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10,000 parts 1 and 2

Started by Unbeliever, June 07, 2019, 03:03:53 pm

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June 07, 2019, 03:03:53 pm Last Edit: June 07, 2019, 03:28:40 pm by Unbeliever
Part 1: How the Metric System Can Get You Killed

QuoteTo celebrate my 10,000, here is the first of two videos exploring how 10,000 has shaped our view of the universe. In part one, we see how a desperate attempt to measure 10,000 km broke lives, exposed hypocrisies, and changed the world.


Part 2: The Planck Reckoner

QuoteIn the second and final part of my 10,000 subscriber special, we examine how Archimedes of Syracuse transformed 10,000 into a poppyseed, and a poppyseed into the unit of the universe.

"Some say God is living there [in space]. I was looking around very attentively, but I did not see anyone there. I did not detect either angels or gods....I don't believe in God. I believe in man - his strength, his possibilities, his reason."
Gherman Titov, Soviet cosmonaut, in The Seattle Daily Ti