Tag: nasa

Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Is Shifting South… So What Now?

You may have heard that the earth’s magnetic poles tend to move around. I mean, so do the geographic poles, but magnetic North and South are really mobile…and magnetic North in particular is moving real fast. Like, way faster than we thought it would. And the scientific community is coming up with some really exciting […]

NASA Climbing Robot Scales Cliffs and Looks for Life

[Magestic music] [vehicles drive by on gravel] [LEMUR-3 RAISING A ROBOT]>>[NARRATOR] Titus Canyon An area lying in the north of Death Valley National Park. Hundreds of millions of years ago this dark landscape lay beneath warm tropical seas. Today it is the site for a field test conducted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.>>[Male] Three, two, […]

1st place Mousetrap Car Ideas- using SCIENCE

This is a mousetrap car. They’re common for competitions in high school physics classes Just like the egg drop challenge or building toothpick bridges. The goal is to build a car that travels the furthest or goes the Fastest, but in either case the only power provided to move the car is from a single […]

The Motherload of Spin – ISpinUWin #1 – Lotus Exige View

I thought it would be fun to compile all of the in-car video of track spins or saves that my wife or I have been a part of or witnessed from 2003-2012 (mostly from 2008+ in our ’08 Lotus Exige-S 240). Update 2015: Also see ISpinUwin#2 — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmr3RXC2Lmg Additional comments: If you have yet to […]

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it, but I’m creating one of the strongest and most versatile materials on Earth, graphene. You’ve probably heard buzz about it. Graphene made big waves back in 2004, and it’s knocked around science news ever since. – A global race for graphene. – You know, it’s not just […]

Rock Skip Robot- The Science of Perfect Rock Skipping

What is the scientifically proven best way to skip a rock? This is kind of hard to figure out because every rock you throw is a little different, not to mention your throwing motion might accidentally vary in between throws. So to solve that I built a perfect rock skipping robot with my nieces and […]