Posts Tagged ‘physics’

A Physics Definition of Velociraptor

A Physics Definition of Velociraptor

By Ben | science

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

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

By Ben | science

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

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

By Ben | science

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

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

By Ben | science

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

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

By Ben | science, space

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

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

By Ben | infographics, science, space

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

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

Gravity-Defying Water Illusion

Gravity-Defying Water Illusion

By Ben | science

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

Wave Pendulums: The Ultimate Desktop Toy

Wave Pendulums: The Ultimate Desktop Toy

By Ben | science

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

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

By Ben | infographics, nature, science

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

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

Fezziks! (Inconceivably Fun Illustrations)

Fezziks! (Inconceivably Fun Illustrations)

By Ben | art, pop culture, science

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

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

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

Fun with Quantum Levitation

Fun with Quantum Levitation

By Ben | Uncategorized

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

Why it's important to understand physics:

Why it's important to understand physics:

By Ben | Uncategorized

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Physicist Robert Wilson on the value of pure science.

By Ben | Uncategorized

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

My Little Pony Physics Presentation

My Little Pony Physics Presentation

By Ben | Uncategorized

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

Quarks

By Ben | Uncategorized

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

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