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Inside a Burning Rocket Engine

Inside a Burning Rocket Engine

Check out what happens inside a rocket engine in slow motion thanks to this special cutaway rocket. They call it rocket science for a reason, so don't copy these guys.

Quantum Mechanics for Dummies with Ducks

Quantum Mechanics for Dummies with Ducks

If you've heard of Quantum Mechanics but haven't got a clue what it is then this short video will explain all you need to know. All you need is a pair of twin ducks to understand.

Making Things Disappear Into Darkness

Making Things Disappear Into Darkness

Vantablack is a special substance that was designed to absorb all light it comes into contact with. It does such a good job it can absorb up to 99.965% of light meaning no light reflects off of it for you to see.

Cool Science Experiment by Dropping Water and Alcohol into Oil

Cool Science Experiment by Dropping Water and Alcohol into Oil

Try this cool science experiment at home and see what science calls Marangoni bursting. All you need is water, alcohol and oil. The result is pretty incredible to watch.

Creating a Human Heart with Spinach Leaves

Creating a Human Heart with Spinach Leaves

Watch as scientists explain how they can create a human heart using a spinach leaf. The process involves removing the plant cells and replacing it with human cells which can then make use of the leaf's vascular system.

Flushing Toilets in the North vs the South

Flushing Toilets in the North vs the South

It's long been believed that that water swirls in the opposite direction depending on which hemisphere you're in. So let's get scientific and see if that's true.

Blowing Up a Watermelon with Electricity

Blowing Up a Watermelon with Electricity

It's time for more backyard science fun, this time we're playing with electricity. Watch what happens when a capacitor is used to pass 20,000 volts to a watermelon all at once.

Capturing Molten Copper in Slow Motion

Capturing Molten Copper in Slow Motion

The Slow Mo Guys are at it again this time capturing molten cooper as it cools. The 1,200°C copper liquid is mesmerizing to watch but begins to cool and solidify almost immediately even in slow motion.

Treating Burns with Fish Scales

Treating Burns with Fish Scales

Doctors in Brazil are running a new clinical trial which uses fish scales to treat burn victims. The scales from the tilapia fish are sterilized and then applied to burns and supposedly help speed up recovery.

Playing with Lava for Science

Playing with Lava for Science

When you live in Buffalo, New York it's pretty hard to carry out some science experiments due to the lack of lava. But if you're Ingo Sonder and Andrew Harp you don't let that stop you, you just make your own lava.

Making Batteries Explode with Fire

Making Batteries Explode with Fire

Have you ever wondered what happens when you set a lithium battery on fire? Well thanks to the Slow Mo Guys you can see exactly that and in slow motion.

Magnet Magic in a Copper Pipe

Magnet Magic in a Copper Pipe

Check out what happens when you drop a magnet in the center of a copper pipe. The amazing science experiment see's the magnet defy gravity for a moment as it spins.

Who Does Hollywood Call for Science Advice?

Who Does Hollywood Call for Science Advice?

When it comes to movies we're expected to suspend our disbelief and just enjoy the show. But some movies do try get the science right and when they do these are the guys they call for help.

The World of Mathematics is Huge

The World of Mathematics is Huge

Just the thought of maths makes most of us break out in a cold sweat but what we've been exposed to is only a tiny fraction of mathematics. The world of math is surprisingly large thanks to it's long history and many uses.

The Sticky History of Super Glue

The Sticky History of Super Glue

Ever wonder what makes super glue so super? Well it might be down to the fact that history could never get rid of it no matter how hard it tried.

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