The Adventures of Adam the HipNerd

  • The Dilettante – Cloud Chamber

    Another science demonstration inspired by One Two Three… Infinity by George Gamow. I show how I built a cloud chamber out of an old fish tank and then show it in action.

  • The Dilettante: Draw a Hypercube

    I learned to draw this hypercube from Rudy Rucker’s Geometry, Relativity and the Fourth Dimension. I highly recommend this book, and wish I had read it as a high school senior or college freshman. The hypercube figure is on the cover of the book. According…

  • The Dilettante on Living in a Möbius World

    Currently reading One Two Three… Infinity by George Gamow. Here is a little science demonstration inspired by a section on the topology of the cosmos. Some things I discovered while working on this video: You can’t make the kind of Möbius strip that I did…