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98%VideoSep 2014

Brian Cox explains quantum mechanics in 60 seconds

(1:25) British physicist Brian Cox is challenged to explain the rules of quantum mechanics in just one minute.

97%VideoMar 2011

Neil deGrasse Tyson, black astrophysicist

(12:21) Science communicator and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells of when at college, a comment from a wrestling teammate floored him. A wonderful story of how he battled his conscience to become an astrophysicist.


96%VideoMay 2012

The Higgs Boson explained

(7.44) Great description of the work going on at CERN in the hunt for the Higgs Boson.


96%VideoOct 2012

Professor shoots ping-pong cannon in physics class

(6:49) Professor Harold Stokes at Brigham Young University demonstrates the effects of pressure with a ping-pong cannon.


96%VideoMar 2017

Stability, instability and train tracks

(7:25) Japanese mathematician Tadashi Tokieda demonstrates how trains stay on their tracks.

96%VideoMay 2013

Quantum cooling to near absolute zero

(9:57) Complex physics made slightly less complex. Professor Andrea Morello explains how to use helium-3 and helium-4 to get within thousandths of a degree above absolute zero.


96%VideoDec 2014

World's simplest electric train

(1:48) Ingredients: Copper wire, magnets, and a battery.


95%VideoOct 2011

The Feynman Series - Beauty

(5:11) From a BBC interview with American physicist Richard Feynman in 1981.


95%VideoMar 2016

A shit history of quantum theory

(3:23) Best physics lesson since the Big Bang.

95%VideoMay 2011

Pendulum waves

(1:46) The beauty of physics. Fifteen pendulums, each of increasing lengths, dancing like a juggler running through his routine.