Make a Balloon Rocket
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Make a Balloon Rocket

It might look like we’re having a party, but we’re actually conducting an experiment! Squeaks and I are experimenting with balloons, to see what happens when we try different things with them. Like blowing them up—and then letting them go! Want to join us? Before we get started, let’s think ahead: Other than balloons, what […]

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Coronavirus – Rescue Flights and Impact to Aviation
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Coronavirus – Rescue Flights and Impact to Aviation

– Number infections by the coronavirus have continued to rise. In China, over 10000 flights have been cancelled on a given day, right now. There are rescue flights out of Wuhan by many countries. Passengers’ seats have been added in the cargo hold. – [Newscaster] Evacuated now, safely. – [Dr. Isaac Bogoch] And the people […]

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How Do Birds Fly?
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How Do Birds Fly?

How do birds fly? Well, it mostly has to do with the shape of their wings and how they move them. When a bird flies, it flies through air, and the air flows over and under the wing. If we look at a section of a bird’s wing from the side, we see that it […]

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When Wingsuit Flying Goes Wrong
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When Wingsuit Flying Goes Wrong

Number 8 Dario Zanon Italian wingsuit flyer Dario Zanon was among the best in the sport. Known to his followers as “The Great Dario”, Zanon’s talent as a pilot was undeniable. He kept his composure in any environment and, according to one of his fellow flyers, his “skill was compared to none”. In spite of […]

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Why Don’t Planes Fly Over Antarctica?
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Why Don’t Planes Fly Over Antarctica?

planes forget about trains and all the bills for a moment because our purview today is to slide up that weird little porthole window and other people in the seat behind it and peek out at the vast expanse of cloud and the wonderment of the atmosphere whilst trying to stare down at how impossibly […]

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