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Posts tagged dizzy

August 10, 2011

 

child spinning in the playground

How Semi-Circular Canals In Our Ears Keep Us Balanced

It can happen at a carnival or on the dance floor--that moment when you stop spinning and the world starts spinning around you.

March 19, 2010

 

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Centripetal Force And Merry-Go-Rounds

Have you ever watched children on a merry-go-round and wondered why some children were dizzy and some weren't?

April 25, 2005

 

Standing on One Foot

Try standing on one foot. Not so hard, you say? Try it with your eyes closed. Now that’s much harder! Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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