Euler's Disk

  • Published on Jun 15, 2019
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    Michael Stevens
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    Hosted by
    Michael Stevens
    Edited by
    Hannah Canetti
    ( hannaynaycanaynay)
    VFX by
    Jack Merline
    Music from AudioNetwork
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Comments • 6 068

  • Yahegao
    Yahegao 4 hours ago

    Michael got himself a boogaloo beard.

  • Yea No
    Yea No 5 hours ago

    The spinning starts at 1:21

  • Benny T
    Benny T Day ago

    I was too hung up on the mirror to even consider friction, I don't think it would do the same thing on a rougher surface.

  • Kyle Klebacher
    Kyle Klebacher Day ago

    That disk sounds like my laundry machine

  • Bawa Singh
    Bawa Singh 2 days ago

    We all know its from vat 19

  • Andrew
    Andrew 2 days ago +1

    Is this the channel where Michael does a line of cocaine before recording?

  • Sludgie Budgie
    Sludgie Budgie 4 days ago

    This is giving me some real artists clayground vibes

  • JiminsThickLips :3
    JiminsThickLips :3 4 days ago

    he definitely got scarred from the isolation chamber

  • theeedragonseye
    theeedragonseye 4 days ago

    Hey any one else notice during the first spin he did not blink or only blinked once. That some crazy shoe nice stuff

  • GJ
    GJ 5 days ago

    I love how Michael says, "The Earth." Reading between the lines it's as if he's saying, "It's not flat god damn it!!" 4:45

  • jackson willoughby
    jackson willoughby 5 days ago +1

    This is the most anxiety inducing thing ever.

  • Kayaze
    Kayaze 6 days ago

    How did he call that heads would be facing up when he said abraham lincoln and spun the penny?

  • Mrityunjay Vikram Singh

    From drum being beaten,
    To machineguns firing,
    To motorbike running.

  • Memberberries
    Memberberries 8 days ago


    i cant stop repeating this
    Edit: Watch at 0.25 speed its amazing

  • big bi boy
    big bi boy 9 days ago +12

    Euler's disk
    *_did you mean: the smart man's bayblade_*

  • Gasmask Gopnik
    Gasmask Gopnik 11 days ago

    I was waiting for the "bummmmmmmmm buuuum bu bu bu buuuum peeeeeeoooooooowwwwwwwwww buuu buuuuuuuummmmm" but it never came... ;(

  • Wolvigamer Velez
    Wolvigamer Velez 12 days ago

    2:12 the disk is glitching

  • Asher Wilkins
    Asher Wilkins 13 days ago

    I wonder how it would work in environments like the moons with lower or even one with higher gravity

  • Andrue Cross
    Andrue Cross 13 days ago

    I like how I am watching science instead of doing homework

  • Jacob Howie
    Jacob Howie 14 days ago

    5:28: Micheal explains childbirth

  • debbie montaney
    debbie montaney 14 days ago +1

    Why is he so creepy...

  • oh yeah yeah
    oh yeah yeah 14 days ago

    *michael’s toys*

  • Marc-Olivier Carrascosa

    How fast or how big would a euler's disk need be for the point of contact with the stand to go faster than light?

  • Hector Vitti
    Hector Vitti 15 days ago

    2:24 i thought it was going to fly

  • Nicolas Laine
    Nicolas Laine 15 days ago

    *02:00** Creepy af 😅😨*

  • jllew5
    jllew5 16 days ago


  • itzFYEB
    itzFYEB 16 days ago


  • Nomekop 777
    Nomekop 777 17 days ago


  • Andrew
    Andrew 17 days ago

    That spin thing sounded so cool lol

  • MadPanda
    MadPanda 18 days ago

    I thought it was pronounced YEWlers disk

  • Reid Isbell
    Reid Isbell 18 days ago

    1:20 to 2:32 is Emmy Award worthy.

  • Resul
    Resul 18 days ago


  • Aaron Boyer
    Aaron Boyer 18 days ago

    No, its not the 2027 penny :(

  • Cosmic Entity
    Cosmic Entity 19 days ago

    Micheal is slowly turning into Socrates

  • Albert
    Albert 19 days ago

    I's like to see high speed footage of those nervous system micro-twitches, in conjunction with the audible rhythm and tones simultaneously occurring. I wish to know what's occurring exactly.
    @ 1:47 and 1:55

  • Cool Guy
    Cool Guy 20 days ago

    Miss the vsauce music thoo.

  • Legends Awakened
    Legends Awakened 21 day ago

    That spin went on uncomfortably long

  • Vincelhey Perez
    Vincelhey Perez 21 day ago +84

    Michael: Stares
    Me:Stares back
    Disk: Stops Spinning
    Michael: *eULeRs DiSk*

    • Justin Conroy
      Justin Conroy 10 days ago +1

      I was too busy laughing to stare back.

  • Loomanix
    Loomanix 21 day ago

    wait, why did he trade teams?

  • 親指
    親指 22 days ago +1

    this entire video feels like a vsauce out of context compilation.

  • Error
    Error 22 days ago +1

    2:05 and he looks at me

  • Ninja Plays Games
    Ninja Plays Games 22 days ago

    So these people mastered the most annoying part of the sound of a spinning penny.

  • Lucsar 27
    Lucsar 27 24 days ago

    What happened to VSauce?

  • ASCII Skull
    ASCII Skull 24 days ago

    Micheal, assuming that air resistance is negligible

  • Josue Vergara
    Josue Vergara 25 days ago +1

    Micheal is the new Bill Nye

  • what me!?
    what me!? 25 days ago

    Michael glitched the video infinatly bouncing disk

  • Techless
    Techless 25 days ago +2

    Here at my school in norway we don't have physics so i realy hope that Michael is just like a typical excited physics/sience teacher

    • Joe Mama
      Joe Mama 20 days ago +1

      Nobody is like Michael.. i can speak for every American when I say we all wish Michael was our physics teacher

  • Mr Unknown
    Mr Unknown 27 days ago

    Me 20 seconds into the video:
    this turned from 0 to 100 real f*cking quick!

  • Nimay Anoop
    Nimay Anoop 27 days ago +1

    1:21 to 2:30=1 min 9sec

  • mischief
    mischief 27 days ago

    What would the effect be if it was in a vacuum

  • Enzo The Meme
    Enzo The Meme 27 days ago +1

    5:29 *BEOOWP*

  • ghanshyam kumar
    ghanshyam kumar 28 days ago

    Look at his face😂😅

  • IJustReallySuck
    IJustReallySuck 29 days ago

    7:36 me cooling my hot food down

  • Freddy
    Freddy Month ago

    ayahuasca took more from michael than we can ever imagine

  • the Individual guy
    the Individual guy Month ago

    Michael. Post something on vsauce plz

  • Joe Andrew
    Joe Andrew Month ago +1

    Hi Michael! I have to say I first saw this great intuitive exercise in Matthias Wandel channel. Great job anyway!

  • Johannes Puggaard Poulsen

    What if you throw the gyroscope around?

  • Egy Bolhácska
    Egy Bolhácska Month ago

    I saved this video for 1:20

  • ZERO056789jay zaro
    ZERO056789jay zaro Month ago

    2:20 legends say it is still spinning as he stares into the unknown..

  • Samuel Nelson
    Samuel Nelson Month ago

    IT 2 be like