The Strange, Frictionless World of Superfluids

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Imagine a cup of tea that doesn't obey the laws of physics, it pours out of the bottom of your cup while crawling up the sides to the top, and you'll have a pretty good picture of the ultracold phenomena of superfluids.
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SciShow 28 天 前
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Larisa Alin
Larisa Alin 6 天 前
Jacob Jerny
Jacob Jerny 15 天 前
Wait if the superfluid never stops spinning does that mean there’s the potential for infinite energy?
Taskem Bin Rakum
Taskem Bin Rakum 15 天 前
+Spear Shaker .
Marek Šťastný
Marek Šťastný 20 天 前
The strange, bribe-full world of sponsorships.
The Radioactive Player
I have a theory for the theory of everything, but to compute both my and THE theory we will need to build a computer of such size that even life itself forms a part of its computation
The Strangler
The Strangler 2 天 前
Black hole: im the weirdest thing in universe Neutron star: hold on my strange matter
Vontos' Magic Murder Bag
Why is there no video of this phenomenon included?
Max Dagø
Max Dagø 10 天 前
God made the Earth😂
melvin vs melly
melvin vs melly 12 天 前
They never showed the superfluid, talked too damn much
Awss 1236
Awss 1236 13 天 前
If they all move the same way why isn't it a non vibrating solid
Anton Bjerketorp
Anton Bjerketorp 13 天 前
Superfluid in cup=perpetual motion machine?
Samuel Croll
Samuel Croll 13 天 前
If aliens are at there, and they are good at really low levels, liquid helium is probably used as lotion
Devanshu Soneta
Devanshu Soneta 14 天 前
Superfluid supports Communism😜
Brain Ion
Brain Ion 14 天 前
So in simpler words helium-4 matter on the atomic level doesn't behave like normal matter anymore when the atoms kenetic energy is depleted enough. Then on the quantum level the quarks that make up the neucleons in the atoms of the helium then begin to act as bosons rather than fermions, which allows the fermions to bipass the Paulie exclusion principle making the helium act really weird, more weird than a non-newtonian fluid. This transformation of the heliums fermion's actions causes the entropy within the helium to be non-existant and force the heliums kenetic energy to behave in a unified way. And then you have a superfluid.
kinda a crusade
kinda a crusade 15 天 前
long story sort dont put hylium in 3 degrees kelvin
greekgod41 15 天 前
Totally useless vid.....You could have at least shown some footage of liquid Helium in action to prove your point
Adrian metzler-holden
Can this super fluid be used for super sex lube? 🤔
Adrian metzler-holden
My brain is now a super fluid. Thanx.
Jim Nichols
Jim Nichols 16 天 前
"Them helium atoms will totally go rouge" that right there is science being taught well.
Alice Taylor
Alice Taylor 16 天 前
this dumb bish just learned so much! xx
bahbahbah 17 天 前
wow the sneaky transition to brilliant is brilliant
SkyWolf 2
SkyWolf 2 17 天 前
What i mostly hear from molecular scientist or stuff like that QUANTUM
Joseph Alberici
Joseph Alberici 17 天 前
If you stir you probably put enough energy in the system to heat it past 2 kelvin though?
Brennan McClelland
Bose-Einstein Condensates anyone?
Sasha Whitefur
Sasha Whitefur 18 天 前
suma rao
suma rao 18 天 前
No lip sync right?
Calvinsky Malbert
liquid helium:how does matter work again?
Rory Kidd
Rory Kidd 18 天 前
If you think about it a tricycle is just a unicycle with training wheels
Frenzy 18 天 前
Livelife8072 19 天 前
Huh. I’ve been on the Keto diet for 6 weeks and lost 21lbs without exercise. It’s been working great.
BiboyRobs123 19 天 前
the video title reminds me of kurzgesagt
Terry Thomas
Terry Thomas 19 天 前
You're boring
Benedani 19 天 前
Diogo moreira
Diogo moreira 20 天 前
im a flat earther and i don't believe in cold because nasa mentions it
Richard Clark
Richard Clark 18 天 前
Diogo moreira as it is only the absence of heat one could make the case that cold is a myth much like the flat earth
GalaxyOfReeses KIng
Why are science CNvidrs so loud...?
The best bit was not seeing any liquid helium in the whole video.
Random Funnies
Random Funnies 20 天 前
Scishow: ...And if your looking for a next step of your own you might like Brilliant’s daily challenges Me: Welp time to leave
El Polar
El Polar 20 天 前
when he said the atoms start to behave in unison I thought: So the liquid is like a solid?
sarcasmo57 20 天 前
The universe is a funny place.
Oliver Siemens
Oliver Siemens 20 天 前
What the heck. I wanted to see it.
ballz deep69
ballz deep69 20 天 前
Quantum indigestion
Jack Daniels
Jack Daniels 20 天 前
Is it as cool as oobleck though?
Queen Gabrielle Lavi Jahnsun
Hank is the best
shr00ms 21 天 前
2-2(0)III = 2003
i3 13
i3 13 21 天 前
You have no sample of the superfluid?
Paul Jordan
Paul Jordan 21 天 前
Is this what is known as Bose-Einstein Condensation?
Chad Cummings
Chad Cummings 21 天 前
"But! You can't see it with your eyes" (video proceeds NOT to show my eyes)
Mr. Hardy
Mr. Hardy 21 天 前
You know what would have been cool to 'see with your eyes?' Anything talked about in this video...
Benji 21 天 前
Could dark energy somehow be a superfluid? Then it having no friction might explain why we’re having such a hard time finding it?
FlyingJukebox 21 天 前
Also fun fact, there's this microbe, ebola or ecoli I think , something that starts with e, when suspended in a liquid, and pressed between two slides, they self arrange, and they also become a superfluid!
Raymond Wiggins
Raymond Wiggins 21 天 前
Batteries that don't degrade would be so good.
Creamy Cream
Creamy Cream 21 天 前
i neva frez
bloobb ablubblublub
You'll just waste your time waiting for an experiment. Hes just a talking robot
ralsei 21 天 前
pepole with alzheimer **shakes hands** helium-4
Something Juicy
Something Juicy 21 天 前
Is this the guy from crash course lmao
Jonathan Walker
Jonathan Walker 21 天 前
I wanted a video of this stuff so bad😂
Constance Fredericka
this guy got me through Biology 123, microbiology, & chem 201
Nex_Flex 22 天 前
This world is absolutely amazing. Just another example of a secret of our universe. That sounds like complete fiction until it’s discovered.
Ratzfourtyfour 22 天 前
I was hoping to see more of Helium and less of a head bobbing nerd.
Digalog 22 天 前
boring block of ice x) frozen water is even one of the most remarkable phenomena i believe since it it was the only fluid that expands when it freezes.
Akira 19 天 前
Not the only one, but I think it has the greatest expansion out of the few known.
Choxolet yo
Choxolet yo 22 天 前
But can it phase through flex tape?
Gupie Dziecko
Gupie Dziecko 22 天 前
can you make another episode about hydras? thanks a lot
hugeKingKibbleFan 69
The ultimate lube
Reddblue 22 天 前
Oh, I love me some liquid helium to kick off the monday!
Frosty 22 天 前
Was kinda hoping you were gonna show this brilliant phenomenon you kept going on about
Dusk Zwehlsdorffen
Don't you just hate it when you're drinking your Helium cooled to 2 Kelvin and it spills out your coffee cup? Damn!
BLACKPINK_fan_27 22 天 前
A cup of -270 helium a day keeps the doctor away! *U died*
East Supreme Kai
East Supreme Kai 22 天 前
You saying strange matter is a superfluid?
Aeolem 22 天 前
Frictionless? *Thermodynamics wants to: Know your location*
Albus Dumbeldoore
cooling helium-4 to -270 degrees is a bug that the devs never found so they never patched it out.
JayBenOh 22 天 前
And I watched the whole video hoping to see footage of a superfluid ... I am kind of disappointed.
IamDunn 22 天 前
I think I truly understand the level of temperature of my ex-wife’s heart..... LOL :)
Just Another Animator
Cover yourself in superfluids and now your in space
LASH 22 天 前
I might as well be reading a book right now
Alohamora hello
Alohamora hello 23 天 前
So? Is the new type of matter
Task Reflex
Task Reflex 23 天 前
Weirdly enough, I understood this...
MrFatilo 23 天 前
The problem is, this is not reproducible, this experiment has not been reproduced since the 60s and there is no modern footage of this phenomenon. Many think that this was just a fluke rather than a true quantum mechanical event on macro scale.
Christopher Noel
Christopher Noel 23 天 前
I wonder what would happen if someone took a container of superfluid Helium-4 and compressed it. I'd assume that at least some of it would escape through the usual cracks... but would this compression reheat the superfluid helium, and what would happen? Would it stop behaving like a superfluid? Would the container explode apart, or would the superfluid just all squirt out like a tank of water with a hole in the bottom?
Grass Observator
Grass Observator 23 天 前
3:10 WHY? Because.
Robert Shield
Robert Shield 23 天 前
Oh, that's why the meniscus on liquids
Liana Gao
Liana Gao 23 天 前
Nobody: Helium -270 degrees: Physics isn’t real.
panggop jio
panggop jio 23 天 前
when the universe gets really old these types of phenomena will be common place along with other properties
Zegaz Versailles
Zegaz Versailles 23 天 前
Black panther is like helium... He neva freezes
Blake Guion
Blake Guion 23 天 前
wtf does this stuff mean
Tyler Methot
Tyler Methot 24 天 前
Nobody: Superfluid Atoms: ONE OF US! ONE OF US!
ralsei 24 天 前
hank: hellium-4 is the coolest superfluid! neutron pasta: **laughs in x-ray**
Tom Kenney
Tom Kenney 24 天 前
I was all ready to supercharge my freezer but my girlfriend said I can't make this in the kitchen. What to do? Can you show us this quantum phenomenon? You make the claim at 3:30...
Grigori Feresin
Grigori Feresin 24 天 前
such a weird tea 😉 great video✌️
Tristan Grimaux
Tristan Grimaux 24 天 前
No video of the superfluid itself
centurysword 24 天 前
power level well below 9000
Poofiemus 24 天 前
Oh my god, wait. . . if space time is a superfluid, does that mean Dark Matter is a superfluid? Being frictionless WOULD explain why it barely interacts with anything . . .
kkinu juice
kkinu juice 20 天 前
Ok ok then it should be not there as it cannot interact even with vaccum
K. M.
K. M. 24 天 前
why no video of the super-fluids in action?
D Hawthorne
D Hawthorne 25 天 前
For anyone interested, here is the first in a 6 part series on Liquid Helium II super-fluidity. cnvid.net/video/%E8%A7%86%E9%A2%91-OIcFSHAz4E8.html
Edward Record
Edward Record 25 天 前
Why does food go stale? Is it the food going off due to microbes? Or is it some weird food reaction that happens in air, and for lack of a better example, like oxidation (food rust, which sounds just...horrible). Literally no idea. Anyways, excellent video on a pretty brainBr3Ak!nG topic :)
TacComControl 25 天 前
So what you're saying is, if we want Boson Jumps from Nadesico, gonna need to throw some party balloons in the fridge. Got it.
Mad Professor
Mad Professor 25 天 前
I disagree
JoeisCooking 25 天 前
Named after Dr. Sheldon Cooper?
Vistico93 25 天 前
It would be nice, though, to get an updated video of superfluid helium. Any time I've looked it up, it's always that same very old video. I guess it'd be a waste of money just for the HD, but then it also wouldn't be a TOTAL waste of money...
David Gustavsson
David Gustavsson 25 天 前
When Fermi held lectures, his class was spread out over the benches, one student per row. When Bose held lectures, so did all his students.
Madden Walsh
Madden Walsh 25 天 前
Kon 25 天 前
when the universe gets really old these types of phenomena will be common place along with other properties
Navi Gator
Navi Gator 25 天 前
You need to buy a couple of bar bells and put on some weight.
Alexander Hugestrand
How does a radio work from a quantum mechanical perspective? Where are the quanta in that case?
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