Topic: Question Power
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013
So, who's up for grabbing lunch in Tokyo today? Yes, Tokyo, Japan. Well, today this may not be a possibility, but scientists are working on new plane designs that could make this lunch date a distinct possibility. XCOR, a rocket engineering firm, has announced...
Thursday, January 3, 2013
So, who’s up for grabbing lunch in Tokyo today? Yes, Tokyo, Japan. Well, today this may not be a possibility, but scientists are working on new plane designs that could make this lunch date a distinct possibility. XCOR, a rocket engineering firm, has announced the...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
How do solids, liquids and gases react to extremely cold temperatures? Watch wide-eyed as pennies shatter, balloons shrink and plants crumble. Observe matter change state right in front of you!
Chemistry is at its coolest when put to action! Witness four different types of chemical reactions. See colorful flames, a foam fountain and a rainbow in a tube! Learn the difference between exothermic and endothermic reactions and watch as a colorless liquid solution changes blue once shaken.
What is Earth’s ultimate energy source? Follow the distribution of heat around the planet, learn why storms spin in one direction and see recent hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones. How do scientists monitor the Earth’s atmosphere from space? Find out as you observe today’s weather...
Learn about Earth’s water cycle on a global scale as you explore heat energy from the Sun and learn about evaporation, transpiration and precipitation. Review Earth’s unique system of water moving about the planet as a solid, liquid and gas.
Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change and ocean temperature are shown on the sphere, illuminating sometimes complex environmental processes in a captivating way.
Friday, September 7, 2012
What do pennies, tennis balls and roses have in common? They can all be shattered after liquid nitrogen is poured on them. Now that’s supercool!
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