The 'show why science is awesome' thread:




So what do you do when a satellite launches into the incorrect orbit due to a flaw in booster design?

Why you prove general relativity of course

Just a cool video all around. I like how Scott is doing more of these.


I really want this to be true and as ubiquitous as they claim.


These are the days of miracles and wonders…


As long as there’s no lasers in the jungle. I can’t abide the thought of lasers in the jungle somewhere.


Don’t cry baby, don’t cry.


Interesting. I wonder if it’s an angular momentum thing, where the upper band is just rotating too slowly, thus the first visible artifacts of the tornado show up near the ground and are spinning much quicker.