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What's That in the Sky? Is it a Bird or a Plane? Nah, It's Science!

If you were at Weather and Science Day last week, you saw our giant flying sausages, the Solar Bags. Solar Bags are 50 feet long and are made from a very thin plastic. When inflated, the black plastic heats the air up inside the Solar Bag.…
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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…

Staff Spotlight on JJ - Master of Production

Q: Tell us a little about who you are… A: I am a very personable and outgoing person who loves to make the best out of every situation. I feel as though no man or woman is better than the next and that we all need to work close to one another…
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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…

Weather & Science Day Rescheduled Due to... WEATHER!

Weather and Science Day has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, May 17th. The Colorado Rockies management team decided to reschedule the event based on tomorrow's forecast for rain/snow and cold temperatures in the morning during the event.…
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Spangler Wins Heartland Chapter Emmy for Weather and Science Day Television Special

The Spangler team received its second Heartland Chapter Emmy Award last Saturday night at the awards gala held in Denver, Colorado. The award was received for the half hour television special - Spangler Science and Weather at Coors Field - that…

How Ironic! Colorado Rockies Weather & Science Day Cancelled Due to Winter Storm

You just can't make this stuff up. Weather & Science Day is cancelled due to... weather. But it's not just a little rain we're talking about. This storm has the potential to drop a lot of snow, and the high temperature for tomorrow is supposed…
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Colorado Rockies Weather & Science Day 2010 - Attempting a New Guinness World Record?

Last year's Weather & Science Day at Coors Field resulted in a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Physics Lesson. Thanks to support from the Colorado Rockies and 9News, the Steve Spangler Science team is excited to be a part of the…

Best of Spangler Science 2009

It's been quite a year for us at Steve Spangler Science... in fact, when the year starts out with 50 off your closest friends helping you wish Ellen DeGeneres a Happy Birthday, you know big things are in store.  Whether we were letting fans…
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Jeff Francis and Steve Spangler Hit a Home Run at Coors Field... With a Potato

One of the highlights of Weather and Science Day was the look on Jeff Francis' face - Colorado Rockies Pitcher - when I pulled out my potato "launcher" and told him to shoot it into left field.  It was like a kid in a candy store... The first…