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What Does Sound Look Like?
What Does Sound Look Like?

Fascinating look at the visualization of sound waves with an innovative technique called Schlieren flow visualization. See for yourself!

Can the Frictional Force Between Two Interleaved Phone Books Lift A Car?
Can the Frictional Force Between Two Interleaved Phone Books Lift A Car?

Students often underestimate the force of friction, despite the fact that friction is the force that acts every day to bring their school buses and cars to a stop. In this video, two phone books are interwoven page- by-page and...

The Amazing Water Slide Human Projectile
Fact or Fiction?? The Amazing Water Slide: How it was done Last week we shared a video clip of a man in a neoprene wetsuit sliding down a water slide, hitting a ramp, and then flying 115 feet through the...
Vector Addition Demo
Vector Addition Demo
A truck is traveling 60mph, a baseball shoots out of the back at 60mph. Do you really expect the ball to drop straight down?
Newton’s First Law: Supersized!
Newton’s First Law: Supersized!
alileo theorized that in the absence of any other force, a moving object will continue to move. He called this resistance to changes in motion, inertia. Sir Isaac Newton later polished this concept – turning it into his first law,...