Physics in a Minute

September 29, 2011

I just discovered this YouTube Channel. One concept, explained with simplicity, in one minute (more or less — shall I make a stupid pun about relativity?) And I love the drawings.

In one of the videos, he makes a crack about getting back to a more important topic (physics) than maths. Well, to him, obviously, but without mathematics, there’d be no physics. (link to xkcd on that topic).

I’m also tagging this under philosophy. Long long ago, physics was a branch of philosophy. Now they seem to be quarrelsome cousins at best. But clear, precise thinking is essential to both, and I refuse to get caught up in their antagonistic debates. They are both necessary and delightful applications of human intellect and curiosity.

To start you off, here is Schrödinger’s Cat


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