Sunday, December 21, 2008

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle - Episode 37

Physics tells us that you can't know exactly where you are and where you are going at the same time! Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle explains that you can't measure a particle's exact velocity and location, Dr. Carlson takes on the challenge of explaining it all in this special, third anniversary, episode of...

Science Theater Episode 37:Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Sunday, October 19, 2008

A Particle Experiment - Episode 36

Pity the poor high energy particle physicists. In order to perform an experiment, they have to destroy whatever they're looking at. Dr. Carlson explains how experiments on tiny particles are tricky. It's not easy to run experiments on things that are smaller than your tools.

Science Theater Episode 36:A Particle Experiment

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Quantum Mechanics - Episode 35

Can you change reality just by looking at it? Dr. Carlson says no! Watch on to see just what we mean when scientists talk about observers determining reality in this down-to-earth explanation of Quantum Mechanics.

Science Theater Episode 35: Quantum Mechanics

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Brainteaser 02 - A Straight Line

Is the best path between two points a straight line? The second video in our brainteaser series challenges the viewer (you) to predict and explain any differences in the path of two rolling balls. Can you figure it out before the episode is over?

Science Theater Brainteaser 02: A Straight Line

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Brainteaser 01 - Rolling Uphill

Do you have what it takes to explain science? Try to explain how this object actually rolls uphill in this episode. This video is the first of several Brainteaser episodes where you, the viewer, are presented with a problem and are challenged to explain the science behind the solution by the end of the episode.

Science Theater Brainteaser 01: Rolling Uphill

Sunday, March 02, 2008

The Sweat Episode - Episode 34

Yes, he's done freezing by boiling before, but this time Dr. Carlson uses liquid nitrogen, a special tube, and a little water to demonstrate the power of sweat!

Science Theater Episode 34: The Sweat Episode

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Making Clouds - Episode 33

How to make a cloud in a bottle in four easy steps. Dr. Carlson takes on a giant glass ball of green liquid in an attempt to eplain how clouds are formed. In a never-before seen feature, this episode even includes Director's Commentary for the first segment. Yes, it's a feature, not a bug.

Science Theater Episode 33: Making Clouds

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Note, technically this episode is 33b, as it takes the place of The Sweet Spot - Episode 33, removed due to a few mistakes in the science of hitting balls with bats.