job […]

Bullets HITTING Bullets in Slow Motion – THE IMPOSSIBLE SHOT – Smarter Every Day 287

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Ice Spikes Explained

Why do spikes form on ice cubes? Without them the world would be vastly different. Awesome Jingle by Accent: Thanks to Prof. Stephen Morris from UofT: Filmed in part by Martin Marek in Olomouc, Czech Republic Time lapse of a growing ice spike by Lesley Hill, Russ Sampson and Edward Lozowski, with technical help by […]

10 Surprising Facts About: Planet Earth

10 Surprising Facts About: Planet Earth: Home to 7.2 Billion people planet Earth is a 5 billion year old ball of Iron, Oxygen, Silicon, Magnesium, and other trace elements, hurtling through space at 67,000 mph. Earth is a rather incredible place to be, here’s some of the most extreme facts about the planet you live […]