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The Potato Paradox

Start with 100kg of potatoes consisting off 99% water, the potatoes dry out so that there is only 98%, how much do they weigh? The answer is not as simple as you think… Find out the answer and why in the latest instalment of Just theGIST.

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Just theGIST – Batteries and Nanodots

April 30, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1109

Have you ever been about to leave your home when you realise that your phone’s battery is dead? If only you could charge it back up in a matter of seconds. Well perhaps soon you will be able to, find out how in the latest installment of Just theGIST.

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The McGurk Effect

April 2, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1056

Everyone loves optical illusions, but what about auditory illusions? Tricks that confuse your hearing. Perhaps the most famous example is the McGurk effect. When listening to a sound, you hear different things depending on the images that you are shown. Sound interesting? Watch to find out more.

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March 4, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1088

In the fourth episode of Just theGIST we explore the molecular effects of a substance we all know and love – CAFFEINE. Brew yourself a cup and find out! Please subscribe to theGIST youtube channel.

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Those Dam Goats

February 1, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1086

In the third installment of Just theGIST, Timothy Revell gets enthusiastic about goats. Think that goats are boring animals? Then you’re wrong! Find out more in this video. Please subscribe to theGIST youtube channel.

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The Monty Hall Problem

December 23, 2013 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1072

The second just theGIST video is about the Monty Hall Problem. The basic set up is this: you’re on a gameshow where there are three doors and behind one there is a prize. You are told to choose a door and that you will win whatever is behind it. You then pick one. The game …