Tag: math

Check out this fantastic video from 1948 showing UCLA’s mechanical computer as it works to solve mathematical problems.

I want everybody to watch this video on snowflakes, spheres, sphereflakes, and symmetry, and realize that we are all really stupid compared to this young lady.

How do cats flip without violating the conservation of angular momentum? Artist Sarah Xu illustrates this sneak peek at an upcoming episode of Smarter Every Day where they answer this question with slow-motion video. Should be a good one to watch out for!

A simple math lesson by Christopher Danielson on the value of 1 and how it changes depending on the unit of measure. I just really like this because the video is cool and I wish I had this when I was in elementary school math class.