Tag Archive: Gravity

Jan 12 2015

StarTalk: Season 5, Episode 52 | Cosmic Queries: Gravity (Repeat)

  The pull of gravity (the force, not the movie) is irresistible as Neil deGrasse Tyson and Leighann Lord grapple with weighty fan questions about matter and the curvature of spacetime.  

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Nov 10 2014

StarTalk: Season 5, Episode 43 | Cosmic Queries: Gravity

The pull of gravity (the force, not the movie) is irresistible as Neil deGrasse Tyson and Leighann Lord grapple with weighty fan questions about matter and the curvature of spacetime.  

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Nov 09 2014

BBC: Human Universe | Brian Cox visits the world’s biggest vacuum chamber

Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space.  

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Mar 20 2014

Veritasium: Anti-Gravity Wheel?

Published on Mar 17, 2014 Ever wondered how gravity interacts with gyro precession, here is your answer.  

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Oct 25 2013

Gian Giudice: Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

FILMED MAY 2013 • POSTED OCT 2013 • TEDxCERN TED presents a talk by Gian Giudice on the Higgs boson. Giudice talks us through a problem in theoretical physics: what if the Higgs field exists in an ultra-dense state that could mean the collapse of all atomic matter?

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Oct 20 2012

Misconceptions about falling objects

Veritasium explores the concept of falling objects; “If you drop a heavy object and a light object simultaneously, which one will reach the ground first? A lot of people will say the heavy object, but what about those who know both will land at the same time? What do they think? Some believe both objects …

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Sep 12 2012

Discussion: Gravity

Big Think presents Erik Verlinde, who is a Dutch theoretical physicist and string theorist. The theoretical physicist believes that gravity is an emergent phenomenon, not the elemental “force” that Newton and Einstein theorized it to be. He thinks it is the result of patterns of complex, microscopic phenomena. By NASA on the mission of the Gravity …

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