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ECLIPSE 2017 05:21


The total solar eclipse from Madras, Oregon on August 21, 2017. As the moon passed in front of the sun turning day to night and revealing the sun's co...

Published 19 hours ago • Views: 443,153

by Veritasium
How We 09:49

How We're Redefining the kg

In 2018 the kg will be defined by Planck's constant, not a hunk of metal. Try a free book from Audible for 30 days Special than...

Published 1 month ago • Views: 1,064,771

by Veritasium
Hydrodynamic Levitation! 06:09

Hydrodynamic Levitation!

On a stream of water you can levitate light balls of all sizes and even disks and cylinders. The mechanism is not the Bernoulli effect... Want to make...

Published 2 months ago • Views: 995,205

by Veritasium
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 months ago • Views: 1,010,353

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 2 months ago • Views: 1,269,303

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 3 months ago • Views: 1,101,124

by Veritasium
World 05:45

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 3 months ago • Views: 4,202,102

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 3 months ago • Views: 661,776

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 3 months ago • Views: 1,374,049

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 4 months ago • Views: 2,255,451

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 4 months ago • Views: 875,852

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 4 months ago • Views: 1,200,628

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 4 months ago • Views: 1,234,083

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 5 months ago • Views: 1,101,385

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 5 months ago • Views: 676,474

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 6 months ago • Views: 1,066,899

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 6 months ago • Views: 780,979

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 7 months ago • Views: 988,008

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 7 months ago • Views: 1,171,414

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 8 months ago • Views: 1,860,248

by Veritasium
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