Veritasium
Veritasium Videos

Inside The Navy's Indoor Ocean

6,156,115 views | 3 days ago
The US Navy has an indoor ocean that can simulate any wave in the world. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. You can get started for free, or the first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant...

The world depends on a strange collection of items. They're not cheap

5,910,046 views | 2 weeks ago
This government warehouse keeps our entire society up to standard. Part of this video was sponsored by Google Domains. Take the first step to get online with a domain name from Google Domains...

What Happens If A Star Explodes Near The Earth?

3,255,181 views | 2 weeks ago
People have witnessed supernovae for millennia, but what threat do they pose to life on Earth? This video is sponsored by Brilliant. You can get started for free, or the first 200 people to...

The Algorithm That Transformed The World

4,514,839 views | 1 month ago
The Fast Fourier Transform is used everywhere but it has a fascinating origin story that could have ended the nuclear arms race. This video is sponsored by 80,000 Hours. Head to http://80000hours.o...

How Dangerous is a Penny Dropped From a Skyscraper?

12,018,638 views | 2 months ago
This video is sponsored by Brilliant. You can get started for free, or the first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. Check out Adam...

World's Highest Jumping Robot

8,357,404 views | 3 months ago
This tiny robot can jump higher than anything else in the world. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly...

The 4 things it takes to be an expert

7,173,531 views | 4 months ago
Which experts have real expertise? This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. Thanks to https://w...

The Man Who Killed Millions and Saved Billions

14,453,502 views | 4 months ago
Fritz Haber is the scientist who arguably most transformed the world. Part of this video is sponsored by Wren. Offset your carbon footprint on Wren: ​https://www.wren.co/start/veritasium1....

The Riddle That Seems Impossible Even If You Know The Answer

8,428,577 views | 5 months ago
The 100 Prisoners Riddle feels completely impossible even once you know the answer. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium...

The Absurd Search For Dark Matter

6,013,623 views | 6 months ago
This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. Astronomers think there should be 5 times as much...

How did they actually take this picture? (Very Long Baseline Interferometry)

4,638,051 views | 6 months ago
This is an image of the supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A*, at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Visit https://www.kiwico.com/veritasium30 to get 30% off your first month of any crate!...

How Electricity Actually Works

7,223,385 views | 7 months ago
This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. Special thanks to: Bruce Sherwood, Ruth Chabay,...

The Man Who Accidentally Killed The Most People In History

23,459,156 views | 7 months ago
One scientist caused two environmental disasters and the deaths of millions. A part of this video is sponsored by Wren. Offset your carbon footprint on Wren: ​https://www.wren.co/start/veritasium...

How Horses Save Humans From Snakebites

12,384,363 views | 8 months ago
This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. To make antivenom, you first need to collect venom...

Future Computers Will Be Radically Different (Analog Computing)

9,059,488 views | 9 months ago
Visit https://brilliant.org/Veritasium/ to get started learning STEM for free, and the first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium subscription. Digital computers have served us...

The Most Powerful Computers You've Never Heard Of

8,462,638 views | 11 months ago
Analog computers were the most powerful computers for thousands of years, relegated to obscurity by the digital revolution. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign...

Why are snowflakes like this?

7,769,277 views | 1 year ago
Dr Ken Libbrecht is the world expert on snowflakes, designer of custom snowflakes, snowflake consultant for the movie Frozen - his photos appear on postage stamps all over the world. This video...

Most People Don't Know How Bikes Work

18,796,703 views | 1 year ago
Why are bicycles stable? The most common answer is gyroscopic effects, but this is not right. This video was sponsored by Kiwico. Get 50% off your first month of any crate at https://kiwico.com/ver...

The Big Misconception About Electricity

17,064,589 views | 1 year ago
The misconception is that electrons carry potential energy around a complete conducting loop, transferring their energy to the load. This video was sponsored by Caséta by Lutron. Learn more...

How Imaginary Numbers Were Invented

14,157,042 views | 1 year ago
A general solution to the cubic equation was long considered impossible, until we gave up the requirement that math reflect reality. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people...

I Rented A Helicopter To Settle A Physics Debate

7,101,455 views | 1 year ago
The story of a controversial physics question on the qualifying exam for the 2014 US Physics Olympiad team. How does a uniform cable beneath a helicopter hang? Visit https://SimpliSafe.com/veritasi...

A Robot That Walks, Flies, Skateboards, Slacklines

3,618,779 views | 1 year ago
This is a #robot that walks, flies, #skateboards, #slacklines, and might do much more one day. A portion of this video was sponsored by Bluehost. Start building a website with Bluehost today....

How They Caught The Golden State Killer

5,742,906 views | 1 year ago
Your genetic code is probably already in a database, without you ever giving a sample or permission. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/...

How Hidden Technology Transformed Bowling

13,314,087 views | 1 year ago
Bowling has been reinvented many times over the past seven thousand years but especially in the last 30. This is the fascinating physics of balls, oil, lane and pins. A portion of this video...

Why All Scorpions Are Fluorescent

2,141,653 views | 1 year ago
Under UV light, almost all species of scorpions glow a bright green color, but why? Thanks to Capital One Shopping for sponsoring a portion of this video! Avoid Paying Full Price. Get Capital...

The Universe is Hostile to Computers

17,191,199 views | 1 year ago
Tiny particles from distant galaxies have caused plane accidents, election interference and game glitches. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brillian...

Clickbait is Unreasonably Effective

6,126,619 views | 1 year ago
The title and thumbnail play a huge role in a video's success or failure. Check out http://kiwico.com/Veritasium50 for 50% off your first month of any subscription! ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀...

The Genius of 3D Printed Rockets

10,169,209 views | 1 year ago
3D printed rockets save on up front tooling, enable rapid iteration, decrease part count, and facilitate radically new designs. For your chance to win 2 seats on one of the first Virgin Galactic...

The Simplest Math Problem No One Can Solve - Collatz Conjecture

31,367,054 views | 1 year ago
The Collatz Conjecture is the simplest math problem no one can solve — it is easy enough for almost anyone to understand but notoriously difficult to solve. This video is sponsored by Brilliant....

Why You Should Want Driverless Cars On Roads Now

3,195,006 views | 1 year ago
How close are we to having fully autonomous vehicles on the roads? Are they safe? In Chandler, Arizona a fleet of Waymo vehicles are already in operation. Waymo sponsored this video and provided...
About Channel

Veritasium

Subscribers: 13.2M
Videos: 0