The Hyperfine Physics Podcast
By The Hyperfine Physics Podcast
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Zak and Derek solve physics puzzles and explore topics that a curious physics observer would be interested in.
||CleanClimbing Magnets||Zak and Derek try to tackle the "climbing magnets" puzzle from Veritasium's Youtube channel. Both taking different approaches until watching the result together.||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBalloons Inside Balloons and Sweet Spots||Zak and Derek first discuss what happens to a balloon which holds another balloon that pops while inside the first. Then they try to tackle the physics of sweet spots on bats.||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFortnite and the Principle of Least Action||Zak and Derek discuss the physics of dropping in Fortnite and PUBG.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEncryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA||Derek and Zak confirm they are talking to each other using the Diffie-Hellman protocol. Zak…Read the postEncryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeosynchronous Orbits||Derek and Zak discuss why there is a specific geosynchronous orbit distance at all. Why…Read the postGeosynchronous Orbits||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup?||How Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup?||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFloating Hourglass||How does moving sand affect the buoyancy of the hourglass? Or does it? Derek takes a stab at a conceptual answer, but Zak works out some contradicting math.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Data Have Mass?||Is your cell phone heavier when it has more data stored in memory? What about…Read the postDoes Data Have Mass?||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLanding on Planets||Derek and Zak question how a bug zapper works, complete with testing on yourself...as only good scientists do! They then explore a SF writer's query on reddit, asking about the safety of people landing on planets by dropping to the surface while enclo.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntro to The Hyperfine Physics Podcast||Derek and Zak introduce themselves and the podcast.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|