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Science in 6 seconds

On August 15th, General Electric (GE) launched the world’s first #6SecondScience Fair, a week-long celebration of science on the popular social media app ‘Vine’. The mobile phone application, owned by Twitter, allows users to record a video of no more than six seconds and upload it social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook.

The #6SecondScience Fair has been hailed by many social media experts as one of Vine’s greatest great successes thus far. By the time the week ended, over 600 projects had been submitted. From frog dissection to dry ice explosions, there was plenty of variety and some very unique science experiments. A selection of GE’s favourites can be viewed below on their official YouTube channel video.

For more information, visit the official GE #6SecondScience tumblr page where you can find the latest and most viewed video clips:

Alternatively, download the Vine app for your mobile device, create a  six science science clip and post it to Twitter using the hashtag #6SecondScience.

Do you have a favourite or have you created a #6SecondScience video yourself, comment below this article, including your link, and it may well be added to this article.


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About James Cosgrove (27 Articles)
22 • Welsh • BSc Geography & Geology • MSc Applied Meteorology graduate - University of Reading

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