by Veritasium
22 hours ago ∗ Views: 667,825
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
by Veritasium
1 month ago ∗ Views: 1,066,005
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!
by Veritasium
2 months ago ∗ Views: 995,768
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
by Veritasium
2 months ago ∗ Views: 1,010,672
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
by Veritasium
2 months ago ∗ Views: 1,269,844
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!
by Veritasium
3 months ago ∗ Views: 1,101,378
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
by Veritasium
3 months ago ∗ Views: 4,204,263
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
by Veritasium
3 months ago ∗ Views: 661,993
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
3 months ago ∗ Views: 1,374,253
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!!
by Veritasium
4 months ago ∗ Views: 2,260,212
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
by Veritasium
4 months ago ∗ Views: 876,046
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!
by Veritasium
4 months ago ∗ Views: 1,200,829
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
4 months ago ∗ Views: 1,234,388
Can you solve these four rotation-related riddles? Support Veritasium on Patreon: http://ve42.co/patreon Test yourself playlist: http://ve42.co/testur...
The Bayesian Trap
by Veritasium
5 months ago ∗ Views: 1,101,775
Bayes' theorem explained with examples and implications for life. Check out Audible: http://ve42.co/audible Support Veritasium on Patreon: ...
Does Water Swirl the Other Way in the Southern Hemisphere?
by Veritasium
5 months ago ∗ Views: 676,598
The definitive answer about the direction water swirls in two hemispheres Sync the videos yourself: http://toiletswirl.com For the record Destin and I...