Posts Tagged ‘physics’

A Physics Definition of Velociraptor

A Physics Definition of Velociraptor

By Ben | science

  Personally, I'd've preferred using the slope of a displaceraptor-timeraptor graph... via Know Your Meme

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

By Ben | science

As previously covered in these pages, the Pitch Drop experiment involves setting up a funnel [&hellip

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

By Ben | science

The video looks completely fake, but don't worry, it's just physics. They explain what's happening [&hellip

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

By Ben | science

Ever wonder what nanophysicists do for fun? Make stop-motion films where the pixels are individual [&hellip

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

By Ben | science, space

My initial thoughts on what would happen were pretty wrong- though once I saw the [&hellip

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

By Ben | infographics, science, space

From matthen: "Streamlines exposing the structure of a gravitational field surrounding multiple masses. Streamlines run in the direction [&hellip

Love & the Strong Nuclear Force

Love & the Strong Nuclear Force

By Ben | funny, science

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A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

By Ben | education, games, science

If you've every wondered what it'd be like to travel near the speed, of light, [&hellip

Gravity-Defying Water Illusion

Gravity-Defying Water Illusion

By Ben | science

It may look like the water in the video above is ignoring gravity. In reality [&hellip

Wave Pendulums: The Ultimate Desktop Toy

Wave Pendulums: The Ultimate Desktop Toy

By Ben | science

Joe Hanson of It's Okay To Be Smart explains: A wave pendulum like this is built of [&hellip

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

By Ben | infographics, nature, science

Lava fountains are impressive. Recently Mt. Etna has been throwing up lava fountains that reach [&hellip

Quality of diagram v. Desire to not actually work on a physics problem.

Quality of diagram v. Desire to not actually work on a physics problem.

By Ben | funny, science

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Hunter Pence hits a baseball three times with one swing

Hunter Pence hits a baseball three times with one swing

By Ben | sports

from SBNation via FanGraphs.com Does that mean his batting average was 3.000 for that at [&hellip

Fezziks! (Inconceivably Fun Illustrations)

Fezziks! (Inconceivably Fun Illustrations)

By Ben | art, pop culture, science

by Benjamin Starr via @shareski Follow the link for many more!

Relativistic Baseball: Hitting a ball pitched at 90% the speed of light

Relativistic Baseball: Hitting a ball pitched at 90% the speed of light

By Ben | Uncategorized

via what-if.xkcd.com tl;dr version: The batter is posthumously awarded first base

Fun with Quantum Levitation

Fun with Quantum Levitation

By Ben | Uncategorized

via openculture.com The website from the School of Physics and Astronomy at Tel-Aviv University explains [&hellip

Why it's important to understand physics:

Why it's important to understand physics:

By Ben | Uncategorized

via i.imgur.com

Physicist Robert Wilson on the value of pure science.

By Ben | Uncategorized

1969 testimony on the proposed multimillion dollar particle accelerator that would eventually be known as [&hellip

My Little Pony Physics Presentation

My Little Pony Physics Presentation

By Ben | Uncategorized

via youtube.com Brings me back to a few physics presentations I've seen in my days [&hellip

Quarks

By Ben | Uncategorized

A great combination of science & photography. View the whole set. (via @dannynic)

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