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Posts tagged balloon

March 9, 2012

 

a large group of balloons floating into the air

High Inflation

What happens to the balloon after it rises out of sight?

February 2, 2004

 

The Fireproof Balloon

Want to try an experiment involving water, fire, and a balloon? Learn about "The Fireproof Balloon" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Bang!

Counted in this category of shocking sounds are the accidental popping of a balloon and the forceful smashing of an air-filled paper bag. But why are these things so loud?

September 27, 2003

 

Steering a Balloon

But a hot air balloon doesn’t have any way of pushing itself forward. It can only go up or down. So how can it move around?

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