Charles Darwin is generally remembered as the guy who came up with the theory of evolution. Only, he wasn’t the first– his own grandfather wrote poetry about evolution in the 1790’s. So why is Charles an icon of science? It all comes down to stamp collecting…
A short video explaining how the astronomer Vera Rubin discovered dark matter through the same process you use when playing a few hands of bridge.
A short video based on Chapter 8 of Eureka, explaining how the history of quantum physics is like solving a crossword puzzle:
I wrote scripts for four educational videos on TED-Ed, explaining cool features of quantum mechanics:
Particles and Waves (animation by Joana Bartolomeu)
The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle (animation by Henrik Malmgren)
Schrödinger’s Cat (animation by Agota Vegso)
Entangled States (animation by Camilla Gunborg Pedersen and Zsuzsanna Banyai)
A dramatic reading of the dog dialogue from Chapter 3 of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog.
A dramatic reading of the dog dialogue from Chapter 5 of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog.
A dramatic reading of Chapter 4 of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog.
A dramatic reading of the dog dialogue from Chapter 8 of How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog.
Short video entered in the 2014 Flame Challenge, attempting to answer the question “What is color?” in terms an 11-year-old could understand/