An Egg and Fire
An Egg and Fire

This experiment is very easy to do but will blow your mind. We have said time and time again that light can bend and reflect in crazy ways. Here is another example of that. Just by charring the outside of a raw (or cooked) egg shell and dipping it in water, you will be able

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DIY: 3D Hologram
DIY: 3D Hologram

Have you ever wanted to feel like you exist in a Sci-Fi world? Or make something that just seems impossible? With this DIY 3D Hologram you can! It is a simple at-home craft that will dazzle your friends and family. All you will need: Printable template Transparency sheet Scissors   Marker Ruler Smartphone or tablet

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Phosphorescence
Phosphorescence

With the glow wall and glow-in-the-dark water bottles and frisbees here at AstroCamp, we often get asked how exactly they work. Well, it all comes down to a phenomenon called phosphorescence. Like fluorescence, which is what you get when you shine a blacklight on something or pass electricity through a container of gas, phosphorescence involves

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The Physics Behind Curveballs
The Physics Behind Curveballs

With the MLB All-Star Game happening, you might be wondering how curveballs and other pitches actually work. Well wonder no longer because Derrick has the answer for you! It all has to do with the 216 raised red stitches altering the airflow around the ball. If the ball leaves the pitcher’s hands spinning counterclockwise like

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How Does Sunscreen Work?
How Does Sunscreen Work?

Summer camp is underway here at AstroCamp and one of the things campers get told time and time again is to wear sunscreen. We all know that sunscreen helps prevent sunburns and skin cancer, but how? Well, sunscreen is composed of a mix of organic and inorganic compounds that work together to limit our exposure

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