Category Archives: science

Magnetic antigravity paths

A coin made of highly conductive metals, such as aluminum or copper, easily runs from left to right in the magnetic matrix, but going from the top down is suppressed due to the eddy current. Coins? This must be witchdoctor … Continue reading

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Electric arc at home

Guy rigs up a voltage contraption and gets sparky with it.

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Switzerland – a country with a back up

The neutral country has systems in place to protect itself and its population in case the world goes dark.

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Cosmic Journeys – Hubble: Universe in Motion

Since its launch 25 Years ago, the Hubble Telescope has returned images of unprecedented beauty of a dynamic and changing universe. In this episode of Cosmic Journeys, Hubble’s most iconic images are bought to life to answer some of the … Continue reading

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Sorcery

Two bizarre phenomena caught on camera that cannot be explained with taking a class or two. The disc Batteries and magnets – homopolar motors

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Fun with a silicone implant

Amazing. Silicone outer and silicone inner. Feels just like… I may have to get one of these to keep on my desk. You know, for stress relief.

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Miniature jet engine

Impressive way to burn Mom’s linoleum kitchen floor.

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Asteroid fly-by

An asteroid between 16 and 34 meters in diameter (36 and 112 feet) flew by the Earth on January 9th, about twice as close to our home planet as the moon. Read the article here, then watch the video below. … Continue reading

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Super fast log splitter

Good ol’ boy gives us a demonstration of the quickness of a rack & pinion wood splitter. The rack & pinion principle is explained:

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The Cubli – fave

The Cubli is a 15 × 15 × 15 cm cube made from physics.

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Removal of rust by laser

No sanding, no chemicals, no soaking. Easy to watch and it makes a cool sound.

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Tricks with Newton’s Cradle

Fun with a new Christmas gift. It’ll become a decoration by Jan. 5th.

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The Navy’s indoor ocean

It’s 240 feet wide, 360 feet long, and holds over twelve million gallon of water. This is the MASK, the maneuvering and seakeeping basin at the Naval Surface Warfare Center at Carderock (Bethesda, Maryland.) It’s one of the largest indoor … Continue reading

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Antares rocket explosion from a distance

The first four Antares launch attempts were successful. During the fifth launch on October 28, 2014, the rocket failed catastrophically, and the vehicle and payload were destroyed. The failure was traced to a fault in the first stage engines. After … Continue reading

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Frozen soap bubbles

Don’t overthink this. Just watch the snowflake-like patterns develop over time.

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Remembering John Glenn – 1921-2016

In 1962 astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. The feat paved the way to US dominance in the space race and the mission to the moon. Glenn, ever a champion of human exploration, died December … Continue reading

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