Dec 192014
How A Commercial Airplane Is Made

Most of us take it for granted that we can simply buy an airplane ticket online and travel around the world in just a few hours. Today’s commercial airliners are bigger, more comfortable, and more advanced than ever before. But what goes into building such a complex machine? Minute Physics was lucky enough to go behind the scenes to see how the largest commercial airplane in the world, the Airbus A350, is built from start to finish. 


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Oct 232014
Why Is The Sun Yellow And The Sky Blue

Have you ever stopped to think why the sun looks yellow and the sky looks blue? Doesn’t the sun simply emit pure, glorious, clear light? And the sky obviously is clear as well. So why does the sun and sky appear to have color? Minute Physics explains in this new video


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Jul 062014
How Far Can Legolas See

There’s a famous scene in Lord of the Rings when the elf Legolas claims to see the horsemen five leagues, around 24 km, away. He even says that their leader is very tall. Is this really possible? Educator Minute Physics reviews how we actually see light, and explains that Legolas most likely couldn’t see that far in real life. Of course, there aren’t elves in real life… 


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Apr 272014
How To See Without Wearing Glasses

Have you ever found yourself without your seeing eye-glasses? It’s a nightmare. Minute Physics explains an easy trick to see without wearing your glasses in this new video. Simply look through a small hole. The idea being that a small pin hole can focus light from any distance since it only allows light to come from one specific place.  


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Apr 112014
When Insanity Becomes Normal In Venezuela

Most people are unaware that Venezuela is in the midst of revolution. Ever since the dictator Hugo Chavez died, the country has been unstable. 

Now, instability has turned into chaos. 

Henry of the educational channel Minute Physics has a friend in Venezuela who is just a regular citizen trying to make it day by day. 

He explains in this powerful video how he has become complacent with the status-quo as a defense mechanism as he and his countrymen attempt to put their lives back together. 


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