Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Benefits of Taking Part in Music

The benefits of music are endless! One of the areas that it can make a difference to is physical and coordination.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

What in the World is Topological Quantum Matter? - Fan Zhang

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane, and Michael Kosterlitz won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2016 for discovering that even microscopic matter at the smallest scale can exhibit macroscopic properties and phases that are topological. But … what does that mean? Fan Zhang helps decode some seriously tricky science.

Lesson by Fan Zhang, directed by Anton Trofimov.

Friday, March 16, 2018

The Scientific Benefits of Music

Did you know that listening to music is good for you? This is our science fact of the day and it is all about listening to your favorite tunes!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Saturday, March 10, 2018

The Weird and Wonderful Metamorphosis of the Butterfly - Franziska Bauer

In order to become a butterfly, a caterpillar’s body dissolves almost completely and is rebuilt from its own juices. Butterflies are just a few of the 800,000 insect species that transition from larvae to adults through complete metamorphosis. But how exactly does this process work? Franziska Bauer explains how these squishy larvae emerge as armored, aerodynamic, and nimble adults.

Lesson by Franziska Bauer, animation by Avi Ofer.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Top 10 Hardest Instruments to Learn

Playing an instrument isn’t easy to begin with, but these instruments will really test your patience!

Do you agree with this list? What would you change?