MinutePhysics

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Cool physics and other sweet science - all in a few minutes!

Episode Date
Why You Should Care About Nukes
03:15
Mar 29, 2016
Aliens: Are We Looking in the Wrong Place?
04:23
Mar 24, 2016
Transporters and Quantum Teleportation
02:01
Mar 15, 2016
The Limb of the Sun
02:17
Mar 11, 2016
How Do We Know What Air is Like on Other Planets?
02:43
Feb 24, 2016
Concrete Does Not Dry Out
02:04
Feb 10, 2016
How To Discover Weird New Particles | Emergent Quantum Quasiparticles
03:14
Feb 01, 2016
Why December Has The Longest Days
02:52
Dec 22, 2015
The Physics of Car Crashes
03:09
Dec 14, 2015
Why Isn't It Faster To Fly West?
Nov 20, 2015
Why Do We Put Telescopes in Space?
Sep 27, 2015
Why It's Impossible to Tune a Piano
04:20
Sep 17, 2015
How Long Can You Balance a Pencil?
03:02
Learn and try to balance.
Aug 07, 2015
A Brief History of Everything, feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson
08:30
Jul 20, 2015
The Counterintuitive Physics of Turning a Bike
01:47
Jul 17, 2015
How Do Bikes Stay Up?
Jun 30, 2015
How To Detect A Secret Nuclear Test
03:48
Jun 25, 2015
Upside Down Mountains in Real Life
02:34
May 31, 2015
Why Raindrops Are Mathematically Impossible
02:54
May 20, 2015
How to Find an Exoplanet
02:48
Watch and learn how we detect exoplanets.
May 06, 2015
How to Subtract By Adding
03:14
May 01, 2015
How Big is The Sun?
02:16
Apr 25, 2015
How Do Airplanes Fly?
03:11
Apr 08, 2015
Computer Color is Broken
04:14
Mar 20, 2015
What IS Angular Momentum?
03:19
Jan 22, 2015
Astronomically Correct Twinkle Twinkle
02:09
Dec 22, 2014
A Simple Proof of Conservation of Energy
03:58
Dec 20, 2014
How An Airplane Is Made
05:14
Dec 19, 2014
Why is it Harder to Drive Backwards?
03:25
Dec 15, 2014
Solution to The Impossible Bet
03:58
Dec 09, 2014
An Impossible Bet
01:37
Should you take the bet?
Dec 08, 2014
Why Isn't The Sky Purple?
03:10
Nov 11, 2014
This is Not a Rainbow
03:05
Oct 28, 2014
Why is the Sun Yellow and the Sky Blue?
02:42
Oct 19, 2014
Antimatter Explained
03:48
Sep 21, 2014
Why are Stars Star-Shaped?
03:41
Henry explains the shape of stars.
Aug 27, 2014
Pot Theft (A Radiolab Adventure)
04:23
A collaboration with RadioLab
Jun 13, 2014
Is the Universe Entirely Mathematical? Feat. Max Tegmark
02:47
Thanks to Max Tegmark for writing & narrating this video.
May 26, 2014
How to See Without Glasses
03:23
This cool trick allows you to see without glasses.
Apr 27, 2014
When Insanity Becomes Normal - Venezuela
06:10
This has nothing to do with physics, but I thought it was important so I made a video about it: uprisings in Venezuela. 
Apr 11, 2014
A Polarizing Discovery About the Big Bang!
02:42
Explanation of a NEW DISCOVERY about the Big Bang!
Mar 19, 2014
How Modern Light Bulbs Work
03:10
How do Modern Light Bulbs Work?
Feb 16, 2014
Evolution vs Natural Selection
03:01
Jan 22, 2014
Why is the Solar System Flat?
03:24
Jan 10, 2014
Why The Full Moon is Better in Winter
02:31
Why winter has the best full moons.
Dec 17, 2013
What is Sea Level?
03:38
When we say Mt. Everest is 8850m tall, how do we know what sea level would be beneath the mountain? 
Nov 25, 2013
3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (& 3 Complicated Ones)
03:26
Henry looks at 6 ways to Time Travel.
Oct 26, 2013
Magnetic Levitation
02:21
A look at diamagnetism and levitation.
Oct 18, 2013
How to Destroy a Magnet
02:43
Magnets are amazingly strong... but there's a very easy way to destroy them. All you need to know is a little bit about ferromagnetism, paramagnetism, and temperature!
Sep 28, 2013
How Do Magnets Work?
06:38
Why do they attract and repel at long distances? Is it magic? No... it's quantum mechanics, and a bit more.
Sep 23, 2013
Where Was The Big Bang?
01:39
There is no centre of the universe!
Aug 22, 2013
Science, Religion, and the Big Bang
05:32
Did the Universe have a beginning?
Aug 18, 2013
Do We Expand With The Universe?
02:29
When the universe expands... do we expand with it?
Aug 01, 2013
Where is the True North Pole?
04:06
Is it in the Arctic Ocean? In Canada? Russia?
Jul 01, 2013
How to Turn Sound Into Light: Sonoluminescence
02:19
Another awesome thing the Mantis Shrimp does...
Jun 03, 2013
Can Humans Really Feel Temperature?
02:46
A look at what it means for something to be hot or cold.
May 30, 2013
The Order of Operations is Wrong
04:23
Why the Order of Operations is WRONG
May 18, 2013
Foiled Proof
01:32
 Henry shares a simple rule for solving tricky mathematical problems.
May 05, 2013
Parallel Universes: Many Worlds
03:07
A look at the mind-boggling many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Apr 17, 2013
The True Science of Parallel Universes
05:08
Are there parallel universes?
Apr 01, 2013
Youtube Video vs. The Universe
01:30
Using a YouTube video to describe the size of the Universe.
Mar 10, 2013
How Big is the Universe?
04:29
It has NO EDGE. And NO CENTER... or does it?
Feb 24, 2013
What Is The Universe?
02:53
When we say the Universe, what do we really mean?
Feb 15, 2013
Immovable Object vs. Unstoppable Force - Which Wins?
03:47
The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny.
Jan 24, 2013
Another Physics Misconception
01:24
p = mv is not quite true
Jan 02, 2013
TOP 10 REASONS Why We Know the Earth is Round
02:54
How do we know the Earth is round?
Dec 27, 2012
Is it Better to Walk or Run in the Rain?
02:14
A look at how to stay dryest in the rain.
Dec 20, 2012
Is There Poop on the Moon- ft. Smarter Every Day
03:15
Is there poop on the moon?
Dec 13, 2012
Common Physics Misconceptions
02:53
What if you thought the earth was flat? And then you found out it isn't?
Dec 05, 2012
Does the Universe Have a Purpose- feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson
02:46
Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked by the Templeton Foundation to answer the question "Does the Universe Have a Purpose". Then he read his answer aloud and I drew some pictures for it.
Nov 27, 2012
What is Touch?
02:31
In this quantum world, what does it mean to touch something?Do we really hover above the chairs we're sitting in?
Nov 22, 2012
Open Letter to the President: Physics Education
04:01
Dear Mr. President....
Nov 10, 2012
Can we Predict Everything?
02:22
Einstein didn't like quantum mechanics because it wasn't able to make perfect predictions... but science is not about what you like, it's about what's true!
Nov 04, 2012
E=mc² is Incomplete
02:19
You've heard of E=mc²... but you probably haven't heard the whole story.
Oct 29, 2012
The Origin of Quantum Mechanics
04:20
Featuring Neil Turok
Oct 13, 2012
2012 Nobel Prize: How Do We See Light?
02:47
What was the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics given for? Capturing a single photon of light!
Oct 11, 2012
Real World Telekinesis (feat. Neil Turok)
05:24
How do magnets attract each other from a distance? How does the sun heat us from millions of miles away?
Oct 07, 2012
Why is it Dark at Night?
04:05
Have you ever wondered why you look up and see a dark sky at night?
Sep 30, 2012
Is Racewalking a Sport?
03:16
What is a sport? Do arbitrary and technophobic rules matter?
Sep 20, 2012
AMAZING Simulation of the Evolution of the Universe
02:38
Sit back, relax and enjoy the evolution of the Universe.
Sep 02, 2012
How to Simulate the Universe on your Laptop
02:28
MinutePhysic's take on the Millennium Simulation
Sep 02, 2012
What if the Earth were Hollow?
04:11
What if there were a tunnel through the middle of the earth and you jumped in?
Aug 27, 2012
Usain Bolt vs. Gravity
01:37
Who's faster over 10 meters - the fastest sprinter in the world, or gravity?
Aug 12, 2012
The Most Burly Hurls
01:33
Which is the most intense Olympic throwing event? Shot put? Hammer? Discus? Javelin?
Aug 03, 2012
Higgs Boson Part III: How to Discover a Particle
03:20
How do you know when you've "discovered" a particle?
Jul 27, 2012
The Higgs Boson, Part II: What is Mass?
03:02
What is mass and what does it have to do with the Higgs Boson?
Jul 12, 2012
The Higgs Boson, Part I
03:16
The Higgs Boson. What more need be said?
Jul 05, 2012
Open Letter to the Universe
01:22
My open letter to the universe.
Jun 14, 2012
Picture of the Big Bang
04:13
Where does all the stuff in the universe come from?
Jun 07, 2012
Proof Without Words- The Circle
01:32
Prove πR² using only beads and a ruler!
May 29, 2012
Every Force in Nature (Theory of Everything, Part III)
07:10
In which we explain economic equilibrium, how to make money from nothing, and every fundamental force in physics.
May 21, 2012
How to Count Infinity
02:08
"Some infinities are bigger than other infinities" - Hazel Grace Lancaster, in "The Fault in Our Stars," by John Green 
May 12, 2012
Why the solar system can exist
02:19
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
May 03, 2012
Ye Olde Debunking
01:36
Have you ever wondered where "Ye Olde" spelling comes from? Today we unravel this thorny linguistic issue.
Apr 21, 2012
There is no "Fourth" dimension
02:15
Just because there are four dimensions doesn't mean there's a "fourth dimension".
Apr 14, 2012
How far is a second?
01:42
The moon may be 1.3 light-seconds away, but why on earth do we measure distances using time?
Apr 08, 2012
Einstein and The Special Theory of Relativity
02:02
How Einstein (& others) discovered Special Relativity.
Mar 18, 2012
Albert Einstein- The Size and Existence of Atoms
01:24
How do we know atoms exist? And just how big are they?
Mar 13, 2012
Albert Einstein- Why Light is Quantum
01:31
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
Mar 12, 2012
What are years... and the galactic supermassive black hole!
02:05
It's leap year time... so what are years, anyway?
Feb 27, 2012