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Amplify Show Me Some Science: Up in the Air

Here on Earth where Amplify is located, gravity pulls objects down towards the ground. This month, we explore how to keep the objects up in the air. There are a couple of different physics-related phenomena going on here: Buoyancy When the black bag is placed in the sun, air expands and a buoyant force makes [...]

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Show Me Some Science: Fog Ring Launchers

These fog ring launchers are drum-shaped with a circular hole on one end. Air is forced out through the hole and travels in a vortex, a spinning doughnut of air. It’s like a little tornado that has wrapped around in a circle. Air in a vortex travels a surprisingly long distance in a straight line. [...]

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