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Can You Solve These 5 Physics Phenomena?

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Lisa Winter

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clockAug 7 2014, 16:55 UTC
1729 Can You Solve These 5 Physics Phenomena?

In his latest video, Derek of Veritasium demonstrated 5 phenomena in physics. How is it possible to find the center of mass on a cane by yourself, but not with the help of a friend? Why can’t you flip a phone cleanly end over end? How do you bend a water using a cup without touching the stream? What makes a tea bag turn into a rocket? Why is your breakfast magnetic?

Check out these demonstrations:




How is all of this possible? The answers will be revealed in the video next week, but what do you think is going on in these phenomena? 

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