RMSC Science Stories

From behind-the-scenes stories to science news, our blog is your place to discover more about the RMSC and your world.

Purple: Science Accident to Fashion Must-Have

Purple: Science Accident to Fashion Must-Have

Humans have been adorning themselves in color since the dawn of time. Ancient cultures across continents were known to dye their skin and fabrics with hues extracted from wood, animals and plants for various reasons—to show cultural affiliation and societal status or for recognition from the spirit world.

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The Science of Balloons

The Science of Balloons

We're so excited about Circus! Circus! tomorrow through Monday that we've already started practicing our balloon animals. You can learn how to make your own too in between our center ring acts and other activities. But, first, do you know the science of balloons? Why can they stretch in so many cool ways? What makes them pop - or not pop? Watch Calvin stick a needle through a balloon without popping it and you'll see what we mean.

 

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