Skip navigation
No more
Know more

The guy who created Doom and Quake teaches you physics

John Carmack is the creator of Doom. He’s the creator of Quake. He ran a rocket ship company. And in this talk at Quake Con 2013, he explains the physics behind the games he builds. It’s a fascinating look at video games, but also a surprisingly great introduction to physics.

Ezra Klein | October 17, 2013 at 2:03 pm
Know more: Why do gamers worship John Carmack?
No more
Know more
The history of war, in one graph
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
For most states, their biggest import is energy. For Wisconsin, it’s sweaters
Ana Swanson
ADVERTISEMENT
No more
Know more
Same-sex marriage is — or could soon be — legal in all but a few states
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Everyone loves the poop emoji, but Canadians love it more
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The essential workplace guide to appearing smart in meetings
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Mapping New York City’s urban forest
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The U.S. isn’t the fattest country in the world – but it’s close
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The most unique college major in each state
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Map: The best and worst passports for global travel
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The incredible power of the measles vaccine, in one graph
Ana Swanson