In a recent episode of 'MacGyver,' our hero uses a Leyden jar to store energy. What is a Leyden jar and how much energy could it store? The post Let's Geek Out on the Physics of Leyden Jars appeared first on WIRED.
In a recent episode of MacGyver, an improvised ultraviolet light was created from an LED. How would this work and what is a blacklight? The post How to Make UV Light Out of Your Phone's LED Flash appeared first on WIRED.
In this scene from MacGyver, he needs to escape from a building by jumping out of a window. Could this really work? Here's the physics. The post MacGyver's Body-Bag Freefall Might Actually Work. Physics Says So appeared first on WIRED.