Civil Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #2

We’re beginning our engineering journey with a tour through the major branches. Today Shini explains the facets of civil engineering, including structural and construction engineering, city planning, transportation, and sanitation. Crash Course Engineering is produced in association with PBS Digital Read More …

Quantum Mechanics – Part 1: Crash Course Physics #43

What is light? That is something that has plagued scientists for centuries. It behaves light a wave… and a particle… what? Is it both? In this episode of Crash Course Physics, Shini introduces to the idea of Quantum Mechanics and Read More …

Shakespeare’s Tragedies and an Acting Lesson: Crash Course Theater #16

Shakespeare’s tragedies…were tragic. But they had some jokes. They also changed the way tragedies were written. Characters like Hamlet, Macbeth, and King Lear had tragic outcomes, but they were sympathetic characters in a lot of ways. This was a big Read More …

What is Engineering?: Crash Course Engineering #1

In our first episode of Crash Course Engineering, Shini explains what engineering is, and gives a brief overview of its four main branches (civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical) as well as a look at some of the other fields of Read More …

The Internet: Crash Course Computer Science #29

Today, we’re going to talk about how the Internet works. Specifically, how that stream of characters you punch into your browser’s address bar, like “youtube.com”, return this very website. Just to clarify we’re talking in a broader sense about that Read More …