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Where is all the antimatter?
The End of Physics?
Why Can’t Kids Just Take Smaller Doses?
Magic Trick That’s Actually Math


Where is all the antimatter?
Unsolved Mystery in Physics

Dr. Becky – Feb 26, 2020 – 16:11
Anti-matter and matter were both made at the same time in the Big Bang – so why is everything around us now made of matter?


Why Do People Say We’ve Reached the End of Physics?

SciShow – Feb 26, 2020 – 11:31
Our fundamental picture of the universe seems pretty nearly complete these days, to the point that some people are suggesting that we’ve arrived at some version of “the end of physics.” And sure, physics is at a turning point, but it might not be time to hang up our physicist hats just yet. Hosted by: Hank Green
Fundamental Forces video


Why Can’t Kids Just Take Smaller Doses of Adult Meds?

SciShow – Feb 27, 2020 – 6:48
You might have noticed that lots of drugs have special children’s formulas, and you might think that’s because smaller people need smaller doses. But you’d be wrong! Because kids aren’t just tiny adults. Hosted by: Stefan Chin


Vsauce – it’s like science, only stranger

The Magic Trick That’s Actually Math

Vsauce2 – Feb 26, 2020 – 18:27

Sometimes math is so beautifully tricky, and presented in such a subtle way, that it’s virtually indistinguishable from magic. Welcome to The Kruskal Count.

David Copperfield is probably the most famous living magician/illusionist, and he’s made use of the Kruskal Count to convince millions of people worldwide that he harbors amazing predictive powers. Does he? Well… yes and no.

At the core of his mathematical mind reading is physicist Martin Kruskal’s discovery that certain counting games are really a sequence of chains that can intersect and eventually become one single chain. Using that knowledge of well-concealed probability, it’s easy to perform a mind-blowing demonstration that appears to be pure magic.

But it doesn’t *always* work, because that’s the way probability goes. Sometimes it’s perfect, sometimes it isn’t. By examining the Kruskal Count as a magic trick and also through its original card-based format, we’ll see that magic can be math… and math can be magic.

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