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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

5 New Fun Sci Videos

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From URNScienceShow, fun and very visually impressive:
"The Vortex Cannon - Student Science"
"After weeks of pestering, we finally give in and let George build a vortex cannon - with surprisingly spooky cup flying results."



Video Credit: URNScienceShow



The Sagan Series, always moving, always inspirational
"THE SAGAN SERIES (part 9) - The Humans"
Join them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thesaganseries



Video Credit: The list is very long, see HERE



Icebergs have never looked so angry!
You'll have to fiddle with the sound during this.  The beginning rumbles of the fracturing iceberg is very impressive.  When the collapse really gets going, all the passengers on this small boat begin screaming in excitement... and don't stop.  It's a full 0db clip.
"Exploding iceberg in Antarctica!"
"The thing just exploded very close to our zodiac! Or should I say imploded. And it spat out big chunks of thousands year old ice to our heads... Crazy!"



Video Credit: Lex Coppoolse 2012



A new Neil deGrasse Tyson video!  He touches on The Most Astounding Fact once again.  This found via Huffington Post, transferred over to YouTube (now with a lack of commercials!)
"Neil DeGrasse Tyson: 'We Don't Know What's Driving 96% Of The Universe'"



Video Credit: Cara Santa Maria / Huffington Post / Neil deGrasse Tyson


In the world's best anechoic chamber, the BBC and scientists record some of the quietest sounds on Earth .  Great stuff for audiophiles or bug enthusiasts. 
Click Here for a larger version.






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