Melting Coins

Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds from What Could Possibly Go Wrong? on the Science Channel attempted to create a focused beam of light hot enough to Continue reading

Melting Soda Cans

Grant Thompson from YouTube Channel “The King of Random” demonstrates just how to turn recyclable aluminum cans into awesome metal objects by melting them down Continue reading

Hair Dryer Heat Schlieren Optics

Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations conducted a demonstration of an optical technique that allows us to see small changes in the index of refraction in Continue reading

Jetpack Helping Soldiers Run Faster

Engineer Jason Kerestes from Arizona State University have created a working prototype jetpack that attaches to a soldier’s back and helps them run faster. The 4MM Continue reading

Mantis Shrimp Powerful Punch in Slow Motion

In the latest episode of Smarter Every Day, Destin goes to James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, to watch a Mantis Shrimp powerful punch in action and how it can smash a glass Continue reading