In this weeks “Guess what this is!” I show you a picture with weird looking holes and hairs. It’s hard to guess this one. Watch the video to find out what this is. Check out the answer here he world around us is filled with beauty. Physics is the science that attempts to uncover patterns […]Read more "Can You Guess What This is?"
Do you want to build and Show Your Smarts? Well here is an opportunity! This SHOW YOUR SMARTS series is about improving your physics and math skills and helping you transfer those skills to real life in a super fun time way!! In this first one we will look at probabilities in a magic coin […]Read more "SHOW YOUR SMARTS 1 – The Magic Coin of Dragons and Clowns"
Title might be strange to some people, a lot of people hate thinking about death (they prefer to be taken by surprise), however for me it’s always been part of my philosophy in life to remember that this thing I’m in called being alive is precious and temporary, so when I saw this video, […]Read more "Don’t Worry, You’re Going to Die"
I just started reading the first volume of the “story of civilization” by Will Durant, it’s promising to be a really exciting read, Durant brings history to life. The first thing that caught my attention after reading a few pages is how much I’m taking for granted the civilizations that I live in, everything I […]Read more "Education is the story of Civilization"
As you know light travels at a very fast but finite speed, which means this image above that you are looking at is of galaxies and structures as they were billions of years ago, there maybe no similar galaxies in the present universe to the ones in the picture. This is lucky for us, because […]Read more "What if there were no babies?"
I remember when I was a 13 year old teenager I used to get very bored, at the extreme I was banging my head on the wall and screaming “I’m bored!!” to annoy my parents. I had friends that I can go out and play with but we had to wait till the hot Jordan […]Read more "Learning is Delicious"
Origami is the art of folding paper to make beautiful (or ugly) 3D patters, however it is also interesting from a physics point of view, since folding the paper in a certain way can lead to strange mechanical properties, for example check out the image below of a NASA solar panel that folds like origami. What […]Read more "This is a Butterfly: Origami Holograms"
Have you been driving on a desert highway and noticed how the far away scene seems to moving slow while the scene right next to your car is moving fast? that is weird since both scenes are moving at the same speed from you. The reason for this is related to how your eyes and […]Read more "Why Far away things appear slower!!"
Blooming flowers are intriguing natural phenomena because of the beauty associated with them. It’s definitely fun to watch it happen, see for example this video from national geographic It is also interesting to wonder how this happens. The flower starts closed and then “decides” to open up, who the hell is pushing it? where is the […]Read more "The Beautiful Reason for Blooming Flowers"