Category Archives: physics

Embrace Life

Every year I have my students calculate why everyone should do this…

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Science Autotuned

John Boswell’s Symphony of Science project takes excerpts from famous science videos and converts them into song via Autotune. The Unbroken Thread features Carl Sagan, David Attenborough, and Jane Goodall: A Glorious Dawn features Carl Sagan’s Cosmos and Stephen Hawking’s … Continue reading

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Science Party Tricks

I love this video of science party tricks from magician and psychologist Richard Wiseman.

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The Pale Blue Dot That Always Makes Me Cry

The other day I had to choke back the tears in class again, for I always break down when I mention Carl Sagan and the Pale Blue Dot. Carl was a great popularizer of science and astronomy, perhaps best known … Continue reading

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I am not the center of the universe

Here is a superb video on astronomical sizes which happily can be viewed in high definition.  Yeah, you may have seen something like this before, but I like the way this one is put together and you can’t beat that … Continue reading

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