Euler's Disk

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  • Published on Jun 15, 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: ruclip.com/video/8pSLffliCk0/video.html
    www.real-world-physics-problems.com/eulers-disk.html
    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: www.physics.princeton.edu/~mcdonald/examples/Euler_Moffatt.pdf
    response to Moffat: ruina.tam.cornell.edu/research/topics/miscellaneous/comments_on_moffatts_disk.pdf
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euler%27s_Disk
    www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/1v2y4f/how_does_a_eulers_disk_work/
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    ***CREDITS***
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    Edited by
    Hannah Canetti
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    VFX by
    Jack Merline
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Comments • 6 139

  • Gungywimp
    Gungywimp 15 hours ago

    "Unless I spin it perfectly, such that it never tilts"
    "It's been specifically designed to lose energy as slowly as possible"
    "It's a trade secret"

    Is this a Jojo reference?

  • Caleb Carrier
    Caleb Carrier 18 hours ago +1

    Michal had a stroke during the spinning

  • Michael Exman
    Michael Exman Day ago

    interesting gaze it reminds me fir some reason reminds me of a pow trying to pass on a msg

  • Michael Exman
    Michael Exman Day ago

    i feel like you have lost your enthusiasm that the fire is gone

  • Kerbal madness Gaming

    5:31 -- the only acceptable way to teach orbital mechanics

  • Real Emolga
    Real Emolga 2 days ago

    1:21 - 2:30

  • Crey
    Crey 2 days ago

    I want one

  • Lief Theorine
    Lief Theorine 2 days ago

    Huh! Seems like physics toys would have a harder time keeping secrets, no? After all, enough math and experiments would discover them!
    Also, as a communist I must say it's gross to keep "trade secrets". I understand why it is done under our CURRENT economic system but this would be inexcusable under socialism and/or communism and both would rightly call for the death and revelations of the originator! Hail Satan. Cthulhu R'lyeh.

    • Lief Theorine
      Lief Theorine 2 days ago

      Ah.. in before any lazy persons whine about my injecting politics into a science video: EVERYTHING is political, including understanding the real world for what it is.
      We would have nothing but caves and fire if not for industrious workers like me and you! Politics determines what actions are taken by the rich(read and literally the wealthy ruling class) and us, the workers. Did I mention I am a communist? We already rule the world, it takes only our combined action to take it!!!
      Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh ftaghn!!!

  • Hayden Gaffey
    Hayden Gaffey 2 days ago

    2:00 THERE IN THE TREES

  • Alamkan Countryball
    Alamkan Countryball 3 days ago +1

    it sounded like a train approaching with a machine gun firing out the window at the end.

  • How to with a fortnite rip Off

    Hey want to play with my toys

  • BANDITO_DORITO
    BANDITO_DORITO 4 days ago

    10:18 beyblade let it rip

  • Eckzahn4
    Eckzahn4 4 days ago

    That sound drives me crazy

  • Gav C
    Gav C 5 days ago +1

    We just watched a plastic disk spin for 5 minutes

  • CAPS FOR A BETTER WORLD

    Please call us dingalings more

  • Scorpian Code
    Scorpian Code 7 days ago +1

    That ending cycle was absolute brain candy.

  • Kaegan Thornhill
    Kaegan Thornhill 7 days ago +1

    Sounds like when grandpaw fire up the old tracker at 6AM.

  • predator H2O
    predator H2O 9 days ago +1

    3:06 How I love to find such murderus looks hidden in the frames.

  • Toby Welsh
    Toby Welsh 10 days ago

    Will you be getting more eulers disks in stock anytime soon?

  • Hayden Frank
    Hayden Frank 10 days ago

    very nice edits on the penny section

  • Ultra Ultimator
    Ultra Ultimator 11 days ago

    2:23 *Initiating Warp Sequence*

  • Elvi Hila
    Elvi Hila 11 days ago

    His face thou when the maichel toys logo appears

  • send this to anyone without any context

    I'm surprised this isnt a meme.

  • dawidePl
    dawidePl 12 days ago

    Nobody:
    Michael: 2:24

  • D4V1D B01
    D4V1D B01 12 days ago

    What if he accidentally swallowed the penny while he was talking during the intro.

  • Jack Kontny
    Jack Kontny 12 days ago

    It baffles me that you didn’t mention helicopters when doing a video on gyroscopic precession

  • you wouldn't get it
    you wouldn't get it 14 days ago +1

    Wtf

  • Riley Borkowski
    Riley Borkowski 15 days ago

    1:23 when i drop a bowl at 1:35 am

  • FloatingCookie
    FloatingCookie 16 days ago +1

    “Hello dingalings”
    I feel attacked.

  • PearDrawsStuff
    PearDrawsStuff 17 days ago

    I mis dong

  • Raspian Kiado
    Raspian Kiado 17 days ago

    2:15 This sound out of context to one of my "car" friends.
    "That is the smoothest sounding engine I've ever heard."

    • coattanimous
      coattanimous 12 days ago

      Raspian Kiado Why are you friends with cars

  • The Real Pepe
    The Real Pepe 18 days ago

    What....happened...to Michael? That thousand yard stare...

  • James Schlott
    James Schlott 18 days ago

    *Michael takes penny out of mouth*
    wait, that's illegal

  • SuperToast08 _
    SuperToast08 _ 18 days ago

    The disk gave me anxiety

  • Sparrow The Sissy
    Sparrow The Sissy 18 days ago

    This video made all the physics crystal clear, and mad shoutouts to whoever figured out the math for that Euler's disk. That thing is incredible.

  • Kiara Jewel
    Kiara Jewel 19 days ago

    17:46 pretty, pretty cool

  • Bearded potato
    Bearded potato 19 days ago

    You’re scaring me

  • CatsInBOOTS 666
    CatsInBOOTS 666 20 days ago +2

    But how did he spin the penny so easily

  • SOM3 THİNGS
    SOM3 THİNGS 20 days ago

    2:00 I freaked out :|

  • Blue Wolf
    Blue Wolf 20 days ago

    2:22 hmm sounds like a heuy helicop- *gets Vietnam flashbacks*

  • Myhailo Makar
    Myhailo Makar 21 day ago

    2:10 vietnam flashbacks

  • Andrew Hampton
    Andrew Hampton 21 day ago +1

    Oilers Disk, How much oil did you secretly lube that up with 😂

  • Iron man
    Iron man 21 day ago

    OMG...... Awesome
    Thanks for giving knowledge

  • bestamerica
    bestamerica 21 day ago

    '
    oh no...
    coin in the mouth then spin it...
    that groossy and not good...
    mouth silvia wet is a on the coin then spin

  • Ultralagger R.E.V
    Ultralagger R.E.V 21 day ago

    What would happen to a gyroscope and a Euler’s disc if it spins on the surface of Mars?

  • Woodywoodmc
    Woodywoodmc 21 day ago

    Ding dong

  • Game Changerr
    Game Changerr 21 day ago

    BEEEOOOOOP 5:26

  • toby wareing
    toby wareing 22 days ago

    I have a eulars risk at home

  • Clout Batman
    Clout Batman 22 days ago

    That disk spun so fast it went to plaid

  • Preme Life
    Preme Life 22 days ago

    Imagine playing heads or tail with this😂

  • Foxy Thunder
    Foxy Thunder 22 days ago +1

    *metallic screeching of the damned while Michael Stevens stares at you ASMR*

  • FaserGamer
    FaserGamer 22 days ago

    Is this guy vsauce and if so I don't like him seeing my soul

  • Chance Faucett
    Chance Faucett 22 days ago +1

    hey Michael I have this really cool science toy where it's this hourglass looking piece that has a magnet inside of it and a piece of glass that pushes on and the glass goes in a base that it floats above and it's able to float above the base probably using magnets and it pushes against the glass and I was wondering if you could find a toy like this and explain how it works it would be greatly appreciated 🙏😊🙏😉🙏😉😊

  • TheAstronautGuy
    TheAstronautGuy 23 days ago

    4:43
    If you want to see this effect, download kerbal space program. Just do it.

  • Ciaran Hogenboom
    Ciaran Hogenboom 23 days ago

    2:02 :)

  • [ TheOnlyStarLord ]
    [ TheOnlyStarLord ] 23 days ago

    Like the weightless weight

  • Wha Home Studio.
    Wha Home Studio. 23 days ago

    2:35 i'm freaking dying. suing cause my sides hurt.

  • Radiated Leader
    Radiated Leader 24 days ago

    Where are your legs?

  • Zach
    Zach 24 days ago

    2:20 sounds like a truck engine jesus

  • FlareDemon
    FlareDemon 24 days ago

    “Hello ding-a-lings” is what he would’ve said 7 years ago.