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Boyle, Charles and Cans...Oh, How I love the pressure!
Boyle, Charles and Cans...Oh, How I love the pressure!

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products You may have tried the can crushing pressure demo, you may have even tried it with a 55 gallon drum, but...

Can a Helium Balloon Defy Physics?
Can a Helium Balloon Defy Physics?

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Watch this video and it almost seems like this balloon's actions are counter-intuitive to everything we know about motion and inertia....

Duke students find a way to walk on water...Well, not quite.
Duke students find a way to walk on water...Well, not quite.

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products The students of Duke University filled a pool with a mix of cornstarch and water to create a non-Newtonian fluid known...

Fluid Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics

"Everything flows and nothing abides; everything gives way and nothing stays fixed."-Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus We live in a world of fluids, i.e., substances that can flow. Unlike solids, fluids have no definite form but instead assume the shape...

Chemistry: Gas Laws Smorgasborg
Chemistry: Gas Laws Smorgasborg

Click here to subscribe to our CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when the next blog is released. The activities that follow represent the exploratory phase of the learning cycle approach. These activities introduce students to the behavior of gases in...