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Safe Cracking

A chat about some of the ways legendary physicist Richard Feynman cracked safes (filing cabinets) at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project. Discussed by Professor Roger Bowley.

7 Optical Illusions That Will Make You Look Twice

Things are not always what they seem. While most of the time our brain processes what our eyes see, there are instances when this powerful organ fails us.

We selected a few optical illusions to test your perception of reality. Watch and see if you can spot the different illusions within each image.

Mars Evolution

The animation shows how the surface of Mars might have appeared during this ancient clement period, beginning with a flyover of a Martian lake. The artist’s concept is based on evidence that Mars was once very different. Rapidly moving clouds suggest the passage of time, and the shift from a warm and wet to a cold and dry climate is shown as the animation progresses. The lakes dry up, while the atmosphere gradually transitions from Earthlike blue skies to the dusty pink and tan hues seen on Mars today.