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Speed of Light Thank You!

Dear citizens of the universe, You probably know that light can reach two hundred ninety nine thousand, seven hundred ninety two measly kilometers in a second, but did you also know that physics can now reach over two hundred ninety nine thousand, seven hundred ninety two amazing people in a minute? We’ve broken the speed

What If The Earth Stopped Spinning?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. The Earth is spinning and we are spinning along with it. But what if the Earth suddenly stopped spinning? Well, first of all, you would gain weight. But that would be the least of your worries. The spin of our planet is important and literally giving you the time of your

Which Way Is Down?

Hey Vsauce! Michael here. Down here. But which way is down? And how much does down weigh? Well, down weighs about a hundredth of a gram per cubic centimeter. It is light and airy which makes it a great source of insulation and buoyancy for water birds but if you let go of down… It

What Is Light?

Light, is the connection between us and the universe. Through light, we could experience distant stars and look back at the beginning of existence itself. But, what is light? In a nutshell Light, is the smallest quantity of energy that can be transported A photon, an elementary particle without a real size That can’t be