Musical Straw – Steve Spangler

So, you’re waiting for your dinner to arrive and you’re bored out of your mind. There’s nothing to read… the conversation is slim to none… and you’ve already counted all of the sugar packets. Hmmm? There’s a straw… and straws are interesting. Is there anything you can do with a straw to “be amazing?” Keep reading – in a matter of minutes you’ll have the entire restaurant upset by your science antics.

Click here to the full experiment at Steve’s website

3 Brand New Colors That Scientists Discovered

 

For millennia, we mostly had to make do with natural pigments and dyes, but in the last 300 years or so, chemical synthesis has revolutionized the colors of our world. We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! Continue reading

The First Step in Terraforming Mars

It’s going to be a lot easier to colonize Mars if we can terraform it first. The first step would be to give Mars a thicker atmosphere, which means it will need a magnetic field, or magnetosphere, to protect it. Here’s how we would do that. Continue reading