Oh, I wish I'd seen this earlier!

The University of Minnesota's Physics Force is presenting its annual Physics Circus tonight, at 7pm, at Northrop Auditorium. The show--a mix of physics demonstrations and humor intended for adults and children--is free and open to the public.

Demonstrations include dropping a team member from a 20-foot tower while shooting a ball at him to demonstrate the effect of gravity on projectiles and collapsing a 55-gallon drum to show the force of air pressure. A team member will propel himself across the stage on a cart by emptying a fire extinguisher to demonstrate how forces come in pairs.

If you can make it, you should check it out.

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Liza's picture
Liza says:

Here's a little taste of the sort of show the Physics Force puts on...

posted on Thu, 01/15/2009 - 4:22pm
Candace's picture
Candace says:

how wierd.!

posted on Wed, 02/25/2009 - 7:37am

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