This awesome fish tank trick shows an inverted glass with water higher than the water level of the fish tank. How does this work? The post It's Not an Impossible Fish Tank, It's Just Physics appeared first on WIRED.
If you ever need to pull a heavy object with a rope, there is a simple physics trick that can give you greater tension. The post Pull a Car From a Ditch With the Super-Strength of Physics appeared first on WIRED.
When you connect a standard battery to a low resistance, the battery voltage drops. Here is a battery model that accounts for the voltage drop. The post You Can't Just Link Batteries Willy Nilly and Expect Everything to Be OK appeared first on WIRED.
Light travels at a very high speed, making it difficult to measure. Here are three historic methods to measure the speed of light.
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