Thermodynamics: The 2016 advent calendar
Day 5

The first law of thermodynamics

Valeska Ting explains the first law of thermodynamics.

With the a little hydrogen, a few balloons and a couple of makeshift rockets, Valeska Ting launches into an explanation of what the first law of thermodynamics is, and why it matters to our lives.

We've all heard the rule that states that ‘energy cannot be created or destroyed’, or ‘energy is always conserved’. But what does that mean? Chemical engineer Valeska Ting explains.

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