The Physics Of Drifting, Explained

(contemplative orchestral music) – [Narrator] Drifting, the most exhilarating and mesmerizing exhibition of style and control while driving a car. Drifting is graceful, simple even, in appearance. (tires squealing) (engine roaring) But inside the car, there is a riot of activity as the driver wrestles with steering angle, braking, and wheel speed to throw the…

Why Use AC Instead of DC at Home??

Hi. Why do we ever use AC to power homes instead of DC? Haven’t I showed you that AC is typically more dangerous than DC? [Painful Gurgle] Can we run everything on DC? Yes! In fact pretty much every device at home has to rectify AC into DC first before it can use it so…

What It Takes To Become An Astronaut

Douglas Hurley: Coming from the military, at that time I’d been in the military about 12 or 13 years when I was selected, so you know, coming to NASA from the military as far as going into another training program is fairly similar. I think NASA took some lessons learned from military training, especially Flight…

The story of Invitrocue

My name is Steven Fang. I’m the founder and Executive Director of Invitrocue. Our initial vision was really to create a company that could help as many people as possible. Was really centered about helping drug companies develop better drugs, faster way. [music] Then kind of dawned on us that perhaps you can take that…

Everything Wrong With USB-C Cables | Untangled

-You might have seen this type of charger on some of your newer devices. It’s a USB-C cable. USB-C is great. It can transfer data, power, video, audio, and it’s not limited to one manufacturer, like Apple’s Lightning cables. Finally, a universal connector has arrived. But, wait a minute. How come this USB-C cable costs…

Why Harvard Scientists Think This Object Is An Alien Spacecraft

Narrator: We have a mysterious new kid on the block. Astronomers call it Oumuamua. Which in Hawaiian, roughly translates to “first time visitor from far away.” Oumuamua is the first interstellar object ever detected in our solar system. Astronomers discovered it in 2017 with the Pan-STARRS1 telescope. And like all grand discoveries, it has raised…

What Would Happen If Humans Tried To Land On Jupiter

– The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That’s why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn’s moon Titan, and more. But there are a few places in the solar system we will never understand as well as we’d like. One of them is Jupiter. Jupiter…

Computer Science – Brian Kernighan on successful language design

>>DFB: The theme of today’s talk is “How to succeed in language design without really trying” So could you please welcome back Brian Kernighan. [applause]>>BWK: Thanks Dave. Thank you very much for that kind introduction. It’s a real pleasure to be back at Nottingham and to see the new buildings, as opposed to the old…

What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

– Fast food is cheap and convenient. But hidden in between the burgers and tacos are some “healthy” options: salads, grilled chicken, yogurts, oatmeal, power burritos. Doesn’t sound too bad, right? I spent a week eating nothing but these “healthy” fast foods and I lost six-and-a-half pounds. But even though I lost about a pound…

We Tried Louis Vuitton’s $995 Headphones

Louis Vuitton is getting in on the wireless headphone game. These Horizon earbuds will cost you $1,000. You could get six sets of AirPods for that. So, are they worth the price? Louis Vuitton is a French fashion house known for its high-end bags, luggage, clothes, and accessories. And everything it makes has the ubiquitous…