How To Detect Fake Fireworks

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Our Sky in 350,000,000,000 years

How did Hubble discover the expansion of the universe? Thank you to BetterHelp for sponsoring today’s video. Click here for 10% off your first month – https://betterhelp.com/physicsgirl Support Physics Girl videos → https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Expanding Universe Animation: Keegan Larwin Special thank you to our X-Ray tier patrons: Carlos Patricio, David […]

What Schrödinger’s cat REALLY means

Why did Schrödinger devise this strange thought experiment? This video was sponsored by Google Pixel 6. Learn more today at TMobile https://www.t-mobile.com/offers/google-phone-deals Schrödinger’s cat plushie and pin → https://store.dftba.com/collections/physics-girl Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Animations: Keegan Larwin Special thank you to our X-Ray tier patrons: Carlos Patricio, David Cichowski, Eddie Sabbah, Fabrice Eap, Gil […]

The Big Bang Didn’t Happen Where You Think

Where is the universe expanding into? Where did the big bang happen? Sign up for my FREE Varsity Tutors class! → https://bit.ly/DiannaCowernVTClass2 Check out Varsity Tutors Club STEM! → https://www.varsitytutors.com/classes/clubs/curious-world-stem-club Support Physics Girl videos → https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Expanding Universe Animation: Keegan Larwin Cosmology Consultant: Dr. Ethan Siegel Special thank you […]

Glaciers Are Disappearing Almost As Fast As You Can Ski Down Them | Climate Games

How fast is our planet heating up? I’ve put together an experiment that asks: How much of an olympic-sized swimming pool would be filled with glacial meltwater in the time it takes to ski down a glacier? Helping me – by actually skiing down a glacier – is JT Holmes. And you won’t believe the […]

Why I HATE The Butterfly Effect

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These Move Faster than the Speed of Light

How is it possible for galaxies and objects in space to move away from us faster than the speed of light? Will we ever see those objects? Support Physics Girl videos → https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl Special thank you to our X-Ray tier patrons: Carlos Patricio, David Cichowski, Eddie Sabbah, Fabrice Eap, Gil Chesterton, Isabel Herstek, Margaux Lopez, […]

Check out our NEW BOOK!

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How Mirrors Could Solve our Energy Problem

We visited a giant field of solar mirrors to learn about Concentrated #Solar Power technology! Thank you to Toyota for lending us the Mirai and for sponsoring this renewable energy roadtrip! Previous videos in this series: 1800 miles in a hydrogen car [https://youtu.be/hghIckc7nrY] Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric vs Battery Electric [https://youtu.be/dWAO3vUn7nw] Big problem facing renewable […]

Hydrogen vs. Battery Electric Cars

I drove 1800 miles in a Hydrogen car to learn about electric vehicles. Thanks to Toyota for sponsoring this video series and lending us the 2021 Mirai! Video 1: The truth about driving a hydrogen car https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hghIckc7nrY Upcoming videos in this series: Grid Energy Storage Concentrated Solar Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Producer: Hope […]

Can Length Contraction Tear You Apart?

The first 200 people to go to http://brilliant.org/minutephysics get 20% off a premium subscription to Brilliant. This video is about Bell’s Spaceship Paradox of Special Relativity, wherein a pair of rockets (or spacecraft) connected by a weak thread accelerate with uniform acceleration, maintaining the same separation, and the question is: does the thread break? And […]

The Truth about Driving a Hydrogen Car

I drove 1800 miles in a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car! Thanks to Toyota for sponsoring this video and lending us the 2021 #Mirai. Upcoming videos in this series: Hydrogen vs. Battery Electric Grid Energy Storage Concentrated Solar Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Producer: Hope Butner Production Assistant: Patrick Muhlberger Research: Sophia Chen and Erika […]

What the NEW black hole discovery tells us!

Astronomers have seen light from BEHIND a black hole for the first time. I explained the discovery and results to my editor, Levi. Congrats to D. Wilkins and the astronomy team! Tap dat Patreon → https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl Special thank you to our X-Ray tier patrons: Carlos Patricio, David Cichowski, Eddie Sabbah, Fabrice Eap, Gil Chesterton, Isabel […]

A Better Way To Picture Atoms

Thanks to Google for sponsoring a portion of this video! Support MinutePhysics on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics This video is about using Bohmian trajectories to visualize the wavefunctions of hydrogen orbitals, rendered in 3D using custom python code in Blender. REFERENCES A Suggested Interpretation of the Quantum Theory in Terms of “Hidden” Variables. I David Bohm, Physical […]

General Relativity Explained in 7 Levels of Difficulty

Go to https://curiositystream.com/minutephysics get access to CuriosityStream AND Nebula (where you can watch the extended version of this video), plus you’ll get a 26% discount on an annual subscription. This video covers the General theory of Relativity, developed by Albert Einstein, from basic simple levels (it’s gravity, curved space) through to the concepts of how […]

Circuits, Voltage, Resistance, Current – Physics 101 / AP Physics Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 19 (Voltage, Resistance and Current) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need a review of AP Physics concepts before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. If you connect 10 AA batteries, each with a voltage […]

Electric Charge and Light – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 18 (Electric Charge and Light) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need a review of AP Physics concepts before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. How many electrons are in 1 Coulomb of charge? How […]

Waves, Light and Sound – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 17 (Waves, Light, and Sound) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need a review of AP Physics concepts before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. You measure an oscillating wave to have a wavelength of […]

Simple Harmonic Motion – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 16 (Simple Harmonic Motion) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need a review of AP Physics concepts before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. A. Find the length of a pendulum that swings with a […]

The Case for LESS Sensitive COVID Tests

Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this video – the first 200 people to click on https://www.brilliant.org/MinutePhysics will get 20% off a Premium subscription to Brilliant. This video written & produced in collaboration with Aatish Bhatia, https://www.aatishb.com This video is about how cheap, fast, and LESS sensitive rapid antigen tests might be better for screening (& […]

Angular Momentum – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 15 (Angular Momentum) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need a review of AP Physics concepts before the exam? This course is for you! More fun exploration of water spinning angular momentum demo from Steve Mould and Smarter Every Day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4-L8UgPkOk […]

Rotation and Torque – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 14 (Rotation and Torque) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. If you are standing on Earth’s equator (radius about 6380km), how fast […]

Elastic and Inelastic Collisions – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 13 (Collisions) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. Are the following collisions elastic or inelastic? – Asteroid hitting Earth? – Spitball smacking […]

Conservation of Momentum – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 12 (Conservation of Momentum) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. Compare the momenta of two objects: one with a mass of 260kg […]

The Most EXPLOSIVE Holiday Gift Ever; Making A Volcano From Wrapping Paper l The Great Gift Exchange

As part of THE GREAT GIFT EXCHANGE, Physics Girl is transported to a whimsical “Wrapshop” to wrap a charitable gift for creator Alex Wassabi. With help from The World’s Most Famous Gift Wrap Artist, Physics Girl creates an EXPLOSIVE gift wrap and deep dives into the science of paper folding.

Conservation of Energy – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 10 (Conservation of Energy) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. You compress a spring by 0.2 cm. You measure a restorative force […]

Work and Energy – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 9 (Work and Energy) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. A rocket pushes a space cow, from rest, with a Force of […]

Gravity and Orbital Mechanics – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 8 (Gravitation and Orbits) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: 1. An object with mass M is a distance R from the center […]

Circular Motion – Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 7 (Circular Motion) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: Problem1: You have a one kilogram ball on a two meter long string. You […]

Friction – Physics 101/Ap Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 6 (Friction) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: Problem1: The coefficient of friction between your car’s tires and concrete is 0.7. Your car’s […]

Free Body Diagrams – Physics 101/AP Physics 1 Review with Dianna Cowern

Lesson 5 (Free Body Diagrams) of Dianna’s Intro Physics Class on Physics Girl. Never taken physics before? Want to learn the basics of physics? Need an AP Physics 1 review before the exam? This course is for you! Exercises in this video: Problem 1: Draw a free body diagram (FBD) for a bottle of nail […]

Why it’s impossible to make a red bubble… or IS it?!

Take a look at a bubble and you’ll see all the colors of the rainbow… right? WRONG. Bubbles are actually missing colors! Check out Self-Evident on PBS Voices: https://youtu.be/Bwsne4eMVyU My Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl If you liked this video, check out: Only some humans can see this type of light: bit.ly/pgpolarized How rainbows with NO COLOR are […]