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This Is What Neutrinos Look Like When Scientists Catch Them

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This Is What Neutrinos Look Like When Scientists Catch Them

Does this image look familiar? You may know it as an album cover for the famous post-punk band ‘The Strokes’, but I’ve got a surprise for you. It’s really a picture of charged subatomic particles inside a giant bubble chamber. Yeah, you heard me right. This artistic, iconic image is a visualization generated by one […]

Conventional current

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Conventional current

Series and Parallel Circuits

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Series and Parallel Circuits

The Highest Energy Cosmic Ray Ever Seen | Unveiled

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The Highest Energy Cosmic Ray Ever Seen | Unveiled

The Highest-Energy Cosmic Ray Ever Seen On October 15th, 1991, an observatory in Utah detected something remarkable: a particle so powerful it was quickly nicknamed the “Oh-My-God particle”. But what exactly was it? And why haven’t we witnessed anything like it before or since? This is Unveiled, and today we’re uncovering the extraordinary story of […]

Lead Lag

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Lead Lag

What Oersted Discovered with his Compass

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What Oersted Discovered with his Compass

[Music] In 1820 danish physicist and chemist Hans Christian Oersted with setting up materials for a lecture. His materials included in early kind of battery called voltaic pile constructed of copper and zinc plates in a dilute acid solution and a wire held in place here by a set of clamps. Oersted and other scientist […]

Introduction to circuits and Ohm’s law | Circuits | Physics | Khan Academy

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Introduction to circuits and Ohm’s law | Circuits | Physics | Khan Academy

Why Does Cold Weather Kill Your Phone?

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♪♪♪ Batteries don’t do so hot when it’s cold. If you live in a cooler climate, you may have noticed this in the form of your car refusing to start on a chilly morning, or your battery level plummeting on your phone as you stand on the train platform in the freezing cold. But it’s […]

Lenz’s Law | Magnetic forces, magnetic fields, and Faraday’s law | Physics | Khan Academy

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Lenz’s Law | Magnetic forces, magnetic fields, and Faraday’s law | Physics | Khan Academy

– So, right over here depicted a square loop of a conductor. Let’s say it’s a wire and it’s stationary and it’s sitting in a magnetic field. And I’ve drawn a few vectors that represent the magnetic field and you can see at least on the surface that is defined or that is contoured by […]

Einstein’s Eclipse Changed the Course of Physics Forever

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About every 18 months, the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth for a total solar eclipse. This alignment casts a brief shadow on Earth that we can track … and its location changes each time. This year’s eclipse swept across South America, stretching over Chile and Argentina. It was visible over the […]