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Minute Physics video of the day: Why is the solar system flat?
Well, mostly flat. Other than Pluto and the Keuper Belt objects, the rest of the solar system is in a remarkable flat orbital disk. What up with that?
posted 11 January, 2014by cranberryzero
Minute Physics explains the entire universe in three minutes
posted 18 February, 2013by cranberryzero
Minute Physics: The 10 reasons we know the Earth is round
These days, we take it for granted that the Earth is spherical. But how did we know this well before we went to outer space to look at our planet from a distance? Math and science.
posted 31 December, 2012by cranberryzero
Minute physics: How do guns work in space?
Most sci-fi gets around any problems of combustion in space by using laser guns. But if you were to try to fire a regular gun in space, what would happen?
posted 01 September, 2012by cranberryzero
Minute Physics: What if Earth were hollow?
There are still kooks out there who swear the Earth is hollow, but what if that were really the case? Minute Physics examines.
posted 30 August, 2012by cranberryzero
An open letter to the universe
MinutePhysics writes an open YouTube letter to the universe, to extol all of its wonder and magic.
posted 25 June, 2012by cranberryzero
Minute Physics: “Why the Solar System Can Exist”
If gravity is so attractive, why doesn’t the earth just crash into the sun? Or the moon into the earth? The answer: Stable Orbits
posted 16 May, 2012by cranberryzero
Minute physics: “How long is a second?”
The moon may be 1.3 light-seconds away, but why on earth do we measure distances using time?
posted 14 April, 2012by cranberryzero