Steve Spangler on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

When someone is as awesome as Ellen DeGeneres, people tend to listen to what that person has to say. So when Ellen says, “Steve Spangler is the science teacher you always wanted to have in school,” we get pretty hyped-up around the office.…

Steve Spangler Celebrates 1000 Appearances on 9News

Steve Spangler is known for creating amazing hands-on science experiences for kids. Whether it involves kits, toys, or incredible experiments, kids leave an experience with Steve feeling like science magicians. https://youtu.be/O8yxgSZkJ84 Over…

How a Device Used to Kill Humans Saved Penguins

Humans Saved Penguins By Trying to Kill Other Humans Be honest: do you like penguins? The answer is yes. You love penguins just like everyone else. You've watched Happy Feet more times than your 11-year-old niece has sang "Let It Go" in the…
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3D Printing: The End of Manual Labor?

Robots and other automated, mechanical beings have been a staple in science-fiction for a very long time, finding their first mentions in the ancient world. At the onset of the 21st century, however, robots became much more than an idea in a…
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Boiling Water Turns Into Snow in Subzero Temps a Hoax

Another science hoax is sweeping the country, it seems.  As two-thirds of the country is gripped in the clutches of a Polar Vortex, many are spending time outside in the cold trying to create instant snow. Internet videos and stories are…
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Get an Email When the International Space Station is Overhead

The International Space Station is the third brightest object in the sky (after the sun and moon) - it can be seen without a telescope by the naked eye. The ISS is even visible when spotted over a city and flies over about 90 percent of the…

Move Over 'Selfie' - Merriam-Webster Dictionary Names 'Science' the Word of the Year

Move over 'selfie,' there's a new word of the year in town. The selfie is one of the most popular activities ever, and Merriam-Webster, America's leading dictionary publisher, agrees.  "Selfie" is one of Merriam-Webster's Top 10 Word of…
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11-Year-Old Invents Sandless Sandbags That Use Polymer Similar to Insta-Snow

Fort Lauderdale, Florida sixth grader Peyton Robertson may revolutionize how we protect ourselves and property from flooding. Earlier this month, he won the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his sandless sandbag. The Young…
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Tragedy in Colorado - The Science Behind a '100 Year Flood'

The Colorado Front Range is still reeling after a major storm dumped more precipitation on areas in 24 to 48 hours than they receive in an entire year. The result was 20-foot walls of water rushing down the sides of mountains, rivers coming…

New Electric Car is Cool, Sleek and a Little Bit TRON

Renault is the first car manufacturer to sell a zero-emission vehicle. They have an entire line of electric cars to suit every need and motorhead. Their newest and smallest car, the Twizy Electric Car, uses the same tires as Renault's Formula…