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What does sound look like?

See sound waves travel through the air using a clever photographic trick called Schlieren photography.

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How Do You Pour Water Up Into a Glass?

An illusion or just a fancy trick? This article explain how water can pour upward by accelerating towards the Earth.

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Seesaw Science: The Hammer-Ruler Trick

A simple experiment about moments and centre of mass using just a ruler, hammer, some string and a table.

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Cup Trick - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about pressure. All you need is two identical paper or plastic cups.

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Cinderella’s convertible carriage

Symmetry Magazine asked readers to describe the process of neutrino oscillation. The winner involves a bit of Cinderella magic and pumpkins.

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Singing Paperclip Trick - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about vibration and resonance. All you need is a paperclip, water and two identical wine glasses.

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No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticals

Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory have managed to levitate small object using sound, that will hopefully lead to better drugs.

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Science and Magic of Beer

A in-depth guide at what goes on in the brewing process to make your beer, from developing flavours to ensure the right amount of bubbles

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How to burn money -- and still spend it later

A trick of soaking a money note in alcohol and water, burning the alcohol without burning the paper.

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Magic Factory

Includes a number of games about light and colour - reflection, spectrum, speed of light, optical illusions and refraction. Teachers notes available.

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