Joe Hanson from It’s Okay to be Smart and Dianna Cowern from Physics Girl met up with Joe DiPrima of Arc Attack to sear aluminum cans apart with a powerful electromagnet.
Watch a soda can rip itself apart in a fiery explosion at 11,000fps with a Phantom high speed camera. Running a current through a coil, produces an electromagnet. Turn up the voltage in this experiment, and make that current strong enough, and your electromagnet can rip a soda can in half. Or rather, make the can rip itself in half!
The Action Lab Man presented a video of cracking glass using a camera capable of filming 10 million frames per second. Glass cracks propagate faster than a bullet, so even at 10 millions frames a second the cracks move quickly. Image: The Action Lab
The Slow Mo Guys whacked some rainbow Jell-O (aka “jelly”) through a tennis racket for their latest video. As they’re known to do, they captured it all in its slo-mo glory using a Phantom v2640 high-speed camera. (Tastefully Offensive)
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There’s overwhelming support for clean energy, and the planet is giving us more reasons to invest in renewable power sources with every passing year. Even in the most inhospitable areas, wind and solar can provide a good chunk of our power, if not all of it. So why aren’t we all taking advantage of it? […]
Hey, we love Netflix and Hulu, but let’s face it: The whole setup doesn’t exactly encourage active viewing. For all the binge-watching we’ve done, it’s tough to expand our horizons or learn anything new – except for how many episodes of “The Office” it takes to make us fall asleep. It was only a matter […]