How to make a YouTube video about science | ‘Talking Science’ Course #10

YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world and there are over a billion views on learning related videos every day. So, it’s a great place to get your science out there. But if you’ve never made a YouTube video – let alone one about science, tech, engineering or maths – where the Read more…

Hovering a Helicopter is Hilariously Hard – Smarter Every Day 145

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day If there is one thing that I learnt from the backwards bicycle experiment Is that knowledge is not understanding So a couple of years ago when I made the YouTube series about helicopter physics I gained the knowledge of how they worked, but not really Read more…

Rolling Shutter Explained on the Cheap

Hey, it’s me, Matt. Welcome back to standupmaths. Now, rolling shutters. A recap if you’ve not been on YouTube for the past week or so. Digital cameras, like while I’m filming on now, expose the top row of pixels before they expose the bottom row. The exposure kind of rolls across the sensor, which means Read more…

How to MINE OPAL gems in the OUTBACK – Smarter Every Day 164

Hey, it’s me Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. When you think about gemstones, people typically have their favorites. I happen to think that opal is one of the most fascinating stones there is. Think about it. If you think about a diamond or a sapphire, or even a ruby, it’s just a colored Read more…

The Backwards Brain Bicycle – Smarter Every Day 133

Hey it’s me Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. You’ve heard people say, “It’s just like riding a bike” meaning it’s really easy and you can’t forget how to do it, right? But I did something. I did something that damaged my mind. It happened on the streets of Amsterdam and I got really Read more…