Professor John Beacom Featured in Viral Video

October 8, 2018
Beacom Viral Video

In Prof. John Beacom’s introductory physics course, a student made a short video of him doing a lecture demonstration.  This was uploaded to a Chinese social-media site, where it went viral, so far with 21 million views, 1.2 million likes, and 4,800 comments.  Watch the clip here.  Pro tip: don't try this stunt at home.