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Bubble Bubble on the Wall, Who's the Squarest of Them All?

Bubbles! Bubbles! Bubbles! My bubbles! It's one of the most memorable scenes from Finding Nemo. We also love bubbles at Steve Spangler Science. The science of bubbles is as fascinating as bubbles are engaging. First, start with a good bubble…
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Weather and Science Day with 9News, Steve Spangler Science and the Colorado Rockies Reaches All Time High

Our annual Weather and Science Day reached a new height this year with the launch of a weather balloon during the event. The weather balloon was launched with help from The Edge of Space. During it's flight, it reached the edge of space at a…
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Skewer Through the Balloon Experiment Surprises Weathercaster

For this experiment, we traded fire extinguishers, exploding toothpaste and liquid nitrogen for balloons and cooking skewers...not an explosive experiment at all. Then why was Becky Ditchfield so nervous? It's so simple. Blow up a balloon…
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Broncos Gameday Science for the NFL Playoffs

As everyone is well aware of by now, the Broncos are playing the New England Patriots in the Playoffs this weekend. Tim Tebow and his team are traveling to Boston to try and keep their Super Bowl dreams alive. This Broncos season has been nothing…
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Weather and Science Day 2011 - Erupting Clouds, Giant Smoke Rings and Exploding Trash Cans Captivate Huge Audience

From the moment the gates opened at 9:30 AM, there was an air of excitement that ran through Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies. The event was billed as the largest hands-on science show ever presented in Colorado… or maybe the country…
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9News Meteorologist Vanishes in Cloud of Smoke - A Great Liquid Nitrogen Explosion

9News meteorologist Becky Ditchfield is never quite sure what to expect during the weekly science segment. I called her over the weekend and asked her to bring in an overcoat and to trade out the high heels for tennis shoes. The liquid nitrogen…