What happens when you pop a balloon filled with air, water, or glass beads and watch it in slow motion? Find out this week on “Now You Know”.

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Many objects float in water due to buoyancy. What happens to the buoyant force when you mix air and water? Watch this video to find out!

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Check out this awesome experiment made from toy cars and a track. No matter where a car starts on this track, it always takes the same amount of time to reach the end!

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Check out this nifty experiment: nitinol is a nickel-titanium metal alloy with a remarkable property: shape memory! You can bend a nitinol wire with ease, but when it’s warmed with a hair dryer it regains its original shape!

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Check out this awesome little experiment to crush our beloved mascot, Cam The Ram (or your plush toy of choice). Don’t worry, Cam was fine and bounces right back!

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Welcome to the first video in our new series “Now You Know”! This week, we suspend various objects in the water using springs; some of these objects sink and others float. What will happen if the entire experiment is let fall? Watch the video to find out!

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How does the shape of your ears affect how you hear? Brenna and Brian explore Animal Ears: ears shaped like those of a brown long-eared bat and an aye-aye lemur. Hear the world in a brand new way with this simple experiment!

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This week, Brian and Elizabeth show us how to use a humidifier, inner tube, and a light to make little fog doughnuts.

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CenturyLink and the Denver Broncos Tackle STEM sponsored Little Shop of Physics engagement activities in 2018-2019. These events included 7 school/club and two public events which in total reached 12,000 people. This partnership also sponsored science giveaways for all 20,000 K-12 students that the Little Shop of Physics visited this year!

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This week Lena and Brian explore lenticular plastic — which contains many tiny cylindrical lenses — to play some cool tricks with light. This special plastic defocuses light along one axis, and is the basis of the LSOP experiment “Straw Crossed”.

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