By Kelly

Science is amazing. I just can’t understand why we hear reports that numbers are dwindling in the sciences, and increasing in economics?? How do you encourage more students to remain in the sciences through secondary schooling? Easy. Make science cool. And one man who does this incredibly well Β is the ABC’s Dr Derek Muller who not only fronts Catalyst, out nation’s premier science program, but he also hosts and produces a series of videos for his channel Veritasium. He brought us the amazing slinky video that was oh so popular Β (see below), but now, check out how freakin’ awesome trees really are! (And not just Christmas trees).

(And for those at home, who are thinking of dropping science, you need an understanding of biology, chemistry, physics and/or mathematics to get to the bottom of this one….) And for those who haven’t a clue which slinky I am referring to…