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Newton's Apple

Country: America
Added: 2006
Category: Science
Abstract: With a falling apple, Newton opened the gate of gravity, so we can see curiosity is very crutial when exploring scientific phenomena around us. In the series "Newton's Apple", together with the hosts, the audiences will get resolutions to some questions, get to know truth behind phenomena, and test the scientific correctness through experiments.

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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to three questions: first, how do water-skiers stay up? Suchin Pak will explore the science behind the waterskiing for us. Second, why do doctors check our reflexes while having a check-up? And third, Peggy Knapp will show us how to make fat-free foods.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to three questions: first, Dave Huddleston will go to the circus to find out how high-wire walkers stay up. Second, Stacey Olsen from the University of Pennsylvania Museum will reveal the hidden secrets of mummies for us. And third, how do bug sprays work?
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to three questions: first, why was the great Maya civilization suddenly disappeared 700 years ago? Second, Dave will explore the ear with Doctor Lisa Hunter from the audio center of the University of Minnesota. And third, how does a parachute work?
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall have a special African adventure. When you think of this part of the world, images like this probably lead to mind: the amazing wild life of equatorial Africa. We've come to this continent to explore some of the unique game reserves these animals now call home. And Kennya's borders encompass one of the largest game reserves: the Masai Mala.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to three questions: first, how do ice-surfers go so fast? Suchin is ready for her ice-surfing lesson. Second, how do they do DNA finger printing on blood-found scene of crime? Can they really identify a criminal? And third, Peggy will tell us if the home remedies really work.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to two questions: first, if an airplane crashes and catches fire, how can fire fighters put it out fast enough to save the people inside? Second, why are balloons so stretchy? And last, a display of home videos the viewers did of some science projects.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, Brian, Peggy and Suchin will be at the Disney to discover the science behind the excitement. Keeping up on track is no simple matter, we will discover how Disney uses high-tech computer to keep the flows moving along. We will unlock the science of communicating with dolphins. And we will go behind the scenes of the spectacular laser light show to discover the engineerings that makes it possible.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to three questions: first, how do you clean up a chemical spill? Here is Peggy Knapp with the answer. Second, we will find out why an inlaid skater is so much faster than a roller skater. And third, Why does my skin wrinkle when I stay in a bathtub for a long time?
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to the questions: first, we will ride the rails to get the insight of how a roller coaster was made. Second, my mother and my teacher are always saying how dangerous smoking is. They say millions of people smoke and thousands of them die of it every year. If smoking is so unhealthy, why is it so hard for some people to stop? And third, exactly how does an eraser work?
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to the questions: first, what happen to my letters once I deposit them into a mailbox? Second, how can some gemstones have different colors? At the end of today's show, we will tell you how you bring your curiosity and camera to work by joining next year's contest.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to the questions: first, I see signs on the pumps at the gas station. It says the gasoline contains ethanol. What is ethanol? And what does it do to the gasoline in my engine? Second, how do bones get so strong? And last, welcome to this week's Science Try-its.
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    Coming up on the special episode of Newton's Apple, four teenagers win a wild expedition. Each year, Outside Magazine seeks out the greatest explorer of the next generation with Outside adventure grant. This year's winners travel to British Columbia, with a kyak to push and climb glacier covered mountains. As we are about to see, the science of expedition can be dangerous. Knowing the science of equipment can save your life, a team of young people learn to work together in the rudeness of environment.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to the questions: first, David Mitchell from Massachusetts asked, "How do mammoth become extinct at the end of last Ice Age? Second, back in the late 1980s when our growing awareness of global warming was on front page, Newton's Apple first took a look at how greenhouse effect works. Just a minute we will revisit that segment and then update new insights about global climate change.
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to the questions: first, can these young engineers improve the Mars Rover? Second, Carlie Olsen from Texas asked, "What makes the wind blow?" To help us understand where the wind comes from, Ronando Castiyas, high school teacher from St. Paul Academy Minnesota comes here at our scene. And last, Bethony Lock asked, "I love chocolate, my whole family does. But where does it come from?"
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    On this episode of Newton's Apple, we shall find answers to the questions: first, Andria Lorin from Portland Oregon asked, "How do veterinarians of the zoo take care of all those wild animals?" Second, David Hersue from California asked, "How does my engine make my car move?" And last, have you ever wondered how a can opener works?
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    Newton's Apple (38)

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    Newton's Apple (39)

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