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
One more thing fracking might threaten: Your beer
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Ana Swanson
ADVERTISEMENT
No more
Know more
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Where Cubans live in the United States — and no, they’re not all in Florida
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Cuba is on the list of state-sponsored terrorists. Most Americans don’t think it should be
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Charted: Breaking up at Christmas is just too cruel
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
A simple, illustrated guide to avoiding deportation
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Baseball fields are technically infinite. You’re probably standing in one right now
Ana Swanson