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Seeing the Invisible: Schlieren Imaging in SLOW MOTION 06:32

Seeing the Invisible: Schliere...

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...

Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 858,713

by Veritasium
Sandwich Bag Fire Starter 05:37

Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

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:

Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 1,133,827

by Veritasium
NEW Gravitational Wave Discovery! 05:02

NEW Gravitational Wave Discove...

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...

Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 1,055,986

by Veritasium
World 05:46

World's Heaviest Weight

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...

Published 1 month ago • Views: 3,913,206

by Veritasium
The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020 08:58

The Next Mission to Mars: Mars...

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...

Published 1 month ago • Views: 628,345

by Veritasium
The American Kilogram 08:52

The American Kilogram

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...

Published 2 months ago • Views: 1,343,514

by Veritasium
Fire in ZERO-G!! 07:48

Fire in ZERO-G!!

In a zero-g plane I experimented with flames and slinkies with surprising results. Check out e-penser's video: Check out Physic...

Published 2 months ago • Views: 1,892,608

by Veritasium
The Sun Sneeze Gene 06:17

The Sun Sneeze Gene

I have the photic sneeze reflex so I sneeze when I look at bright light. Check out 23andMe: *So technically the single nucleoti...

Published 2 months ago • Views: 847,096

by Veritasium
4 Revolutionary Riddles Resolved! 08:51

4 Revolutionary Riddles Resolv...

The solution to 4 rotation-related riddles, including the mystery cylinder, bike pedal pulling puzzle, track problem, and train part going backwards. ...

Published 2 months ago • Views: 1,163,637

by Veritasium
4 Revolutionary Riddles 04:24

4 Revolutionary Riddles

Can you solve these four rotation-related riddles? Support Veritasium on Patreon: Test yourself playlist:

Published 2 months ago • Views: 1,191,150

by Veritasium
The Bayesian Trap 10:37

The Bayesian Trap

Bayes' theorem explained with examples and implications for life. Check out Audible: Support Veritasium on Patreon: ...

Published 3 months ago • Views: 1,013,910

by Veritasium
Does Water Swirl the Other Way in the Southern Hemisphere? 05:59

Does Water Swirl the Other Way...

The definitive answer about the direction water swirls in two hemispheres Sync the videos yourself: For the record Destin and I...

Published 3 months ago • Views: 661,202

by Veritasium
The Science of Thinking 12:10

The Science of Thinking

How the brain works, how we learn, and why we sometimes make stupid mistakes. Submit ideas: Apply to work with me: ...

Published 4 months ago • Views: 1,027,759

by Veritasium
Water on the Moon? 06:04

Water on the Moon?

NEW CHANNEL! For a long time we thought the Moon was completely dry, but it turns out there are actually three sources of...

Published 5 months ago • Views: 771,919

by Veritasium
Electromagnetic Levitation Quadcopter 06:19

Electromagnetic Levitation Qua...

Spinning magnets near copper sheets create levitation! Try Audible free for 30 days: Special thanks to Hyperloop One for showi...

Published 5 months ago • Views: 959,034

by Veritasium
The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars 03:41

The Real Moral Dilemma of Self...

We talk about all the potentially challenging situations autonomous cars could get into but not about how human drivers are not very good. Tens of tho...

Published 5 months ago • Views: 1,075,134

by Veritasium
The Absurdity of Detecting Gravitational Waves 09:07

The Absurdity of Detecting Gra...

A head-vaporizing laser with a perfect wavelength detecting sub-proton space-time ripples. Huge thanks to Prof Rana Adhikari and LIGO:

Published 6 months ago • Views: 1,737,059

by Veritasium
Post-Truth: Why Facts Don 19:02

Post-Truth: Why Facts Don't Ma...

Why we can't seem to agree on what's true when it's easier than ever to check. Videos like this are usually on 2Veritasium: ...

Published 6 months ago • Views: 1,012,179

by Veritasium
Indestructible Coating?! 07:09

Indestructible Coating?!

Used in everything from bullet-proof vests to the walls of the Pentagon, polyurea's strength comes from its long-chain molecules. Check out How Ridicu...

Published 7 months ago • Views: 1,586,722

by Veritasium
What the Fahrenheit?! 05:24

What the Fahrenheit?!

The crazy story of the arbitrary temperature scale used in a tiny minority of countries. Check out Audible: Snatoms are availa...

Published 7 months ago • Views: 1,685,776

by Veritasium
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