Euler's Disk

Ajoutée 15 juin 2019
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Matt Parker's great video about the ratio between spin-rate and precession-rate for the disk:
Moffat's famous article on the finite time singularity of an Euler's Disk:
response to Moffat:
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Michael Stevens
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Michael Stevens
Edited by
Hannah Canetti
VFX by
Jack Merline
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  • I choked on my sandwich from that intro

  • DONG

  • When did Michael join Isis

  • Yes, but have you ever spun a dice?

  • Me: sees the thumbnail Me: IS THAT HOLO

  • Wish this guy had been my Physics teacher in school.

  • We've got to cut that beard it's making him insane the longer it grows the more insane he becomes

  • I watched this at 3am after I woke up randomly, watching the disk spin around like that was trippy dude.

  • HowToBasic is making normal videos because he is shooting his insanity into Michaels mind through radio waves.

  • I was watching this at night and it legit scared me. Awesome vid tho :D

  • 2:08 His face really scares

  • At first i thought its gonna blow up at 2:28

  • Dude, just go back to Vsauce, that way we can have music in the background + intro and Outro + Hey Vsauce, Michael here!

  • Can you cut your beard for a throw back video on the VSauce channel

  • That spinning disk sounded like a helicopter but then it turned into a bike and then an F1 car so I'm now scared

  • your fighting the algorithm

  • 0:26 when you see your friend in

  • 2:14 why he look so empty lol

  • Get someone who look at you like the way Michael's looking at that euler's disk.

  • Euler's Disc: Staying a few steps ahead of your problems in a precessing downwards spiral.

  • beeeeeooop

  • disk: *spins* autogenerated captions: *applause*

  • Vertasium has a some what similar vid: and

  • nobody: me, watching my food cook in the microwave: 1:23

  • 5:28 is a bit *KiNkY* don't ya think??

  • I’m a dingaling now ig

  • Still waiting for the beat to drop

  • 1:22 just why

  • I am going to get one for when i am tripping balls on mushrooms

  • I was going to post a meaningfull comment.... But just listen to this 5:28

  • 2:03 Minecraft bois staring at enderman first time

  • Disk: *spins* Captions: *[Applause]*

  • D!NG is my favourite Vsauce.

  • can't wait to get an euler's disk then accidentally fling it across the room in an attempt to spin it

  • Why didn't he call it 'Bendik's Disc'? Did he fear that it would be confused with William Bendix (who usually played guys of limited intelligence), than whom Euler is much cooler?

  • Spins disk* starts slowing down Me: Well that didn’t last that long Also me: Well fu#% me, look at it go!

  • Every time he says Oiler's disc I cringe...

  • Michael's beard is so majestic.

  • I laughed at the first disk spinning part like a maniac and I'm not proud

  • Classical mechanics by Helbert Goldstein 😎

  • You wanna play with my ding-a-ling, my ding-a-ling

  • I wonder if you could do a similar experiment and demonstration/lesson that has to do with “counter-steering” in motorcycles. I’d love to see more scientific explanation of that

  • c

  • Michael toy yay 🤪👐

  • If u think of the universe as a 3-dimensional support vector machine, or the gradient of a neural network, then physics is the backpropagation optimization of gradient descent. In neural networks, to find the local minimum, you take steps in each direction, and if you pass the minimum, you take a smaller step back, and then you make a smaller step forward again and back again, again and again, until it reaches the minimum. Love you VSAUCE!

  • I can't understand that if you know so much of the theory you can't design this yourself

  • Ok creepy man

  • A gyro prove the world is flat.

  • Well....if the world was round??? But it's not. It's flat. Nothing you believe is true. Mind control. Your a victim

  • He's trying to hypnotize ya!