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Sunday Science Tidbit; Bend Water With A Hairbrush?

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re going bend water with a hairbrush! This sounds crazy right? I mean how can we bend water with a hairbrush without touching it?! Here’s what you’ll need: – A clean head of hair – A hairbrush – Sink See video above for the experiment. Here’s how it works! Everything in the world, including you, is made up of atoms! Those atoms contain protons, neutrons, and electrons. When you brush your hair, you collect the electrons, which carry a negative charge, on the hairbrush. Remember the old saying, opposites attract. When you…

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Sunday Science Tidbit; Why do the leaves change colors?

It’s beginning to feel like autumn outside and in this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit, let’s talk about why the leaves change colors! Plants u…

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Sunday Science Tidbit; Why are the Blue Ridge Mountains blue?

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re travelling up to the mountains of North Carolina to answer the question… why do the Blue Ridge Mo…

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Sunday Science Tidbit; Out of this world weather (Part 1 and 2)

This week’s Sunday Science Tidbit is out of this world! Let’s start right here at home. Earth is the only planet able to sustain life. It ca…

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Sunday Science Tidbit; Fujiwhara Effect & Fibonacci Spiral

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we take a look at the weather in a different way… the Fujiwhara Effect and the Fibonacci Spiral. You’ve…

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Sunday Science Tidbit; Semi-Permanent Pressure Systems

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit, we’re going to talk about semi-permanent pressure systems.   You’ve heard the WNCT meteorologists talk…

Sunday Science Tidbit; What is the color of the ocean?

Our very own Kelly Byrne gave me the topic for this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit. So… What color is the ocean? Blue, green, blue-green, brow…