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Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll, PhD, is challenged to explain the concept of dimensions to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

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Physicist Explains Dimensions in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED


shackyl

That kid was one stick short of teaching us string theory

2 months ago | [YT] | 9,415

Chris Young

I'm confused, why did they bring out the expert first?

1 month ago | [YT] | 1,695

stories corner

Level 6- alien explaining dimensions to the Physicist

1 month ago (edited) | [YT] | 2,475

Tasketov Fan

Physicist 1: “Why?”
Physicist 2 “Why not?”
Physicist 1: “Ok.”

Theoretical physics in a nutshell

1 week ago | [YT] | 649

John Land

First kid starts talking



Harvard Students: take notes

1 month ago | [YT] | 1,476

faarmer

This was cheating, the kid is actually the head of the physics department at Caltech

4 months ago | [YT] | 17,322

Just Ordinary

Man: Do you know physics? Do you know what that means?

Child: Kinda

1 minute later

Child: 3D is the maximum of shapes and everything has a certain dimension.

4 weeks ago | [YT] | 541

Ninjareaper357

each time he moves onto the next level, he speaks 20% less English

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 612

Kaiser

They should make it 6 levels: Flat Earther, Child, Teen, College Student, Graduate, and Expert.

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 569

Spray UK

Moral of the story: there’s always someone smarter than you

4 weeks ago | [YT] | 457

Brie Reynolds

Why is the first kid smarter than my entire graduating class

4 months ago | [YT] | 10,997

Mark Ross

"why dont you explain to us what a black brane is"


easy there Sean, lets not take this to that dimension.

1 month ago | [YT] | 784

ozioma

The expert kept saying the guy's theory "sounds like fun" TELL me that wasn't major shade...

1 month ago | [YT] | 349

Alex Arthurs

"What's a black brane"
Expert: Taps head

1 month ago | [YT] | 510

Laz Orr

Expert 1: "Why?"
Expert 2: "Why not?"
Expert 1: "mmmKay"

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 119

parmeet singh

Unseen footage of young Sheldon talking with an inferior physicist

1 month ago | [YT] | 175

Lila Ashton

Physicist explaining to kid: What we learn in class

Physicist explaining to expert: What’s on the test

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 83

Bobio

Two experts: start talking
Brain: You can stay, but I'm leavin'

1 week ago | [YT] | 46

Michael Collins

Level 12: Sentient neon grid pulses across the room in waves and telepathically answers the grand mystery, elevating your consciousness so you can understand

1 month ago | [YT] | 147

Miguel Elgueta

"give me an example of something that's one dimensional"

The kid would have killed him with a "you"

1 month ago | [YT] | 55