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Posts tagged air pressure

December 16, 2003

 

Popping Ears

Why do ears pop when traveling by plane? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Whatever Gets You Through the Night

Ever wonder about not having enough air to breath? "Whatever Gets you Through the Night" on today's Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Tail of the Stegosaurus

If you've seen Jurassic Park, you might be familiar with the Stegosaurus. Learn about the stegosaur and his tail on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A woman blowing out her birthday candles and making a wish before enjoying the cake

A Candle Trick

Impress your friends with a cool candle trick: learn how to blow on a candle flame and make it come toward you rather than lean away or even go out.

September 27, 2003

 

Creating a Vacuum

Ever wonder how a vacuum cleaner works? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Ear-friendly Train Tunnels

The most famous tunnel is the thirty mile “Chunnel” between England and France. Thirty miles of air is a lot to push around, so engineers have come up with a clever solution. The Chunnel is actually two separate tunnels, connected by cross passages.

September 27, 2003

 

The Mystery of the Backwards Balloon

The same thing happens to the air in the car. When the car stops the air keeps moving forward. This results in more air, or higher air pressure, in the front of the passenger compartment.

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