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The Physics of a Pole Vault

The Physics of a Pole Vault

♪♪ And there’s the new collegiate record! Mondo Duplantis! LSU’s men’s track and field star Mondo Duplantis just set a new intercollegiate record for the indoor pole vault at 19 feet 5 inches. There’s an incredible amount of physics involved in executing the pole vault, but to really be good you have to have the […]

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AP Physics 1: Rotational Dynamics Review

AP Physics 1: Rotational Dynamics Review

mr.p: Good morning. Today we are going to review the rotational dynamics topics covered on the AP Physics 1 exam. Bo: Hey, guys. Billy: Hey, Bo. Bobboy: Hi, Bo. ♪ Flipping Physics ♪ mr.p: Let’s start with torque. The symbol for torque is a lowercase tau and torque is the ability to cause an angular […]

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Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world | Roger Antonsen

Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world | Roger Antonsen

Hi. I want to talk about understanding, and the nature of understanding, and what the essence of understanding is, because understanding is something we aim for, everyone. We want to understand things. My claim is that understanding has to do with the ability to change your perspective. If you don’t have that, you don’t have […]

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Why most people are bad at mathematics – Neil deGrasse Tyson asks Richard Dawkins

Why most people are bad at mathematics – Neil deGrasse Tyson asks Richard Dawkins

I wanted to just talk about the human minds capacity to know and to think… and to believe. You know I’ve looked at how much trouble people have with mathematics, typically Because any one subject that the most people say : “I was never good at … ” concerning a topic, it’s gonna be math. […]

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The Science of Jetpacks and Rockets!

The Science of Jetpacks and Rockets!

This is a water jet pack… but no, that’s not me flying it. This is me. It’s harder than it looks, ok? But to understand how it works, we need to first talk rocket science. Rocket science is meant to be one of the most complicated things in the world, but the basic principle is […]

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Food Scientists and Technologists Career Video

Food Scientists and Technologists Career Video

With a growing world population, the task of feeding everyone on the planet is getting bigger every day. Key to maintaining the nation’s food supply— agricultural and food scientists research ways to improve agricultural production and food products, while keeping conditions healthy and sustainable on farms, production facilities, and in the soil. Animal scientists research […]

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How Ex-Nazis & Jewish Scientists Got The U.S. To The Moon

How Ex-Nazis & Jewish Scientists Got The U.S. To The Moon

This is a story about clandestine operations, international intrigue, and jealously guarded secrets. It’s about engineering marvels and technological nightmares. It’s a big story. But it stars very, very small…inside a cigar box full of letters. Melinda Hess is a filmmaker who came across letters her father had written in 1946. Her father, Sanford Hess, […]

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Equation for simple harmonic oscillators | Physics | Khan Academy
Physics – Introduction to Sound!

Physics – Introduction to Sound!

We hear so many sounds in our surrounding in our daily life. When a lion roars we hear a sound. If we pluck the string of a musical instrument, say a guitar, we hear a sound. Water pouring into a glass, bat hitting the ball, water hitting the rocks, etc, are some of the examples […]

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