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How is a light photon affected by Gravity?
How is a light photon affected by Gravity? Without invoking General Theory of Relativity, we can use an alternate method to see how the energy of a light photon is affected by gravitational field. Since light has Energy, by virtue … Continue reading
Why is quantum mechanics weird? The bomb experiment
[…] I have done quite a few videos to demystify quantum mechanics. In this video I want to explain just why quantum mechanics is weird. Is it entanglement or superpositions? Schrödinger’s cats? Not quite, really. But the famous ElitzurVaidman Bomb … Continue reading
Babylonians Used Pythagoras Theory 1000 Years Before He Was Born
[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a new confirmation that Pythagorean triangles were well known and used much before he was born. Paper: https://link.springer.com/article/10…. […]
World’s OLDEST Homework
[…] Sources: A Remarkable Collection of Babylonian Mathematical Texts, Jöran Friberg, Springer (2007): https://www.ams.org/notices/200809/tx… A great introduction to the number system and tablets by Insights into Mathematics (authors of relevant papers mentioned in this video): https://youtu.be/J5Ug3Cr8RUE Australian mathematician discovers applied … Continue reading
I Finally Found Out What 0/0 Should Be
[…] 0 divided by 0 is sort of a mystery. Does 0/0=1? Does 0/0=2? Is 0 over 0 infinity? If we are talking about a 0 over 0 limit, we say 0 over 0 is indeterminate. However, in this video … Continue reading
Why you can expect to live past your life expectancy
This is our submission to the #VeritasiumContest Length restriction is one minute, so apologies for the brevity. I’ll have a longer video about life expectancy and how COVID affected it later. Info about the contest is here: here https://www.veritasium.com/contest Contact … Continue reading
Ordinary Household Objects in Visually Satisfying Arrangements  My Modern Met
By Margherita Cole on August 9, 2021 There’s no Photoshop involved. Just a creative vision and A LOT of patience. Artist Adam Hillman has a way of finding hidden beauty in ordinary objects. He uses items like toothpicks, buttons, and … Continue reading
The Simplest Math Problem No One Can Solve
The Collatz Conjecture is the simplest math problem no one can solve — it is easy enough for almost anyone to understand but notoriously difficult to solve. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up … Continue reading
Why does this balloon have 1 holes?
[…] Do check out Jordan Ellenberg’s book Shape. This video was inspired by Chapter 2. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/21/bo… https://www.jordanellenberg.com/book/… Support me on Patreon and I will post you a free torus balloon. I hope I don’t regret this. https://www.patreon.com/standupmaths Here is Sam … Continue reading