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Floating Bowling Balls

Can a bowling ball float? The quick answer is "all heavy things sink." But not so fast...why does an aircraft carrier float but a penny sinks? Some bowling balls will float and others will sink. All regulation bowling balls are the same size.…

Seven-Layer Density Column: Stacking Liquids

Oil and water don’t mix. Everyone knows that. What is the scientific reason behind why don’t they mix? Answer: Oil and water don’t mix because of how their molecules are constructed. Water is what is known as a polar molecule. A water…