Neutron Star Merger Gravitational Waves and Gamma Rays
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 693,194
The merging of two neutron stars was detected by gravitational waves and then by telescopes in all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. This is a hi...
Schlieren Imaging in Color!
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 720,826
How Schlieren imaging works in color, black and white and slow-mo. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day free trial at http://www.audible.com/veritasium ...
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2 months ago ∗ Views: 1,890,832
The total solar eclipse from Madras, Oregon on August 21, 2017. As the moon passed in front of the sun turning day to night and revealing the sun's co...
How We're Redefining the kg
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3 months ago ∗ Views: 1,143,910
In 2018 the kg will be defined by Planck's constant, not a hunk of metal. Try a free book from Audible for 30 days http://ve42.co/audible Special than...
Hydrodynamic Levitation!
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4 months ago ∗ Views: 1,054,115
On a stream of water you can levitate light balls of all sizes and even disks and cylinders. The mechanism is not the Bernoulli effect... Want to make...
Seeing the Invisible: Schlieren Imaging in SLOW MOTION
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4 months ago ∗ Views: 1,060,545
This is what the world would look like if you could see invisible air currents, temperature gradients, and differences in pressure or composition of t...
Sandwich Bag Fire Starter
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4 months ago ∗ Views: 1,316,786
Grant Thompson - the King of Random - teaches me how to start a fire with a Sandwich bag. And we tried to melt glass in my backyard: https://goo.gl/zb...
NEW Gravitational Wave Discovery!
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5 months ago ∗ Views: 1,148,398
Scientists have JUST published this new observation. On January 4th, 2017 they detected the merger of two black holes 3 billion light-years away. This...
World's Heaviest Weight
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5 months ago ∗ Views: 5,077,879
How do you measure big forces accurately? By calibrating your force transducer on the world's biggest weight - 1000000 pounds of force. This machine e...
The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020
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5 months ago ∗ Views: 694,979
In 2020, NASA will send a new rover to the Martian surface with one of its objectives to search for evidence of ancient life on the planet. I made thi...
The American Kilogram
by Veritasium
5 months ago ∗ Views: 1,419,312
The US signed the metre convention and bases all customary units on SI standards. As an aside, the Utah constitution from 1895 required the metric sys...
Fire in ZERO-G!!
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6 months ago ∗ Views: 2,910,830
In a zero-g plane I experimented with flames and slinkies with surprising results. Check out e-penser's video: http://ve42.co/EPzeroG Check out Physic...
The Sun Sneeze Gene
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6 months ago ∗ Views: 898,986
I have the photic sneeze reflex so I sneeze when I look at bright light. Check out 23andMe: http://ve42.co/23andme *So technically the single nucleoti...
4 Revolutionary Riddles Resolved!
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6 months ago ∗ Views: 1,233,902
The solution to 4 rotation-related riddles, including the mystery cylinder, bike pedal pulling puzzle, track problem, and train part going backwards. ...
4 Revolutionary Riddles
by Veritasium
6 months ago ∗ Views: 1,275,543
Can you solve these four rotation-related riddles? Support Veritasium on Patreon: http://ve42.co/patreon Test yourself playlist: http://ve42.co/testur...