Euler's Disk

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  • Published: 15 June 2019
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    LEARN MORE ABOUT EULER'S DISK:

    Matt Parker's great video about the ratio between spin-rate and precession-rate for the disk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pSLffliCk0

    https://www.real-world-physics-problems.com/eulers-disk.html
    https://www.thepocketlab.com/educators/lesson/investigating-spinning-coin-euler-disk-problem
    Moffat's famous article on the finite time singularity of an Euler's Disk: http://www.physics.princeton.edu/~mcdonald/examples/Euler_Moffatt.pdf
    response to Moffat: http://ruina.tam.cornell.edu/research/topics/miscellaneous/comments_on_moffatts_disk.pdf
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euler%27s_Disk
    https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/1v2y4f/how_does_a_eulers_disk_work/

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    ***CREDITS***

    Hosted by
    Michael Stevens

    Edited by
    Hannah Canetti
    (https://www.instagram.com/hannaynaycanaynay)

    VFX by
    Jack Merline

    Music from AudioNetwork
    (https://www.audionetwork.com)

    ***VSAUCE LINKS***

    Vsauce1: http://youtube.com/vsauce1
    Vsauce2: http://youtube.com/vsauce2
    Vsauce3: http://youtube.com/vsauce3
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Comments • 6 063

  • Benny T
    Benny T  9 hours back

    I was too hung up on the mirror to even consider friction, I don't think it would do the same thing on a rougher surface.

    • Kyle Klebacher
      Kyle Klebacher  1 days back

      That disk sounds like my laundry machine

      • Bawa Singh
        Bawa Singh  1 days back

        We all know its from vat 19

        • Andrew
          Andrew  2 days back

          Is this the channel where Michael does a line of cocaine before recording?

          • Sludgie Budgie
            Sludgie Budgie  3 days back

            This is giving me some real artists clayground vibes

            • JiminsThickLips :3
              JiminsThickLips :3  4 days back

              he definitely got scarred from the isolation chamber

              • theeedragonseye
                theeedragonseye  4 days back

                Hey any one else notice during the first spin he did not blink or only blinked once. That some crazy shoe nice stuff

                • GJ
                  GJ  5 days back

                  I love how Michael says, "The Earth." Reading between the lines it's as if he's saying, "It's not flat god damn it!!" 4:45

                  • jackson willoughby
                    jackson willoughby  5 days back

                    This is the most anxiety inducing thing ever.

                    • Kayaze
                      Kayaze  5 days back

                      How did he call that heads would be facing up when he said abraham lincoln and spun the penny?

                      • Mrityunjay Vikram Singh

                        From drum being beaten,
                        To machineguns firing,
                        To motorbike running.

                        • Memberberries
                          Memberberries  1 weeks back

                          5:28


                          i cant stop repeating this
                          Edit: Watch at 0.25 speed its amazing

                          • big bi boy
                            big bi boy  1 weeks back

                            Euler's disk

                            *_did you mean: the smart man's bayblade_*

                            • Gasmask Gopnik
                              Gasmask Gopnik  2 weeks back

                              I was waiting for the "bummmmmmmmm buuuum bu bu bu buuuum peeeeeeoooooooowwwwwwwwww buuu buuuuuuuummmmm" but it never came... ;(

                              • Wolvigamer Velez
                                Wolvigamer Velez  2 weeks back

                                2:12 the disk is glitching

                                • Asher Wilkins
                                  Asher Wilkins  2 weeks back

                                  I wonder how it would work in environments like the moons with lower or even one with higher gravity

                                  • Andrue Cross
                                    Andrue Cross  2 weeks back

                                    I like how I am watching science instead of doing homework

                                    • Jacob Howie
                                      Jacob Howie  2 weeks back

                                      5:28: Micheal explains childbirth

                                      • debbie montaney
                                        debbie montaney  2 weeks back

                                        Why is he so creepy...

                                        • oh yeah yeah
                                          oh yeah yeah  2 weeks back

                                          *michael’s toys*

                                          • Marc-Olivier Carrascosa

                                            How fast or how big would a euler's disk need be for the point of contact with the stand to go faster than light?

                                            • Hector Vitti
                                              Hector Vitti  2 weeks back

                                              2:24 i thought it was going to fly

                                              • Nicolas Laine
                                                Nicolas Laine  2 weeks back

                                                *02:00** Creepy af 😅😨*

                                                • jllew5
                                                  jllew5  2 weeks back

                                                  Beeeeeeooooop!

                                                  • itzFYEB
                                                    itzFYEB  2 weeks back

                                                    OILER'S DISK

                                                    • Nomekop 777
                                                      Nomekop 777  2 weeks back

                                                      10:17 BEYBLADE BEYBLADE LET IT RIP

                                                      • Andrew
                                                        Andrew  2 weeks back

                                                        That spin thing sounded so cool lol

                                                        • MadPanda
                                                          MadPanda  2 weeks back

                                                          I thought it was pronounced YEWlers disk

                                                          • Reid Isbell
                                                            Reid Isbell  3 weeks back

                                                            1:20 to 2:32 is Emmy Award worthy.

                                                            • Resul
                                                              Resul  3 weeks back

                                                              2:00 https://youtu.be/ec0XKhAHR5I

                                                              • Aaron Boyer
                                                                Aaron Boyer  3 weeks back

                                                                No, its not the 2027 penny :(

                                                                • Cosmic Entity
                                                                  Cosmic Entity  3 weeks back

                                                                  Micheal is slowly turning into Socrates

                                                                  • Albert
                                                                    Albert  3 weeks back

                                                                    I's like to see high speed footage of those nervous system micro-twitches, in conjunction with the audible rhythm and tones simultaneously occurring. I wish to know what's occurring exactly.
                                                                    @ 1:47 and 1:55
                                                                    https://youtu.be/GjgImsVqPfg?t=105
                                                                    https://youtu.be/GjgImsVqPfg?t=114

                                                                    • Cool Guy
                                                                      Cool Guy  3 weeks back

                                                                      Miss the vsauce music thoo.

                                                                      • Legends Awakened
                                                                        Legends Awakened  3 weeks back

                                                                        That spin went on uncomfortably long

                                                                        • Vincelhey Perez
                                                                          Vincelhey Perez  3 weeks back

                                                                          Michael: Stares
                                                                          Me:Stares back
                                                                          Disk: Stops Spinning
                                                                          Michael: *eULeRs DiSk*

                                                                          • Justin Conroy
                                                                            Justin Conroy  1 weeks back

                                                                            I was too busy laughing to stare back.

                                                                        • Loomanix
                                                                          Loomanix  3 weeks back

                                                                          wait, why did he trade teams?

                                                                          • 親指
                                                                            親指  3 weeks back

                                                                            this entire video feels like a vsauce out of context compilation.

                                                                            • Error
                                                                              Error  3 weeks back

                                                                              2:05 and he looks at me

                                                                              • Ninja Plays Games
                                                                                Ninja Plays Games  3 weeks back

                                                                                So these people mastered the most annoying part of the sound of a spinning penny.

                                                                                • Lucsar 27
                                                                                  Lucsar 27  3 weeks back

                                                                                  What happened to VSauce?

                                                                                  • ASCII Skull
                                                                                    ASCII Skull  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Micheal, assuming that air resistance is negligible

                                                                                    • Josue Vergara
                                                                                      Josue Vergara  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Micheal is the new Bill Nye

                                                                                      • what me!?
                                                                                        what me!?  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Michael glitched the video infinatly bouncing disk

                                                                                        • Techless
                                                                                          Techless  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Here at my school in norway we don't have physics so i realy hope that Michael is just like a typical excited physics/sience teacher

                                                                                          • Joe Mama
                                                                                            Joe Mama  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Nobody is like Michael.. i can speak for every American when I say we all wish Michael was our physics teacher

                                                                                        • Mr Unknown
                                                                                          Mr Unknown  4 weeks back

                                                                                          Me 20 seconds into the video:
                                                                                          this turned from 0 to 100 real f*cking quick!

                                                                                          • Nimay Anoop
                                                                                            Nimay Anoop  4 weeks back

                                                                                            1:21 to 2:30=1 min 9sec

                                                                                            • mischief
                                                                                              mischief  4 weeks back

                                                                                              What would the effect be if it was in a vacuum