Quantum supremacy: A three minute guide

Quantum supremacy: A three minute guide

Google claims it has reached a key milestone: using a quantum computer to complete a task that a classical computer couldn’t manage, achieving what they call ‘quantum supremacy’. This would be the first time that a quantum computer has definitively beaten the best conventional computer....

Sound: Crash Course Physics #18

Sound: Crash Course Physics #18

When you think about it, you probably receive hundreds — even thousands — of cues about what’s going on in your environment every day, strictly from sound. In addition to things like speech and music, there are other bits of auditory information that shape your...

How An Igloo Keeps You Warm

How An Igloo Keeps You Warm

[MUSIC] For thousands of years, humans, and plants and animals long before that, have been using frozen “sky water” to keep warm. Which sort of doesn’t make sense. Because snow is cool. You might even say it’s… ice cold. YEEAAHHHHH! No one knows for sure...