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Extending The Factorial Function – The Derivation of The Gamma Function – Why Is It Special?

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Extending The Factorial Function – The Derivation of The Gamma Function – Why Is It Special?

Hello everyone. Welcome back to a new video, the first of which im narrating over the animations. Today we will be talking about the gamma function. What IS the gamma function? Where does the motivation behind it come from? The gamma function can be seen as the solution to the following interpolation problem: Find a […]

Let’s think about Lightning – Smarter Every Day 15

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Let’s think about Lightning – Smarter Every Day 15

[Music] [Rainfall and thunder] Hey it’s me, Destin. So I’m gonna explain why thunder sounds the way it does. And uh, we’re in the middle of a thunderstorm here, obviously, so I’m going to try to make this quick. So basically, if you’re standing on the ground here, and let’s say there’s lightning that happens […]

70 Miles From Shore with Watson: Woodside Energy and IBM

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70 Miles From Shore with Watson: Woodside Energy and IBM

I know you, friend. I know every meter, every gap, every specification. I know every metric unit of pressure imposed on your 119,000-tonne frame, and how it will react to the extreme conditions here on the remote North West Shelf. I know what a team of engineers in Norway reported on you. And what a […]

Handheld TESLA COIL GUN at 28,000fps – Smarter Every Day 162

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Handheld TESLA COIL GUN at 28,000fps – Smarter Every Day 162

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. There’s only few times in your life when you look at something and you’re like: ‘You know, this can’t be a thing,’ But it is a thing! This video is just like that. We’re going to look at an invention today by Nikola Tesla, but […]

Mind-Blowing Magic Magnets – Smarter Every Day 153

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Hey, it’s me Destin. Welcome back to SmarterEveryDay. You might not know this but every single hydraulic pump in every car you’ve probably ever been in has a little bitty magnet in it to catch shavings so that the mechanism doesn’t foul up. Now, I know this because when I was growing up both of […]

Turning Gravity Into Light – Smarter Every Day 146

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Turning Gravity Into Light – Smarter Every Day 146

Hey it’s me Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. If you’ve ever watched Smarter Every Day you know that I spend a lot of time off the grid. Right now I’m in the Amazon rainforest and I don’t really know what this thing is. I think it’s some kind of termite.. thing, on a […]