Tagged: physics

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Inside The Navy’s Indoor Ocean

Inside The Navy’s Indoor Ocean The US Navy has an indoor ocean that can simulate any wave in the world. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. You can get started for free, or the first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. ▀▀▀ Thanks to Kelley Stirling and the…

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The US Government Sells Human Poop

The US Government Sells Human Poop This government warehouse keeps our entire society up to standard. Part of this video was sponsored by Google Domains. Take the first step to get online with a domain name from Google Domains – go to domains.google/veritasium to get 20% off your first year. #GoogleDomains ▀▀▀ Thanks to Rich…

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What Happens If A Star Explodes Near The Earth?

What Happens If A Star Explodes Near The Earth? People have witnessed supernovae for millennia, but what threat do they pose to life on Earth? This video is sponsored by Brilliant. You can get started for free, or the first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. ▀▀▀ A…

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The Most Important Algorithm Of All Time

The Most Important Algorithm Of All Time The Fast Fourier Transform is used everywhere but it has a fascinating origin story that could have ended the nuclear arms race. This video is sponsored by 80,000 Hours. Head to http://80000hours.org/veritasium to sign up for their newsletter and get sent a free copy of their in-depth career…

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Everything About Irrigation Pivots (Farmers are Geniuses) – Smarter Every Day 278

Everything About Irrigation Pivots (Farmers are Geniuses) – Smarter Every Day 278 I want to send you stickers via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/smartereveryday (Please make sure I have the correct address for you!) Smarter Every Day Email List: https://www.smartereveryday.com/email-list Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ Here’s the LONG…

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The Fatal Physics of Falling Objects

The Fatal Physics of Falling Objects This video is sponsored by Brilliant. You can get started for free, or the first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. Check out Adam Savage’s video: https://youtu.be/h_zytOcMwys A massive thanks to Adam Savage and the whole Tested Crew – especially Kristen Lomasney,…

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It Sinks FAST! Patrol With the US Coast Guard in Destin, FL – Smarter Every Day 277

It Sinks FAST! Patrol With the US Coast Guard in Destin, FL – Smarter Every Day 277 Go to https://brilliant.org/smartereveryday to sign up for free & the first 200 people get 20% off an annual premium subscription Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GET SMARTER…

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World’s Highest Jumping Robot

World’s Highest Jumping Robot This tiny robot can jump higher than anything else in the world. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. Huge thanks to Dr. Elliot Hawkes and the rest of the group – Charles Xiao, Chris Keeley, Dr.…

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The 4 things you need to be an expert

The 4 things you need to be an expert Which experts have real expertise? This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. ▀▀▀ Chase, W. G., & Simon, H. A. (1973). Perception in chess. Cognitive psychology, 4(1), 55-81. – https://ve42.co/chess1 Calderwood, R.,…

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The Scientist Who Killed Millions and Saved Billions

The Scientist Who Killed Millions and Saved Billions Fritz Haber is the scientist who arguably most transformed the world. Part of this video is sponsored by Wren. Offset your carbon footprint on Wren: ​https://www.wren.co/start/veritasium1. For the first 100 people who sign up, I will personally pay for the first month of your subscription! ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ A…