Posts Tagged ‘science’


SmarterThanThat is my science activism website. It features home experiments in video alongside analysis articles that explain complex scientific phenomena to the public.

SPS Internship at the American Physical Society

On June 2011, I joined 9 other physics students from all over the United States in an internship at the Society of Physics Students in College Park, Maryland. Each of the interns had a unique position within either the American Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), or the US Congress. For the next 10 weeks, I worked in the Outreach Department of the American Physical Society, producing home experiments in Thermodynamics for middle-school children.

Project SmarterThanThat

In February 2008, after a couple of years of being an on-and-off YouTube contributor, I released a video demonstrating how to measure the speed of light at home. All the viewer needed was a piece of chocolate, a microwave oven, and a couple of minutes to do the basic calculation.