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The Science of Bouncing (Science Out Loud S1 Ep7)

The Science of Bouncing (Science Ou...

Added 10 months ago | 00:05:05 | 2222 views

Think all squash balls bounce the same? Think again! John and Bjorn--er--I mean, Aaron and Brad, look into what makes things bounce better than others. Ready for some physics? LET'S BOUNCE! ---------- Awesome MIT videos on planes, aero...

Engineering Engines

Engineering Engines

Added 10 months ago | 00:03:32 | 1832 views

Ever wondered what horsepower really means, and what horses have to do with other modes of transportation? Luke and Abhi take us behind how engines work in machines all around us, including the surprising ways that they're all related! -...

Squid Skin with a Mind of Its Own

Squid Skin with a Mind of Its Own

Added 11 months ago | 00:04:32 | 1734 views

When you cut the nerves from a squid brain to the skin, something unexpected happens with the tiny pouches of colored pigment, called chromatophores. Emily takes you behind this phenomenon, and how it can be explained and modeled on the ...

Growing Nanotube Forests

Growing Nanotube Forests

Added 11 months ago | 00:03:21 | 1745 views

What if we could grow elevators to space? Or make phones that last for weeks without a charge? These things could someday be possible someday with an amazing material like carbon nanotubes. Alex takes you behind the curious way researche...

The Physics of Invisibility Cloaks

The Physics of Invisibility Cloaks

Added 11 months ago | 00:05:35 | 1747 views

It's not just movie magic - invisibility cloaks could be feasible, just by manipulating the crazy ways that light bounces, bends, and mixes! Prashanth and Maria take you behind the physics of light and how an invisible cloak could theore...

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