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The Hyperfine podcast is where Zak and Derek solve physics puzzles and explore topics that a curious physics follower would be interested in.

The Hyperfine podcast is where Zak and Derek solve physics puzzles and explore topics that a curious physics follower would be interested in.
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United States

Description:

The Hyperfine podcast is where Zak and Derek solve physics puzzles and explore topics that a curious physics follower would be interested in.

Language:

English

Contact:

858-243-4557


Episodes

Climbing Magnets

11/29/2018
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Zak and Derek try to tackle the “climbing magnets” puzzle from Veritasium’s Youtube channel. Both… Read the postClimbing Magnets The post Climbing Magnets appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:07:48

Balloons Inside Balloons and Sweet Spots

11/22/2018
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Zak and Derek first discuss what happens to a balloon which holds another balloon that… Read the postBalloons Inside Balloons and Sweet Spots The post Balloons Inside Balloons and Sweet Spots appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:06:30

Fortnite and the Principle of Least Action

11/15/2018
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Zak and Derek discuss the physics of dropping in Fortnite and PUBG. Derek’s Epic name:… Read the postFortnite and the Principle of Least Action The post Fortnite and the Principle of Least Action appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:02:33

Encryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA

11/8/2018
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Derek and Zak confirm they are talking to each other using the Diffie-Hellman protocol. Zak… Read the postEncryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA The post Encryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:06:46

Geosynchronous Orbits

11/1/2018
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Derek and Zak discuss why there is a specific geosynchronous orbit distance at all. Why… Read the postGeosynchronous Orbits The post Geosynchronous Orbits appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:08:14

How Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup?

9/28/2018
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Pushup discussion starts at 11:12. Our last episode on discussing the floating hourglass: https://www.thehyperfine.com/podcast/3-floating-hourglass/ Zak… Read the postHow Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup? The post How Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup? appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:04:43

Floating Hourglass

9/21/2018
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How does moving sand affect the buoyancy of the hourglass? Or does it? Derek takes… Read the postFloating Hourglass The post Floating Hourglass appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:01:02:38

Does Data Have Mass?

9/14/2018
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Is your cell phone heavier when it has more data stored in memory? What about… Read the postDoes Data Have Mass? The post Does Data Have Mass? appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:00:25:50

The Hyperfine 4 - How Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup?

9/13/2018
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Our last episode on discussing the floating hourglass: https://www.thehyperfine.com/podcast/3-floating-hourglass/ Zak simulations and data coming soon. The podcast lives at https://www.thehyperfine.com/ Join Derek and Zak at https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfine/ Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LikeTortilla Zak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EspleyZak

Duration:01:04:43

Landing on Planets

9/6/2018
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Derek and Zak question how a bug zapper works, complete with testing on yourself…as only… Read the postLanding on Planets The post Landing on Planets appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:00:42:02

Intro to The Hyperfine Physics Podcast

8/30/2018
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Derek and Zak introduce themselves and the podcast. Join our listener community on Reddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfine/… Read the postIntro to The Hyperfine Physics Podcast The post Intro to The Hyperfine Physics Podcast appeared first on The Hyperfine.

Duration:00:24:46

The Hyperfine 3 - Floating Hourglass

8/29/2018
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The animation in question: https://gifer.com/en/Ajtn The podcast lives at https://www.thehyperfine.com/ Join them at https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfine/ Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LikeTortilla Zak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EspleyZak How does moving sand affect the buoyancy of the hourglass? Or does it? Derek takes a stab at a conceptual answer, but Zak works out some contradicting math.

Duration:01:02:38

The Hyperfine 2 - Does Data Have Mass?

8/29/2018
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Is your cell phone heavier when it has more data stored in memory? What about an SD card? Magnetic storage drive? Is there a difference? The podcast lives at https://www.thehyperfine.com/ Join them at https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfine/ Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LikeTortilla Zak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EspleyZak Zak and Derek dive in to the physics of flash storage, and what that means for mass even on the smallest of small scales. Electron mass? Einstein...

Duration:00:25:50

The Hyperfine 1 - Landing on Planets

8/29/2018
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Derek and Zak question how a bug zapper works, complete with testing on yourself...as only good scientists do! They then explore a SF writer's query on reddit, asking about the safety of people landing on planets by dropping to the surface while enclosed in spheres filled with water. The podcast lives at https://www.thehyperfine.com/ Join them at https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfine/ Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LikeTortilla Zak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EspleyZak

Duration:00:42:02

The Hyperfine 0 - Intro to the Podcast

8/29/2018
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Derek and Zak introduce themselves and the podcast. Join them at https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfine/ Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LikeTortilla Zak on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EspleyZak https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperfine_structure Three Blue, One Brown podcast, "Ben Ben Blue" https://www.benbenandblue.com/

Duration:00:24:46