Archive for July, 2011

July 29th, 2011 - 5:10 am § in Uncategorized

World Air Traffic for 24 Hours.

Have you ever wondered what it would look like if you could see every airplane flying on this planet at once? There are so many planes in the air at once this map almost looks like a bunch of ants following each other in lines. It does go to show how far our transportation has […][...]

July 28th, 2011 - 5:11 am § in Uncategorized

Cool Milk Experiment

A neat video here from a series called Scientific Tuesdays that shows an experiment that can be done with items found in your own home. The videos from this series are well made and should be worth checking out.[...]

July 27th, 2011 - 5:14 am § in Uncategorized

Water Droplets.

A video of water droplets falling and colliding on a Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanotube Array. A full description of the video and its purpose can be seen in the Youtube details.[...]

July 26th, 2011 - 5:31 am § in Uncategorized

Deep Ocean TED Talk.

In this TED Talk from 1998, David Gallo teaches us a few things about what goes on around the bottom of the sea. See creatures and geological activities you would otherwise have no idea existed.[...]

July 25th, 2011 - 5:38 am § in Uncategorized

The Fibonacci Sequence

Another short film much like The Dot and the Line from last week. This more recent creation, however, was made to illustrate the Fibonacci Sequence of numbers. This one is much more quick and to the point.[...]

July 22nd, 2011 - 5:33 am § in Uncategorized

The best soda shop in the world.

John Nese owns what could possibly be the best soda shop in the world: Galco’s Soda Shop. Watch this video and you’ll know what I’m talking about, and you’ll probably learn a few things about soda in the process.[...]

July 21st, 2011 - 5:09 am § in Uncategorized

Multiverse Theory

I don’t claim to know much about the universe, and now apparently even the things I didn’t know are not true. Listen as theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku gives a detailed explanation of the multiverse theory.[...]

July 20th, 2011 - 5:34 am § in Uncategorized

“Connect the towns” math problem.

A very simple presentation and explanation of a math word problem. A clear example that one can sometimes use the properties of physics to easily solve a problem that has nothing to do with physics at all.[...]

July 19th, 2011 - 5:02 am § in Uncategorized

The Dot and the Line

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics is an MGM short film made in 1965 based on a book written 2 years earlier. It is a cartoon narrative that explains many of the properties of basic geometry. Truly entertaining and great to show students young and old in order to instill these [&he[...]

July 18th, 2011 - 5:58 am § in Uncategorized

NASA answers questions about the future of space travel.

Have you been wondering how we’re going to get to space now that the Space Shuttle has retired? So has this vlogger. He managed to get a hold of 4 of the top people at NASA in order to answer a few of the question he has. This should give anybody assurance that human space […][...]