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Your Amazing Molecular Machines 06:21

Your Amazing Molecular Machines

These are the molecular machines inside your body that make cell division possible. Animation by Drew Berry at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of ...


Published 1 day ago • Views: 324,736

Neutron Star Merger Gravitational Waves and Gamma Rays 05:26

Neutron Star Merger Gravitational Waves and Gamma Rays

The merging of two neutron stars was detected by gravitational waves and then by telescopes in all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. This is a hi...


Published 1 month ago • Views: 810,984

Schlieren Imaging in Color! 08:59

Schlieren Imaging in Color!

How Schlieren imaging works in color, black and white and slow-mo. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day free trial at http://www.audible.com/veritasium ...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 759,140

ECLIPSE 2017 05:21

ECLIPSE 2017

The total solar eclipse from Madras, Oregon on August 21, 2017. As the moon passed in front of the sun turning day to night and revealing the sun's co...


Published 3 months ago • Views: 1,966,035

How We 09:49

How We're Redefining the kg

In 2018 the kg will be defined by Planck's constant, not a hunk of metal. Try a free book from Audible for 30 days http://ve42.co/audible Special than...


Published 4 months ago • Views: 1,171,597

Hydrodynamic Levitation! 06:09

Hydrodynamic Levitation!

On a stream of water you can levitate light balls of all sizes and even disks and cylinders. The mechanism is not the Bernoulli effect... Want to make...


Published 5 months ago • Views: 1,080,727

Seeing the Invisible: Schlieren Imaging in SLOW MOTION 06:32

Seeing the Invisible: Schlieren Imaging in SLOW MOTION

This is what the world would look like if you could see invisible air currents, temperature gradients, and differences in pressure or composition of t...


Published 5 months ago • Views: 1,073,704

Sandwich Bag Fire Starter 05:36

Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

Grant Thompson - the King of Random - teaches me how to start a fire with a Sandwich bag. And we tried to melt glass in my backyard: https://goo.gl/zb...


Published 5 months ago • Views: 1,341,480

NEW Gravitational Wave Discovery! 05:02

NEW Gravitational Wave Discovery!

Scientists have JUST published this new observation. On January 4th, 2017 they detected the merger of two black holes 3 billion light-years away. This...


Published 6 months ago • Views: 1,158,981

World 05:45

World's Heaviest Weight

How do you measure big forces accurately? By calibrating your force transducer on the world's biggest weight - 1000000 pounds of force. This machine e...


Published 6 months ago • Views: 5,407,572

The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020 08:58

The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020

In 2020, NASA will send a new rover to the Martian surface with one of its objectives to search for evidence of ancient life on the planet. I made thi...


Published 6 months ago • Views: 725,007

The American Kilogram 08:52

The American Kilogram

The US signed the metre convention and bases all customary units on SI standards. As an aside, the Utah constitution from 1895 required the metric sys...


Published 6 months ago • Views: 1,440,799

Fire in ZERO-G!! 07:48

Fire in ZERO-G!!

In a zero-g plane I experimented with flames and slinkies with surprising results. Check out e-penser's video: http://ve42.co/EPzeroG Check out Physic...


Published 7 months ago • Views: 3,066,984

The Sun Sneeze Gene 06:17

The Sun Sneeze Gene

I have the photic sneeze reflex so I sneeze when I look at bright light. Check out 23andMe: http://ve42.co/23andme *So technically the single nucleoti...


Published 7 months ago • Views: 907,965

4 Revolutionary Riddles Resolved! 08:51

4 Revolutionary Riddles Resolved!

The solution to 4 rotation-related riddles, including the mystery cylinder, bike pedal pulling puzzle, track problem, and train part going backwards. ...


Published 7 months ago • Views: 1,244,316

4 Revolutionary Riddles 04:24

4 Revolutionary Riddles

Can you solve these four rotation-related riddles? Support Veritasium on Patreon: http://ve42.co/patreon Test yourself playlist: http://ve42.co/testur...


Published 7 months ago • Views: 1,291,962

The Bayesian Trap 10:37

The Bayesian Trap

Bayes' theorem explained with examples and implications for life. Check out Audible: http://ve42.co/audible Support Veritasium on Patreon: ...


Published 8 months ago • Views: 1,209,266

Does Water Swirl the Other Way in the Southern Hemisphere? 05:59

Does Water Swirl the Other Way in the Southern Hemisphere?

The definitive answer about the direction water swirls in two hemispheres Sync the videos yourself: http://toiletswirl.com For the record Destin and I...


Published 8 months ago • Views: 705,089

The Science of Thinking 12:10

The Science of Thinking

How the brain works, how we learn, and why we sometimes make stupid mistakes. Submit ideas: http://ve42.co/GotIdeas Apply to work with me: ...


Published 9 months ago • Views: 1,143,040

Water on the Moon? 06:04

Water on the Moon?

NEW CHANNEL! http://youtube.com/sciencium For a long time we thought the Moon was completely dry, but it turns out there are actually three sources of...


Published 9 months ago • Views: 794,366

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