Scientists Just Figured Out How Washing Machines Work?!

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  • Published: 10 September 2019
  • According to the math, washing machines should take several hours to get your clothes clean, but in reality it only takes a single hour or less. Now, scientists have finally figured out how they truly work.

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    Sources:

    edisontechcenter.org/WashingMachines.html
    ipcol.com/blog/an-easy-guide-to-understanding-surfactants/
    journals.aps.org/prapplied/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.9.034012
    physics.aps.org/articles/v11/28
    link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12053-009-9072-8
    link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12053-019-09778-y

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    videoblocks.com/video/clothes-is-washing-in-the-washer-with-a-lot-of-foam-in-the-laundry-washday-using-the-washer-rhzhjw0dx4jpv99so3
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    videoblocks.com/video/woman-pouring-washing-powder-into-the-washing-machine-close-up-hsq3xue8njsnisgx6

Comments • 1 210

  • David Berg
    David Berg  3 hours back

    The ring in the nose was too distracting to get a clear understanding of the information.

    • Abdul Aziz
      Abdul Aziz  6 hours back

      Inventor : let's build a cloth washing machine
      No body : how'd that wash clothes ?
      Inventor: let's just build it, we'll figure that out any other day.

      • David Mcguire
        David Mcguire  8 hours back

        I with no degree figured this out by myself years ago. in layman's terms of course but still that's exactly how I thought it worked what the hell have these "scientists" been doing this whole time?

        • Jake Johnson
          Jake Johnson  9 hours back

          this girl is so ugly it's hard to listen

          • Martimus Prime
            Martimus Prime  11 hours back

            There. I watched it. Now stop shoving it in my face YouTube.

            • Кирлджифук Стан

              And i got an add for vashing machines at the beginning

              • CLardPercussion
                CLardPercussion  1 days back

                Cool shirt. Looks kinda old Westy with a modern collar.

                • shingshongshamalama
                  shingshongshamalama  1 days back

                  Clickbait? Really?

                  • Techn9cian123
                    Techn9cian123  1 days back

                    Man, she’s frumpy

                    • Rizky indra Pratama
                      Rizky indra Pratama  1 days back

                      What happen at the past when there is no detergen??
                      When there is only a river..
                      Cmon.. 🙃

                      • nmeunier
                        nmeunier  1 days back

                        Two ads before the video plays. Sheesh!

                        • Thabang Tukule
                          Thabang Tukule  1 days back

                          I worked at laundry, so I mustn't put to much soap?

                          • Paul Skopic
                            Paul Skopic  1 days back

                            Has AOC ever heard of a washing machine?

                            • Krishna Shukla
                              Krishna Shukla  1 days back

                              Is this a She male or a trans gender?

                              • KCNusach
                                KCNusach  1 days back

                                Putting the pregnant girl on to talk about domestic chores -- Scishow fighting gender stereotypes every day.

                                • Ele
                                  Ele  1 days back

                                  I got a washing mashine ad on this video

                                  • thetommantom
                                    thetommantom  2 days back

                                    I wash my clothes in 5 gallon buckets.

                                    • pauljs75
                                      pauljs75  2 days back

                                      The only thing from current cleaning tech they haven't added yet is ultrasound. But yeah, a good rinse cycle does make some difference.

                                      • shane
                                        shane  2 days back

                                        this lady obviously has never washed anything by hand.

                                        • shane
                                          shane  2 days back

                                          only 45 seconds in and I'm dumbfounded to hear her say "we" as a race don't know. maybe the University bubble has no idea but engineers have quite an understanding. We also don't know how cars work either ffs.

                                          • Jessie DeVore
                                            Jessie DeVore  2 days back

                                            How does soap get rid of oily skin?

                                            • Madara Uchiwa
                                              Madara Uchiwa  2 days back

                                              "Woman's friend"😂

                                              If any girls are watching this, go do the laundry! Lol

                                              • Madara Uchiwa
                                                Madara Uchiwa  2 days back

                                                Ok

                                                • Englandsbestlover
                                                  Englandsbestlover  2 days back

                                                  Soooo....I’m lost 🤷🏻‍♂️

                                                  • cgarzs
                                                    cgarzs  2 days back

                                                    0:03 - "There are all kinds of inventrens"

                                                    • William Saltzmann
                                                      William Saltzmann  2 days back

                                                      Get the ring out of your face.

                                                      • Mei
                                                        Mei  2 days back

                                                        scientist 1: I have no idea how this works
                                                        scientist 2: did you try making it glow?
                                                        scientist 1:

                                                        • DanielSangster
                                                          DanielSangster  2 days back

                                                          Well now I’ll always press the extra rinse button on my washer

                                                          • Elijah Desch
                                                            Elijah Desch  2 days back

                                                            Sodium Yanny Sulfate is was cleans your clothes along with water!

                                                            • Ricardo No
                                                              Ricardo No  2 days back

                                                              yeah but where do my socks go?

                                                              • R'hllor
                                                                R'hllor  2 days back

                                                                Hey lady! You're beautiful!

                                                                • Dicky Strike
                                                                  Dicky Strike  2 days back

                                                                  Главное, цак не забыла надеть

                                                                  • Mayurapriyan S
                                                                    Mayurapriyan S  2 days back

                                                                    Diffffusiooooo! Spell for next Harry Potter movie!. It can instantly make your clothes clean.

                                                                    • kiraPh1234k
                                                                      kiraPh1234k  2 days back

                                                                      "So surfactants loosen the dirt from your clothes, but you need clean water to wash the dirt away. "

                                                                      This isn't novel, this is the basics of how surfactants/soaps work. You have a chemical structure that helps move particles by 'integrating' them in some way, but you still have to move the integrated substances and added chemicals aways. Luckily we also design those chemicals to do similar 'intergration' with water and so we can simply use water to help rinse everything away after.

                                                                      I any cleaning involving soaps/surfactants, if you're not rinsing then your doing it wrong.

                                                                      • Alister Puddifer
                                                                        Alister Puddifer  3 days back

                                                                        I never expected this video to be relevant to abiogenesis, but there you have it.

                                                                        • Erik Lunden
                                                                          Erik Lunden  3 days back

                                                                          0:26 ‘Woman Friend’. Ah, the good old days.

                                                                          • Amna Sarmad
                                                                            Amna Sarmad  3 days back

                                                                            Washing machines last longer with calgon!

                                                                            • 123pradipta
                                                                              123pradipta  3 days back

                                                                              Well, this is not exactly a criticism. I like video most definitely. But ..... Would you please tone down your make up a bit .... I don't think you wore this much in other videos.

                                                                              • amber rocheleau
                                                                                amber rocheleau  3 days back

                                                                                Im sorry what?

                                                                                • Mikey
                                                                                  Mikey  3 days back

                                                                                  Did she say “advenchurins” in the beginning?

                                                                                  • Mike Meyer
                                                                                    Mike Meyer  3 days back

                                                                                    I bet she’s a freak in bed lol

                                                                                    • Dlanod1234
                                                                                      Dlanod1234  3 days back

                                                                                      👌🏻

                                                                                      • Stinky McCheese
                                                                                        Stinky McCheese  3 days back

                                                                                        Now if they could only figure out what happens to the other sock.

                                                                                        • fmxman1564
                                                                                          fmxman1564  3 days back

                                                                                          Wow

                                                                                          • Nekminute
                                                                                            Nekminute  3 days back

                                                                                            Turbo diesel charged washing machines lets go !

                                                                                            • Chris Miles
                                                                                              Chris Miles  3 days back

                                                                                              ... and now their labs smell much better?

                                                                                              • Anchan Sony
                                                                                                Anchan Sony  3 days back

                                                                                                I just got brain washed

                                                                                                • Johnny Alfredsson
                                                                                                  Johnny Alfredsson  3 days back

                                                                                                  I prefer sodium yanny sulfate in my detergent.