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Posts tagged suction cups

July 9, 2012

 

scotch tape dispenser

What Makes Tape Sticky?

Ever wonder about the physics behind your everyday office supplies?

September 15, 2010

 

International space station

Would Suction Cups Work In Space?

You've watched astronauts complete dangerous missions on space walks. Couldn't they use suction cups and suction themselves to the ship?

June 27, 2005

 

No Pressure

Some very adventurous people have used big suction cups to climb the fronts of glass buildings. However, they’d better not climb too high, because the higher you go, the less effective a suction cup will be. In space they’re no good at all! Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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