Do The Robot!

A little something I came across during Pi Day. One of the optical effects exhibits at the Exploratorium features toy robots, mirrors, and a spinning table. You wish your old flip books were this cool.

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What Is The Speed of Dark?

What’s faster, light or dark? VSauce breaks it down.

What Causes Auroras?

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“The Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time of day? In this part of the country? Localized entirely within your kitchen?!

…Not quite, but SciShow explains how it works.

Over The Rainbow: How Double Rainbows Form

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Double rainbows! What do they mean?! SciShow brings in LeVar Burton – he of Star Trek and Reading Rainbow fame – to explain. Speaking of which, there was a Kickstarter for the development of Reading Rainbow app launched earlier this week, which has since reached its goal! Now everyone (including kids, most importantly!) will get another chance to enjoy one of the best educational programs in the last three decades.