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How Do Bicycles Stay Upright?

It’s something we’ve all thought about at one point in our lives. Perhaps we have had the misfortune of wondering this after falling from one.

One might think it is the rider that keeps it upright, but even riderless bikes stay upright (provided they’re going fast enough). So what’s going on here?

In the above video, Henry from MinutePhysics takes you through the physics of bicycles!

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Rain Drops Are Physically Impossible!

We’re all familiar with rain – moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in individual drops. But did you know that rain drops actually go against the laws of physics?

MinuteEarth explains why it is physically impossible for raindrops to form simply through condensation alone.

For a more in-depth explanation, Henry from MinutePhysics will break it down.

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