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Balloon popping in splash lab

Bursting bubbles in the name of science

Researchers in the BYU Splash Lab are examining the science behind why and how bubbles and balloons pop. With a variety of balloons and bubbles to pop, and with the help of super slow-motion cameras, these researchers have created a remarkable spectacle. 

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Blender-testing setup for Blendtec's "Torture Chamber."

Engineering and technology students create "torture chamber" for Blendtec

Engineering and technology students have focused on upgrading the laboratory used by those associated with the popular “Will it blend?” series by Blendtec. This lab, nicknamed “The Torture Chamber”, is where researchers test their blenders by pushing them to their absolute limit.

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