Tom Lehrer's Elements Song is 150 years out of date - the science and the music (The Major General's Song from Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance) are both from late 1800s. So it's time for an update, to the tune of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit. Video coming soon... email me if you want … Continue reading Smells like Tauon Spirit
Originally published in ANU Reporter: The discovery of gravitational waves is the culmination of a search by a generation of ANU physicists, reports DR PHIL DOOLEY, BSc (Hons) '90, PhD '99. An excited hush fell over the briefing room at Parliament House as Professor David McClelland stepped up to the microphone. "I'm pretty sure you all … Continue reading Wave of the Century
If you're lazy like me then putting the washing away is like the Geiger-Marsden experiment. https://youtu.be/baKkrqBv3LY If it amused you - hit LIKE! If you loved it, hit SHARE
https://youtu.be/JUJPyQtoB5E It's not like we planned this out very well...
TFW the silliest stories go better than you want... https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FTheAustralianNationalUniversity%2Fvideos%2F10153552273491294%2F&show_text=1&width=560
It's amazing how liquid nitrogen affects rubber. Turns it from bendy and stretchy into a brittle solid that you can smash into a thousand pieces - a trick that lots of science shows do. BUT, not so many people know that there is a heartwarming story of community benefit from this seemingly mindless destruction. … Continue reading Smashing things… for the good of humanity
One from the archives. I'd give it a hell of an edit these days https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xKZRpAsWL8