Who's faster over 10 meters - the fastest sprinter in the world, or gravity?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 2:32am EDT

Which is the most intense Olympic throwing event? Shot put? Hammer? Discus? Javelin?

Direct download: The_Most_Burly_Hurls.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 7:57pm EDT

How do you know when you've "discovered" a particle?

Direct download: Higgs_Boson_Part_III-_How_to_Discover_a_Particle.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:51pm EDT

What is mass and what does it have to do with the Higgs Boson?

Direct download: The_Higgs_Boson_Part_II-_What_is_Mass_1.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT

The Higgs Boson. What more need be said?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

My open letter to the universe.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 2:18am EDT

Where does all the stuff in the universe come from?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

Prove πR² using only beads and a ruler!

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 6:21pm EDT

In which we explain economic equilibrium, how to make money from nothing, and every fundamental force in physics.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

"Some infinities are bigger than other infinities" - Hazel Grace Lancaster, in "The Fault in Our Stars," by John Green 

Direct download: How_to_Count_Infinity.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 7:58pm EDT

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

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT

Just because there are four dimensions doesn't mean there's a "fourth dimension".

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT

The moon may be 1.3 light-seconds away, but why on earth do we measure distances using time?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:39pm EDT

How Einstein (& others) discovered Special Relativity.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

How do we know atoms exist? And just how big are they?

Direct download: Albert_Einstein-_The_Size_and_Existence_of_Atoms.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

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

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

It's leap year time... so what are years, anyway?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

What is matter, anyway? What does it have to do with math?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

A brief intro to the current theory of (almost) everything - the Standard Model of particle physics.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

How much do you need to vomit in order to levitate?

Direct download: VomitPhysics_Physics_of_Fiction.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Two linemen colliding can light a 60W bulb for over a minute! 

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Zach Weiner of SMBC comics is guest illustrator on MinutePhysics!

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Bad tidings - the tides are slowing down the earth!

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Come with us to Italy to find out what went into measuring the FTL neutrinos.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Neutrinos are the vampires of physics.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Teach your teacher: the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge WASN'T resonance.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

How does a laser really work? It's Bose - Einstein statistics! (photons are bosons)

Direct download: How_lasers_work_in_theory.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Ever tried to comb a hairy ball? Math says you failed!

Direct download: The_Hairy_Ball_Theorem.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

A million dollars is a ton of money. But how much does it weigh?

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Why is the past different from the future? Caltech physicist Sean Carroll explains how the arrow of time is not an intrinsic property of physics, but rather an emergent feature.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

GPS is just a big clock in space! (and it can detect nuclear explosions)

Direct download: GPS_relativity_and_nuclear_detection.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

You can break the speed of light in your back yard! (but don't worry, Einstein is still right)

Direct download: How_to_break_the_speed_of_light.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

How does light speed up after leaving glass or water? What do light and the President of the United States have in common?

Direct download: The_Speed_of_Light_in_Glass.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute!

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 6:59pm EDT

No cats were harmed in the making of this video.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

In this episode we explain how physicists can tease information out of infinity.

Direct download: Taming_Infinity.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode we explain why fire is red, gas flames are blue, and why you're too cool to glow.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode we talk about distance in space and time and answer "How far away is tomorrow?"

Direct download: Distance_and_Special_Relativity-_How_far_away_is_tomorrow.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT

In this episode we talk about dimensions and how we know that we live in 3D (or do we?).

Direct download: What_is_a_dimension.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode we take a break from physics and do a little fuzzy math. But not really: this is actually relevant to physics! Come back and I'll explain later.

Direct download: Adding_Past_Infinity_WARNING-_Math_Ahead.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode we explain what quantum tunneling is and how it works! To see quantum tunneling in action, watch http://bit.ly/pJhIdW and learn about the sun!

Direct download: What_is_Quantum_Tunneling.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

The Heisenberg uncertainty principle - in a nutshell!

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode, we learn about how the sun can burn for billions of years without running out of fuel.

Direct download: How_the_Sun_works-_Fusion_and_Quantum_Tunneling.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode, I revisit the wave particle duality and present an intuitive analogy for understanding how it works.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In this episode, we discuss the Wave Particle Duality and why quantum mechanics is weirder than anything we're used to in our daily lives!

Direct download: What_is_the_Wave_Particle_Duality.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 1:13am EDT

In this episode, we discuss Dark Matter, an exotic type of matter we know very little about, despite the fact that it makes up around 80% of all matter in the universe!

Direct download: Minute_Physics-_What_is_Dark_Matter.mp4
Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 8:19pm EDT

What is Gravity?

In this episode, we discuss the basic nature of gravity, one of the four fundamental forces in our universe.

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Category:science & medicine -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

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